Concept Eye Clinic is an independent company founded in the North East of England. The first flagship clinic opened on Gosforth High Street, Newcastle upon Tyne in 2008. This was soon followed by a coastal practice in Tynemouth, Melrose in the Scottish Borders and in Bridgwater, Somerset. Concept provides a luxury state-of-the-art opticians’ service for private and NHS patients using Zeiss lens technology and latest optical instruments including wide field retinal imagery (250*), OCT and Zeiss iProfiler. Concept eye wear includes collections from Lindberg, Tom Ford, Oliver People, Orgreen, Gotti, RayBan and, avant garde frames such as FEB 31st and Maui Jim sunglasses. Reflecting the needs and lifestyle of contact lens wearers, access to latest lens design, exclusive eye wear and advanced eye examinations are made affordable with Concepts bespoke vision care programmes.
MD and visionary with over two decades experience in the field of optics specialising in both anterior eye and paediatrics. Vik espouses an unorthodox business model, integrating a stylish brand with a social care ethos, tenaciously designed to tackle health iniquities in eye care where other optometrists dare not venture. As the architect of Concept, he has taken independent optometry to an uncompromising level of excellence
Custodian of the concept brand, Shehla maintains the integrity of the company ethos through relationship, trust, creative design and by sourcing the best people she can find for Concept world. She has an inherent passion for quality and individuality. When she’s not doing that, she campaigns for Green issues, enjoys all things vintage and planting seeds.
With a relaxed passion for patient care, Monsieur Rosello’s style is summed up as being a conductor for the unique’ atmosphere de velours’ for all those who enter the word of Concept. He also has a cult following amongst those-in-the-know, and also it seems that a weekly deliverance of thank-you gifts accompanies that.
The über cool Concept style goddess. Rahil has an innate gift to help gauge your optimum style with reassuring grace, honesty and satirical elegance. “Less is more” with Rahil. Alongside Gabriel, she inspires trust from all who encounter her, simply by being who she is.
Senior optometrist with Concept, what Jim doesn’t know about optical conditions probably hasn’t yet been discovered. With a special interest in conditions affecting the cornea and anterior eye, Jim brings a wealth of experience managing patients with dry eye conditions. Riveting but true.
Puffy eyes and “eye bags” can occur for a variety of reasons and are not always down to the assumed reason of tiredness. From allergies to an individuals skin type they can also appear due to inherited facial features. While some take trying out natural home remedies, unless we know the direct cause then we are unable to determine a more long last future. Swelling around the eyes which gives a puffy appearance is caused by an accumulation of excess fluids. The skin surrounding the eyes is so delicate this can make the swelling look more pronounced than if it were on another area of the body. The more common causes of puffy eyes include: • inherited facial features • ageing • crying • dehydration • allergies • a high salt consumption • stress and fatigue Before you attempt to treat your puffy eyes you need to be sure of the cause. We spoke to Dr Raphael Mohammad of Dr Raph Aesthetics who explained “A lot of patients come into clinic complaining of eye bags. What they mean by this is usually that they have puffy eyes or dark circles. The most common cause of this is either genetics or the natural ageing process. If someone has volume loss in their mid face area this can give the...