Our top foods for eye health

Would you say your diet is healthy? Have you considered how your diet could be affecting your vision? To help you enjoy good eye health, let’s take a look at our top 3 foods for eye health as well as 3 foods that don’t do your eye health any favours ahead of National Eye Health … Continue reading “Our top foods for eye health”

The first ever Mulberry UK Eyewear Collection in store!

Do you want to be the one setting the trend instead of following the crowd? When it comes to eyewear, there is one way you can stand out from the crowd this summer – with Mulberry UK! Best known for their bags, this year, luxury British brand Mulberry launched its first ever eyewear range and … Continue reading “The first ever Mulberry UK Eyewear Collection in store!”

Picking the best sunglasses for UV protection this summer

There’s more than this summer’s styles to consider when you pick out your sunglasses. A good quality pair of UV protection sunglasses will shield your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV radiation. Before we dive into what to consider when picking the best sunglasses for UV protection, it’s useful to know a bit about UV … Continue reading “Picking the best sunglasses for UV protection this summer”

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift from Ferrier And Mackinnon

Countless dinners cooked, pick-ups and drop-offs to school and friends’ houses, hugs when you’re happy and hugs when you’re down, that’s mums for you. Always there, day in, day out. Wouldn’t it be great if you could give your mum a Mother’s Day gift that will add a bit of sparkle to the humdrum of … Continue reading “The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift from Ferrier And Mackinnon”

Dry January, Not So Dry Eyes

Did you overindulge with the alcohol over the festive period? Are you planning on giving it a up as part of Dry January? It’s a great idea if you want to get healthy, shed a few pounds and take care of your eye health. Surprised by that last one? Research has shown that drinking too … Continue reading “Dry January, Not So Dry Eyes”

Preparing for Christmas: Home Eye Tests

Home Eye Tests

Everyone should have access to exceptional eye care, so if you can’t get to one of our practices this Christmas, we’ll bring the practice to you! As the dark months set in, it’s doubly important to get your eyes tested to avoid accidents and enjoy the festive TV schedule with clarity.  As one of the … Continue reading “Preparing for Christmas: Home Eye Tests”

Getting Your Kids’ Eyes ‘Back to School Ready’

It is estimated that 80% of your child’s education is absorbed through their eyes, yet this September one in five school-aged children will return to the classroom with an undiagnosed vision problem. So to celebrate National Eye Health Week (24th – 30th September) Ferrier & Mackinnon Optometrists are campaigning for every local child to book … Continue reading “Getting Your Kids’ Eyes ‘Back to School Ready’”

What are the Benefits of Contact Lenses?

contact lenses

Summer – the season of lazy beach holidays, weddings, picnics in the park, and finally starting your fitness regime. But have you ever felt hindered by your glasses? Contact lenses have the potential to transform your vision experience. Panoramic clarity, greater flexibility and a natural look are just a few of the benefits of contact … Continue reading “What are the Benefits of Contact Lenses?”

Lighten Up Your Life With Silhouette Lightweight Frames

light weight frames

In a state-of-the-art eyewear workshop tucked away in the Austrian town of Linz an 800-strong workforce of artisans, creatives and engineers is buzzing with activity.  Designers are poring over inspiration for collections due to come out in two years’ time; the colour department is pulling together trend boards; while scientists experiment with cutting-edge sun lens … Continue reading “Lighten Up Your Life With Silhouette Lightweight Frames”

Orthokeratology – Everything You Need To Know!


Everything You Need to Know About Ortho K Lenses! Ever wondered what it would be like to have crisp, clear vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses? If that’s you, but the thought of surgery leaves you cold, then Ortho K (Orthokeratology) could be the treatment for you. Here, we give you our … Continue reading “Orthokeratology – Everything You Need To Know!”