Company Profile

David Thomas has been making lenses since 1972, and was until November 2009 one of the largest independent manufacturers of gas permeable lenses in the U.K.  The company is now part of the Menicon Group of Companies following the 100% share acquisition by Menicon Co. Ltd., of Japan. David Thomas Contact Lenses now represent Menicon contact lenses and lens care products in the UK and Ireland. This means we have one of the largest portfolios of contact lens and lens care products available to the eye care practioner. As well as supplying contact lenses of the highest quality we pride ourselves on looking after our customers with a personal, reliable and efficient service, with communication and feedback essential elements in the effort to maintain and improve our high standard of customer care.

Our continuing success is derived from the extremely high standards we achieve in lens quality, customer care and product choice. Our aim is to provide a range of lenses in both standard and specialist designs and we hope that in this site you will find products which will be successful in your practice.


The latest technology combined with modern CNC equipment is used to produce and process lenses. The result is a Company which constantly pushes forward the frontiers of excellence in contact lens manufacturing.

Customer care

Our management team is widely experienced and welcomes opportunities to talk to customers and to offer advice when needed. From simple lens designs to complex specialist prescriptions David Thomas provide a level of quality and service which is second to none and a range to suit most requirements. Our history and success has been based on delivering what the customer wants. Our future will be based on maintaing and bettering this.