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.
|My Optometrist said I have astigmatism and can't wear contact lenses - True or False?||28 Apr 2015||17 Jul 2019|
|Can Contact Lenses Fall Out?||19 Oct 2017||17 Jul 2019|
|Is Botox Safe for Eyes?||26 Jun 2017||17 Jul 2019|
|Can Contact Lenses correct a squint?||28 Apr 2015||17 Jul 2019|
|A Chalazion?||12 Sep 2016||17 Jul 2019|
|Can I lose a Contact Lens in my Eye?||29 Jul 2017||17 Jul 2019|
|History of Contact Lenses||3 Jun 2016||17 Jul 2019|
|Can barbecues melt contact lenses?||29 Jul 2017||17 Jul 2019|
|History of Coloured Contact Lenses||24 Apr 2015||17 Jul 2019|
|What are the Best Contact Lenses for Dry Eyes?||6 Sep 2016||17 Jul 2019|
|The Optician said I had blood vessels growing in my eye!||24 Apr 2015||17 Jul 2019|
|Night Driving||8 Sep 2016||17 Jul 2019|
|What happens if you cry with contacts in?||29 Jul 2017||17 Jul 2019|
|The Difference between a Contact lens and Spectacle Prescription||28 Apr 2015||17 Jul 2019|
|High Power Prescriptions||6 Sep 2016||17 Jul 2019|
|Can I nap with my contact lenses in?||19 Oct 2017||17 Jul 2019|
|The Eye Examination||25 Mar 2017||16 Jul 2019|
|Dry Eye Syndrome||25 Jun 2016||15 Jul 2019|
|Contactlenses Multimedia||24 Apr 2015||15 Jul 2019|
|FAQ||24 Apr 2015||15 Jul 2019|