Children’s Eye Health & Protection from Ultra Violet Light
At Leith?Opticians our day-to-day concerns are vision enhancement and eye health. ?One of the greatest risk factors that we are exposed to everyday is Ultra-Violet light (UV) which has been proven as a cause of cataract and macular degeneration later in life.
Children are particularly vulnerable to early UV radiation damage because:
We care very much about your child?s eyes and want to give them the same protection from UV light that we advise adults to have. So we would like to inform you about new products and pricing structure for children?s glasses.
If your child is a spectacle wearer, we need to provide UV absorbing, reflection-free lenses. Unfortunately, the modest NHS Voucher allowance will not cover full cost of UV absorbing and reflection-free lenses?to include the frame.
At Leith Opticians because we believe in prevention at an early stage, all our complete spectacles include complimentary ?85% UV absorbing and reflection-free lenses as standard ( this represents a saving of ?30) even on our free on voucher range.
You can upgrade to the latest blue control 100% UV absorbing and multi reflection-free ?lenses from just? ?25, which represents great value for money*.
Your child will benefit in the following ways;
For children who do not need spectacles we stock a great range of UV-protective sunspecs starting at only ?50