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Mortimer Hirst Optometrists Ltd Hours
9 High St Central Auckland,North Island
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About Mortimer Hirst Optometrists Ltd
Mortimer Hirst Optometrists, Opticians, Contact Lens and Ortho-K (Orthokeratology) Specialists.
Leaders in Individual Eyecare and Eyewear.
As well as specialising in contact lenses, eye examinations and vision screening, Mortimer Hirst is renowned for its range of distinctive eyewear which has recently been expanded to include some of the worldâ€™s leading designers of eyewear, Tom Ford, Roberto Cavalli, IC Berlin, Lindberg, Giorgio Armani, Jono Hennessey to name just a few. Mortimer Hirst is the exclusive C.B.D stockist of many other international eyewear brands such as Oliver Peoples, Paul Smith and Lafont. The friendly, helpful team at Mortimer Hirst pride themselves on superior service and creating an individual look for every customer.
One of the oldest Optometry practices in Auckland, Mortimer Hirst well known for its eye catching window displays is conveniently located in the same premises as when it first opened in 1951, the fashionable, 9 High Street, Auckland C.B.D.
Established by the late Douglas Mortimer and Eugene Hirst, Mortimer Hirst, has been instrumental in the development, manufacturing and fitting of contact lenses since its inception. To this day Mortimer Hirst continues to stock an extensive range of contact lenses on site to provide a fast, efficient and convenient service for all customers.
Optometrist and Contact Lens Specialist Grant Watters and Dispensing Optician Naomi Manson have again combined their professional expertise becoming partners in the iconic optometry practice Mortimer Hirst.
Grant and Naomi have a similar ethos to Victoria Elias and Pat Martin, who have been partners in Mortimer Hirst since 1986 and 1982 respectively, with regards to a strong focus on independent Optometry and providing patients with the best service, clinical and retail experience.
Grant will continue to expand Mortimer Hirstâ€™s specialised contact lens business through his own areas of expertise in complex contact lens fitting, troubleshooting, keratoconus and Ortho-K (Orthokeratology).
Ortho-K is a non-surgical vision correction for short-sightedness (myopia). It involves wearing specially shaped contact lenses whilst sleeping at night to precisely re-shape the surface of the eye (cornea). Upon awakening, the contact lenses are removed and the reshaped eye (cornea) gives sharp vision for the whole day and often two days, without having to rely on spectacles or contact lenses. It is safe, non-invasive and reversible. For further information on Ortho K please contact the practice or e-mail email@example.com.
As an independently owned and operated practice, Mortimer Hirstâ€™s highly experienced, qualified team of Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians ensure they utilise the very latest state of the art, market leading products from around the world to suit each individual customerâ€™s unique visual, lifestyle and fashion requirements.
Mortimer Hirst invite you to call in to 9 High St for all your eyecare and eyewear.
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