Why choose Zeiss lenses for glasses this winter?

How confident do you feel on the road when the weather takes a turn for the worst? Driving at night through sleet, snow or rainfall is certainly more demanding on your attention, but it also poses a greater challenge for your vision. This is something the technology experts at Zeiss, one of the world’s leading … Continue reading “Why choose Zeiss lenses for glasses this winter?”

Carolina Herrera Glasses: femininity and elegance

December means Christmas, carols and Carolina Herrera, well, at least it does at Ferrier & MacKinnon Optometrists! Carolina Herrera is our eyewear brand of the month and with the dark, wintery days of the season, there is no better choice to brighten things up than the vibrant, colourful frames created by this Venezuelan fashion label. … Continue reading “Carolina Herrera Glasses: femininity and elegance”

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?”