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JCB kids frames – truck-loads of fun

Specsavers and JCB have launched a new range of frames, designed for children with a passion for diggers, in stores nationwide. The launch was retail theatre at its best with parenting bloggers, children, press and customers alike turning up to see a Manchester opticians turn into a JCB themed store for the day. | more

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Dispensing case study – Progressive lenses and isocylinder plots

Various lens parameters will vastly impact the progressive lens design and so this should be considered when selecting a lens for the patient. The use of isocylinder plots can assist with this –however, the plots provided by manufacturers often show a plano prescription with a +2.00 addition and so are not a true representation of the lens. This case study shows the impact of the varying lens parameters and will allow you to assess whether the use of isocylinder plots during lens selection is the most effective tool. | more

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Contact lenses – from supplier to decision-maker

Andrew Symons lives, breathes (and wears) contact lenses and – coming from Sauflon and CooperVision’s Professional Services team – he brings a wealth of experience to his new role as Specsavers senior contact lens portfolio manager. Find out what’s in store for his CL customers and what would be the one thing he’d like every contact lens optician to pledge this year. | more