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CET contact lens roadshows

News posted: 18/08/2017

SynergEyes UK is holding a series of CET roadshows for practitioners in September and October.


The evening events are to promote the distribution of SynergEyes Hybrid contact lenses in the UK and to launch the new SynergEyes Duette range of contact lenses.

Nick Atkins

Nick Atkins

The roadshows will feature a one-hour CET lecture by UK optical stalwart, Nick Atkins. They will also include a 30-minute live fitting demonstration from the SynergEyes professional services team, led by Phil Thompson. Two CET points have been applied for.

Phil Thompson

Phil Thompson

Mr Thompson, head of professional services for SynergEyes, explained: “The aim of the roadshow is to help practitioners understand that SynergEyes Duette Hybrid contact lenses are not just for complex cases, but are a legitimate and affordable option for astigmatic patients of all ages, including presbyopes. SynergEyes Duette Hybrid provide a best of both worlds approach to contact lenses, combining the visual performance of an RGP lens with the comfort of a soft lens. This makes them a powerful tool in the armoury of the modern contact lens fitter in regular high street contact lens practice. Utilising empirical fitting and with similar evaluation to soft lenses, the SynergEyes Duette range is a great alternative to soft toric lenses for moderate to high astigmats.”

The SynergEyes Hybrid contact lenses feature SoftCushion Comfort Technology, as well as a UVA and UVB blocker for sun protection. The Hybrid platform offers centration and stability with vision not affected by lens rotation.

The roadshows begin in London on 12 September, followed by Manchester on 13 September, Leeds, (14), Bristol (28), Birmingham, October 10, Edinburgh, (11) and Glasgow (12).

Mr Thompson concluded: “Practitioners who don’t like compromise and want to differentiate their practice, need to attend one of these events.”

For more information, visit the company’s website or email