Bridgman Eyecare News Feed http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz Bridgman Eyecare MySight Myopia Control Lenses with ActivControl have arrivedhttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/18/MySight-Myopia-Control-Lenses-with-ActivControl-have-arrivedThese new lenses are clinically proven to reduce the rate of myopic progression by around 60% in children, reducing the risk of eye disease long term for those who use them. &nbsp;For full information click here:<br /> <a href="https://coopervision.com.my/contact-lenses/misight">https://coopervision.com.my/contact-lenses/misight</a>1505044800http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/18/MySight-Myopia-Control-Lenses-with-ActivControl-have-arrivedhttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz147MySight Myopia Control Lenses with ActivControl have arrivedhttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/18/MySight-Myopia-Control-Lenses-with-ActivControl-have-arrived Myopia Control with an Eyedrop now available in Dunedin and Balcluthahttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/17/Myopia-Control-with-an-Eyedrop-now-available-in-Dunedin-and-BalcluthaIt&#39;s here - 0.01% Atropine drops, as shown to work in the ATOM study! &nbsp; These are practically free of side effects as they are only 1/100th of the standard dose of this drug for other uses, and yet they have enough action on the eye to reduce the rate at which shortsightedness (myopia) worsens by about 60%. &nbsp;They act on Muscarinic receptors in the eye to slow or halt excess growth in length of the eye. &nbsp;This reduces the final amount of myopia suffered by a treated child when they reach adulthood, and naturally stop growing, to less than it would otherwise be. &nbsp; Therefore we can reduce both the need for glasses and also the risk of blindness from eye disease.<br /> For more information, please make an appointment with any of our optometrists, who can arrange a prescription for you.<br /> Link to the ATOM study:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.aao.org/assets/28fe020e-5f93-4d06-aac1-889cecb15fb2/635835505202800000/atropine-for-myopia-5-yr-clinical-trial-ophthalmology-2015-pdf?inline=1" target="_blank">https://www.aao.org/assets/28fe020e-5f93-4d06-aac1-889cecb15fb2/635835505202800000/atropine-for-myopia-5-yr-clinical-trial-ophthalmology-2015-pdf?inline=1</a>1497182400http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/17/Myopia-Control-with-an-Eyedrop-now-available-in-Dunedin-and-Balcluthahttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz146Myopia Control with an Eyedrop now available in Dunedin and Balcluthahttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/17/Myopia-Control-with-an-Eyedrop-now-available-in-Dunedin-and-Balclutha Eye Care Packages- NEW All inclusive pricinghttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/15/Eye-Care-Packages-NEW-All-inclusive-pricing<h3><strong>Bridgman Eyecare are excited to announce our new pricing structure for glasses - our <em>Eyecare Packages.</em></strong></h3> These include a complete package of a standard eye exam and single focus glasses from our wide range of hard coated stock lenses. &nbsp;<br /> Nothing could be easier - you won;t need to ask how much more it is for an eye test or lenses on top of the frame prices, because they autmatically include what might cost you extra elsewhere.1488279600http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/15/Eye-Care-Packages-NEW-All-inclusive-pricinghttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz144Eye Care Packages- NEW All inclusive pricinghttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/15/Eye-Care-Packages-NEW-All-inclusive-pricing New Name - Bridgman Eyecare!http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/16/New-Name-Bridgman-Eyecare<h2>Bridgman &amp; Dean Optometrists becomes Bridgman Eyecare from 1 January 2017!</h2> Our new name reflects what we do - look after eyes. &nbsp;We&#39;ve been doing it for 110 years now, since our beginnigs in 1907. So the new tagline is &quot;Trusted Since 1907&quot;. &nbsp;We think that says it all.<br /> &nbsp; <h2>&nbsp;</h2>1483182000http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/16/New-Name-Bridgman-Eyecarehttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nzNew Name - Bridgman Eyecare!http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/16/New-Name-Bridgman-Eyecare Look South - exclusive range.http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/14/Look-South-exclusive-rangeOur new stock has arrived and is going really well. &nbsp;Unique styles selected by us and sold under our own brand, Look South. &nbsp;From only $129 complete.1445943600http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/14/Look-South-exclusive-rangehttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz139Look South - exclusive range.http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/14/Look-South-exclusive-range Laser Retinal Scanner (OCT) now at Bridgman Eyecare Dunedinhttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/13/Laser-Retinal-Scanner-OCT-now-at-Bridgman-Eyecare-DunedinOur new Copernicus SOCT is simply amazing! &nbsp;In a few seconds we can now produce a 3D image of the back of your eye, showing the different layers of the retina. &nbsp;This is expecially useful for detecting Glaucoma, Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy, and Preretinal membranes. &nbsp;It also allows us to check whether a mole underneath the retina is likely to be a melanoma, and to &quot;see through&quot; a cataract to make sure the retina is healthy.<br /> <br /> The Copernicus has an additional anterior chamber lens which we use to check for Closed Angle Glaucoma, and measure corneal thickness and contact lens fitting parameters in Keratoconus.<br /> <br /> Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) for short) uses two invisible infra-red laser beams to harmlessly scan the back or the front of the eye. &nbsp;We really believe this revolutionises the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease in a primary health care setting such as ours, and we anticipate installing similar technology into our Queenstown office before too long.1438344000http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/13/Laser-Retinal-Scanner-OCT-now-at-Bridgman-Eyecare-Dunedinhttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz126Laser Retinal Scanner (OCT) now at Bridgman Eyecare Dunedinhttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/13/Laser-Retinal-Scanner-OCT-now-at-Bridgman-Eyecare-Dunedin RM Williams Run-Out Specials!http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/12/RM-Williams-Run-Out-SpecialsWhile stocks last, we have a run-out special on the 2015 RM Wiliams glasses.<br /> Only $249 for complete glasses, or two pairs for $423 with FREE Sun + UV Tint on one pair if you would like it.<br /> <br /> RM Williams1433073600http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/12/RM-Williams-Run-Out-Specialshttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz116RM Williams Run-Out Specials!http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/12/RM-Williams-Run-Out-Specials Eye Deal Package Examination plus Complete Glasses only $169http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/9/Eye-Deal-Package-Examination-plus-Complete-Glasses-only-169See better and save with our new Eye Deal range:<br /> <br /> Eye Exam and Glasses only <br /> $169 Complete*.<br /> <br /> Prices for frames at Bridgman &amp; Dean have included lenses for many years, and now we&rsquo;ve added an eye examination with a selected range of glasses! <br /> <br /> Just look for the new &ldquo;Eye Deal&rdquo; stickers in-store or ask our friendly staff to show you the wide choice of styles and colours available. The price includes a thorough eye examination with no extra charge for digital retinal photography, electronic field testing, or any other extra tests our Optometrist carries out. The complete glasses include stock, single vision, hard coated lenses to a selected range of fashionable frames. Plus you&rsquo;ll know your glasses are made locally in our Dunedin lens factory, where we offer same-day service* at no extra charge.<br /> <br /> Price valid until 31 December 2014.<br /> <br type="_moz" />1425207600http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/9/Eye-Deal-Package-Examination-plus-Complete-Glasses-only-169http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz103Eye Deal Package Examination plus Complete Glasses only $169http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/9/Eye-Deal-Package-Examination-plus-Complete-Glasses-only-169 Latest retinal camera in Dunedin officehttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/7/Latest-retinal-camera-in-Dunedin-officeOur new Canon CR-2 Plus Digital retinal camera is an 18 megapixel beauty!<br /> Enabling high resolution images of both the anterior eye and retina, this adds greatly to our diagnostic ability. &nbsp;Digital Retinal Photography combined with a steroscopic (3-D) microscope examination is fast becoming the standard of care for optometric eye examinations. This level of care is higher than that provided at many eye surgeons' offices.<br /> <br /> We can even email the images to you while you are in the office.<br /> <br /> All eye examinations in our Dunedin and Queenstown offices include FREE Digital Retinal Photography. &nbsp;In Balclutha a charge of $4 extra may apply as dilating eyedrops are required.<br type="_moz" />1349002800http://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/7/Latest-retinal-camera-in-Dunedin-officehttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz102Latest retinal camera in Dunedin officehttp://www.bridgmaneyecare.nz/news/7/Latest-retinal-camera-in-Dunedin-office