Bowden & Lowe Opticians

Tim is a contact lens optician who has specialised in contact lens fitting and aftercare for over 30 years, having started in optics over 40 years ago. Until recently he was a visiting lecturer in the contact lens department of City and Islington College in London and is still a contact lens examiner for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians. He has been involved in various research projects, mainly in the areas of the habits and opinions of contact lens wearers, and also the history of contact lenses. He has presented posters and lectures, both in the UK and abroad, and published a book in 2009 describing the development of contact lenses from the early artificial eye makes to the modern silicone hydrogel lenses of today.