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John Dreyer Optometrist Bsc(Hons), MCOPTOM, DipCLP

John Dreyer studied Ophthalmic Optics at the University of Aston in Birmingham, UK from 1977 - 1980 where he achieved a Bachelor of Science Honours degree.

After leaving University he worked at Colchester Eye Hospital and then completed the British College of Optometrists Professional Qualifying Examination, and received his MCOptom certification. He then worked extensively in the Contact Lens field both in hospital and in practice over the next few years and subsequently completed the prestigious Diploma in Contact Lens Practice (DipCLP) in 1983.

He then spent the next few years working in Contact Lens practices in Manchester before joining Specsavers as a Contact Lens Specialist in Bristol. He ran various contact lens training courses for staff for Specsavers throughout the country and wrote the first company contact lens staff training manuals.

John has authored for Contactlenses.co.uk over the last 20 years, bringing his expertise to visitors to the site and providing valuable optical advice to customer questions throughout the years. He has been featured by several leading publications including The Express and ITProPortal


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ArticleCreatedLast Modified
Eye Blog25 Oct 201820 Sep 2020
Wonders of the Human Eye26 Jun 201620 Sep 2020
Types of Contact Lenses26 Jun 201620 Sep 2020
History of Contact Lenses26 Jun 201620 Sep 2020
8 Tips for Healthy eyes26 Jun 201620 Sep 2020
Contact lenses and Sport26 Jun 201620 Sep 2020
Contact Lenses and Blue Light - its affect on the eyes26 Jun 201719 Sep 2020
Can I Play Rugby in Contact Lenses11 Sep 201618 Sep 2020
How much is an eye test?13 Sep 202016 Sep 2020
History of Contact Lenses: When, Who, Where And Why Explained3 Jun 201614 Sep 2020
Can a Contact Lens get lost or stuck in my Eye?29 Jul 201711 Sep 2020
What are contact lenses made of?24 Apr 201511 Sep 2020
Can I sleep or nap with my contact lenses in?19 Oct 201711 Sep 2020
Can you swim or wear contact lenses in the swimming pool?19 Oct 201711 Sep 2020
What causes bloodshot eyes?15 Aug 202011 Sep 2020
What is the most attractive eye colour?31 Jul 202011 Sep 2020
How can I stop my glasses fogging up when wearing a mask?28 Jul 202011 Sep 2020
Can I make slime with contact lens solution?23 Jul 202011 Sep 2020
Eye twitching or flickering: why, causes and how to stop.22 Jul 202011 Sep 2020
Guide Dogs for the Blind, 4 amazing ways they help8 Jun 201911 Sep 2020