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    Extended Wear & Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

    We offer an absolutely comprehensive range of contact lenses, including those for daily or monthly wear, single vision, monovision or varifocals, and toric lenses for those with astigmatism.  Daily disposable lenses are ideal for sports, social occasions and part time wearers and an easy introduction to new wearers. Newer lens materials and designs are more permeable to oxygen, and therefore protect the  eyes from the effects of oxygen deficiency, end-of-day discomfort, irritation dryness and redness. New Generation Contact Lenses Contact lens technology keeps changing and we now offer several types of lenses in the new generation of silicone hydrogel materials. These lenses have five times the oxygen transmissibility of other…

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    Ophthalmic Opticians Edinburgh – Profile

    John Trotter & Co Ophthalmic Opticians practice is prominently situated on George Street in Edinburgh’s city centre, near the Assembly rooms. The practice has a classic design that is warm and welcoming. The traditional design of the front practice contrasts with the hi-tec equipment in the consulting areas. Our Optometrists We have three principal Optometrists; the Managing Partner Eleanor Leech, Coral Allan and Catriona Kennedy. Eleanor has been in the practice since 1998; Coral since 1996 and we were very pleased that Catriona Kennedy joined us in the Autumn of 2012. Our Dispensers Jen Anderson and Gillian Ferrier will help you choose the best frame from our vast range and…

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    Maximise and Maximise-Plus Eyecare Scheme

    The Maximise and Maximise-Plus eyecare scheme is exclusive to John Trotter Opticians and our associate practice F. Robson & Co Opticians of Newcastle. For a small monthly payment members  receive all professional services free of charge i.e. eye examination, Optomap retinal imaging and contact lens checks.  The scheme gives huge savings – usually 30% – on spectacle purchases, and reduced price contact lenses. Free eye examinations As a Maximise Member we will invite you to have annual eye examinations, however, you can take advantage of additional examinations as you feel you need them. Huge Savings on Spectacles You will receive huge savings on as many pairs of spectacles as you…

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    Trotters Ophthalmic Opticians, Edinburgh – Eye Care Glossary

    Is  the name given to acharacteristic of a lens which prevents the formation of a perfect image. Aberrations affecting the quality of images produce degraded sharpness, lowered contrast, distorted shape, and colour fringing. Ablation Technique usually used to correct near-sightedness.  It is achieved with excimer laser in which tissue is removed from the central optical zone with the intent of reshaping the cornea’s curvature. Accommodation The ability of the eye to change its focus from distant object to near.  The eye achieves this by altering the shape of the crystalline lens with the ciliary muscles. Acuity Is a measure of how clearly the eye sees. Clearness, as in visual acuity.…

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    Ophthalmic Opticians Edinburgh – Profile

    Home Profile Contact Us Site Map John Trotter & Co Ophthalmic Opticians practice is prominently situated on George Street in Edinburgh’s city centre, near the Assembly rooms. The practice has a classic design that is warm and welcoming. The traditional design of the front practice contrasts with the hi-tec equipment in the consulting areas. Our Optometrists We have two principal Optometrists; the Managing Partner Eleanor Leech and Coral Allan. After gaining experience as a hospital optometrist in Middlesburgh and researching into causes of Myopia in Cardiff, Eleanor has been in the practice since 1998; Coral since 1996. Our Dispensing manager, Mr Chetty, is well known to all our clients as…

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    Drivewear Lenses – Increasing Driving Safety & Comfort

    Home Profile Contact Us Site Map Drivewear lenses have been recently launched onto the market and are the first prescription sunglass lenses that are both photochromic and polarised Photochromic – darken in the sun Polarised – ideal lens property for glare reduction Increase Driving Safety & Comfort In low light, the lenses are a green/yellow colour which provides high contrast, minimises glare and maximises useful light information reaching the eye. Behind the windscreen, on a sunny day, they change to a copper colour which reduces glare and excess visual light. It also gives good traffic light recognition, highlighting reds and greens. Finally, in sunny outdoor conditions they become a dark…

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    Ophthalmic Opticians Edinburgh – Eyewear

    Home Profile Contact Us Site Map As a totally independent opticians we are not restricted in the spectacte frames and lenses which we supply.  Razia,  our Principal Dispensing Optician is able to source spectacle frames and lenses from  manufacturers around the world. This freedom of lens and frame selection, plus our expertise as opticians, enables us to provide a vastly wider choice than the limited ranges offered by multiple store opticians and optical supermarkets. Varifocals & Thin Lenses Recent years have seen huge developments in spectacle lens technology. We now have access to many new optically superior lenses in  varifocals and single vision form.  These provide better, clearer vision than…

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    Extended Wear & Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

    Home Profile Contact Us Site Map We offer an absolutely comprehensive range of contact lenses, including those for daily or monthly wear, single vision, monovision or varifocals, and toric lenses for those with astigmatism.  Daily disposable lenses are ideal for sports, social occasions and part time wearers and an easy introduction to new wearers. Newer lens materials and designs are more permeable to oxygen, and therefore protect the  eyes from the effects of oxygen deficiency, end-of-day discomfort, irritation dryness and redness. New Generation Contact Lenses Contact lens technology keeps changing and we now offer several types of lenses in the new generation of silicone hydrogel materials. These lenses have five…

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    Sunglasses

    Home Profile Contact Us Site Map Monday 9.00 – 5.30 Tuesday 9.00 – 5.30 Wednesday 9.00 – 5.30 Thursday 9.00 – 6.00 Friday 9.00 – 5.30 Saturday 9.00 – 3.00 email: Tel:

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    Prescription Sports Eyewear by Nupolar and adidas

    Home Profile Contact Us Site Map We can offer you low-priced polarised prescription sunglasses by Nupolar. Ideal for winter sports or for driving in early morning or late afternoon sun as they minimise glare. These sunglasses also increase visual clarity and provide safe, relaxed vision. Adidas has developed a highly respected range of sports eyewear:- Wraparound styling protects against injury, wind and insects and gives distortion free vision Breakproof materials that are firm but flexible and light for maximum comfort Interchangeable protective filter lenses. These provide clearer vision and cut out UV light ClimaCool by Adidas ClimaCool is an award winning ventilation technology made up of specially engineered vents on…