We pride ourselves on our dedication to providing the best possible treatments to our patients here at Barnard Levit and that's why we are delighted to announce that we are London's first clinic (and only the 4th in the UK) to offer LipiView® & LipiFlow® Dry Eye Treatments. LipiView® & LipiFlow® are pioneering treatments for those suffering from evaporative dry eye conditions which, anyone who suffers from this can tell you, is rather debilitating.
In order to get an understanding of the dry eye condition and the positive effects that Lipiflow treatment can have upon it, take a look at the video below:
This revolutionary technology is a sign of our dedication to our patients here at Barnard Levit to provide the very best in cutting edge treatments that truly make a difference for our patients. We are delighted to be London's first eye care clinic to offer this service to our patients and we look forward to helping eradicate dry eye symptoms for our patients in 2014 and beyond. You can see more about our pioneering LipiView® & LipiFlow® treatments by visiting HERE.
Old friends and colleagues Andrew Field & Simon Barnard were guests of Professor Jan Bergmanson (centre), Department of Optometry, University of Houston, USA when Jan was honoured with Life Fellowship of the College of Optometrists, in London, November 2013.
On 9th July 2013, Dr Simon Barnard attended the Macular Carotenoids Conference held at Downing College, Cambridge University. The conference discussed the latest evidence-based reseearch on the use and effect of lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin on macular degeneration. In addition to optical coherence tomography (OCT), Barnard Levit Optometrists have now added new technology to diagnose macular degeneration as well as assessing risk, including the Elektron MPS II macular pigment analyser, the Innova Cone Colour Contrast Sensitivity test and a sophisticated contrast sensitivity analyser.
Carolin Truckenbrod (optometrist, Leipzig), Simon Barnard,
and Gabriella Barnard (Nutritionist)
at Downing College, Cambridge
Simon Barnard presented four days of lectures on Retinal Disease in Oslo from 3rd to 6th of June 2013. The audience were optometrists Synsam, the largest chains of opticians in Scandanavia. He gave talks on subjects that included diabetes, macular degeneration and glaucoma.
The four day seminar was designed to provide continuing education to refresh and update the knowledge of the Synsam optometrists many of who have recently added retinal cameras to their diagnostic equipment and clinical service they provide to their patients.
Simon Barnard attended the conference in Boston, USA 3rd - 7th April 2013 where he was a co-presenter of the poster: Dahlmann-Noor AH, Adams G, Maor R, Yashiv Y, Barnard S (2013) Real- time automatic strabismus screening using digital image analysis techniques, Journal of AAPOS, Volume 17, Issue1, Page e13, February. Along with colleagues Yuval Yashiv and Gordon Bott from IRISS Medical Technologies, Dr Barnard discussed and demonstrated IRISS Medical Technologies' innovative device developed to automatically screen babies and young children for strabismus with many interested ophthalmologists and orthoptists from the USA, Honduras, Costa Rica, UK and Israel.