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Freedom Clinics

Who is Ortho-K for?

Overnight Vision Correction, otherwise known as Ortho-K allows people suffering from myopia, or short sightedness, to enjoy a life without lenses or specs during the day, whilst enjoying clear, natural, corrected vision
Ortho-K is available for patients with the following prescriptions:
Spherical Prescription of up to -5.00D
Astigmatism of up to -2.50D (Cyl)


Ortho-K is ideal for:

  • People who want clear natural vision all day – every day
  • Sporty or Active People
  • Young People – Ortho-K can help reduce the progression of shortsightedness
  • People who have considered laser surgery but are worried about the risks
  • People who find contact lenses uncomfortable or inconvenient

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The Process:

Appointment 1. Evaluation
Patient must not have worn any contact lenses for at least 48 hours prior to initial appointment. Suitability is assessed and scans taken to accurately map shape of front surface of the eye.

Appointment 2. Fitting
Lenses are fitted, patient shown how to insert, remove, clean and store the lenses. Lenses to be worn that night.

Appointment 3. First Assessment
Morning after first wear patient returns to the practice wearing the lenses – Lenses removed and vision assessed.

Appointment 4. First Follow Up
Patient returns 5-7 days later for an afternoon appointment when lenses will have been removed upon awaking. It is anticipated that a good level of vision has now been achieved and is remaining stable throughout the day.

Appointment 5. Second Assessment
Patient returns approximately 14 days from first wear. Confirming successful fitting

Future Aftercare:

Patient returns every 6 months for a vision and eye health assessment. Lenses are replaced and new scans taken either every 6 or 12 months.

Cost

If suitable for scans, there is an initial fee of £189.00. This is the cost of all Initial appointments, your first pair of lenses, (plus up to 2 pairs of prescription changes should they be required), cleaning solutions and a storage case.

You will then be set up onto a direct debit scheme where a simple monthly fee will cover all future supply of lenses, (lenses are replaced either every 6 or 12 months) solutions, all future after care and sight tests.

What If I can’t get on with Ortho-K?

All Ortho-K lenses are specially manufactured individually to your unique specifications. In the unlikely event that you should you not happy with the vision that Ortho-K provides you then we will offer a £100 credit against any spectacle of contact lens purchase from us.

The supply of all Ortho-K lenses is subject to suitability and availability and is done so under the care and guidance of our Qualified Optometrist.

 

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New Logo Nov18 Portsea Island Eyecare

We are now open and ready to see you once again … 

 

Many thanks for bearing with us while we had to temporarily suspend some of our usual services.

We hope that you and your family are well following the Coronavirus crisis.

 

We’ve made some changes …

In order to keep you safe and ensure your visit to us is a comfortable and convenient as possible, we have made some changes to the practice.

Full details are listed below but one thing that will never change, is our determination to deliver you fantastic eyecare in a warm and friendly environment.

Please be assured that the health, safety and well being of you, our wonderful patients and our fantastic staff, are paramount.

Please take a few minutes to read the following changes that we have made for your safely, comfort and convenience.

 

Before you arrive …

✓ Please book your appointment online or by phone

✓ Bring a mask (we have supplies if you don’t have one)

✓ Bring your own pen

✓ Arrive on time (not too early)

✓ Come alone (or you can come with 1 other person)

✓ The optician may call you to discuss any individual needs

✓ Bring a complete list of medication and your most recent prescription if you have it 

 

When you arrive ….

✓ The door will be locked – don’t worry we will let you in

✓ Your temperature will be taken

✓ You will need to sanitise your hands

✓ You will need to put on your mask

✓ You may need to put on gloves

✓ We will ensure you have social distancing

✓ We have placed some dividing screens in various areas

✓ Our practice staff will be wearing PPE

✓ All spectacle frames are fully sanitised between use

 

After Care …

✓ We will book an appointment for you

✓ We can post your spectacles to you

✓ We can arrange a home visit if preferred

 

Our new extra cleaning regime includes …

✓ Deep cleaning of practice daily

✓ All equipment sanitised between patients

✓ All spectacle frames triple sanitised

✓ Controlled process throughout

 

Any questions, please just call us and we’d be happy to explain.

01452 410494