Lambrou Eye Studio, Independent Optician in Locksbottom, Orpington, Kent


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VDU and Corporate Lenses (Occupational)

Occupational progressive power lenses are designed for performing a particular job or hobby, however they are not meant for general purpose wear. In the office, we are more reliant on computers with many spending the majority of their working day viewing a screen.  Individuals may benefit from specific VDU spectacles or where working distances are […]

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Corrective Surgery Referrals

Nowadays specialists are able to correct virtually every form of refractive error and there is so much more than just laser procedures.  We can make recommendations and offer advice, concerning your suitability for vision correction treatment and refer you if deemed appropriate. An eximer laser is used to reshape the cornea, which is the transparent […]

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Age Related Macular Degeneration and MPOD

Macular degeneration (ARMD) is an age related condition, which affects the macula (central part of the retina).  It is a painless condition, usually affecting both eyes to varying degrees. ARMD often leads to a gradual loss of central vision, rather than peripheral vision and causes problems with: Reading and fine detail Driving Colours appearing less […]

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Eye Sight and Nutrition

Age Related Macular degeneration (ARMD) and Cataracts are to two leading causes of sight loss in the developing world.  Exposure to oxidative stress such as smoking and sunlight can increase the risk of cataracts.  Consuming more anti-oxidants could reduce this risk from 30-50%. Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is caused by the accumulation of debris […]

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Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (EyeDream)

The yearly ritual of finding a minus prescription for our school aged patients is not enjoyable.  Of all the optical solutions that have been studied in controlled clinical trials, Ortho-K has been shown to slow myopic progression the most. Increasing myopia poses a very real cost to society.  The cost not only includes glasses, contact […]

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye is a common and often chronic condition, where there are insufficient tears to lubricate the conjunctiva and can lead to discomfort, blurred vision and possible corneal damage. In addition to lubricating the eye, tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye, washing away foreign matter and ensuring […]

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Dyslexia / Visual Stress Impairment / Coloured Overlay assessments

Visual stress is a condition specifically related to eyestrain, difficulties with reading and associated headaches and affects both adults and children. It is not dyslexia, which is a linguistic problem and is a general term for disorders involving difficulties in learning to read or interpret letters, words.  When dyslexia and visual stress co-exist, they exacerbate […]

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Cataract Referrals

A cataract is a clouding of the crystalline lens, caused by a build up of protein, which can occur in one or both eyes.  This prevents light from passing clearly through the lens and causes some loss of vision.  There are different types including: Age related cataracts Congenital cataracts Secondary cataracts Traumatic cataracts Certain conditions, […]

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Glaucoma Refinement / Ocular Hypertension Screening

Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the United Kingdom and because it is initially asymptomatic, can go undetected for several years. It usually affects both eyes, to varying degrees and occurs when eye fluid is unable to drain properly, causing a build-up of intra-ocular pressure. This can lead to damage to […]

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