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For eye care professionals

Covid-19 Updates

For all the latest information

Practice Reopening

We have created some valuable material to help get your business back on it's feet.

Click here to download an ECP checklist for return to work.
Click here to download the instore safety recommendations document.
Click here to view the safe practice video.
Click here to download an essential eye examination Facebook post.
Click here to download an essential eye examination Website Banner.

Instrument offers to support social distancing

To help you to get safe practice ready Essilor Instruments have created some equipment offers* that enable you to work in accordance with the new social distancing measures. 

For information on the latest offers and to discuss which is the best option for your business, please contact Gary & Paul at gbinstruments@essilor.co.uk.

*Buy Now, Pay Later Offer

  • Deferred payment for up to 6 months (finance provided  by Braemar Finance or Performance Finance and subject to approval).
  • Offer available for independent opticians only and for orders placed between 1st May and 31st December 2020.
  • Lens rebate available.

PPE - Available today!

M'eye e.store is updated frequently with new equipment and consumables with new PPE equipment being added as soon as it becomes available.  The latest safe practice elements include hydroalcoholic hand gels, disinfectant wipes, phoropter breath shields, safety glasses, face visors, touch screen pens and slit lamp protection shields to name a few.

The PPE products you’ll see on the ‘covid prevention’ section of the site are in stock and are available to order.  Simply visit  https://www.meyestore.co.uk/catalogue/working-aids/covid-prevention.html

If you have an active Essilor account you can order straight away. If you don’t have an active account please contact Gary Davis at gbinstruments@essilor.co.uk and he will advise on the next steps.

We are constantly reviewing stocks and available PPE, please keep checking back here for future updates.

Product, CET & Digital Webinar Schedules

We are here to support you and that is why we have a comprehensive schedule of webinars.

Latest product* and CET webinars for W/C 1st & 8th June can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you online!

*As a way of thanking you for your continued support and to help you get back onto your feet in the coming weeks and months we will reward your business with a £10 or €10 account credit for every product webinar you take part in. T&C's apply.

Stay connected with Essilor

1. Are you receiving our regular email updates? If not, you can email digitalmarketing@essilor.co.uk to be added to the mailing list.

2. Are you following us on Social Media? If not, add us on Facebook @EssilorUKForECPs and on LinkedIn at Essilor Ltd (UK).

3. Are you receivng our daily WhatsApp broadcasts? If not and you would like to, please follow the steps below:

a) Please send us a WhatsApp message to +44( 0) 7876861676, stating your name and practice name.

b) We will add you to our WhatsApp broadcast group.

c) You will also need to ensure the above number is saved to your contact list within your phone or you will not receive the communication.

Not yet using WhatsApp?

The app is available for both Apple and Android smartphones and is free of charge to download. Once downloaded you can use it immediately.  You simply need to follow the instruction above to join our broadcast group.

Should you experience any issues with setting this up, please contact digitalmarketing@essilor.co.uk.

Industry advice & helpful information

The official links below will enable you to keep up-to-date with the latest advice.

Government and public health advice

• England: Government and Public Health England
• Northern Ireland: Government and HSC Public Health Agency
• Scotland: Government and Health Protection Scotland
• Wales: Government and Public Health Wales

• Suitable PPE for Optical Practices by Public Health England.


Health service advice

• NHS England: Primary care and Primary eye care
• Health Service Northern Ireland: Primary eye care
• NHS Scotland: Primary care and Primary eye care
• NHS Wales: Primary eye care

People at increased risk and the extremely vulnerable

There are two different high-risk groups for Covid-19. Those at an increased risk of severe illness and the extremely vulnerable who are at the greatest risk of severe illness.

• England: people at increased risk and extremely vulnerable people
• Northern Ireland: people considered vulnerable and extremely vulnerable
• Scotland: people at higher risk and extremely high risk
• Wales: people at increased risk and the extremely vulnerable

College of Optometrists

• Covid-19 updates can be found here.