Optometrists and Contact Lens Practitioners

Eye Examinations

We offer a comprehensive, professional eye examination for all Private and NHS patients performed by fully qualified, registered Optometrists. During an eye examination the health of the eyes is assessed, levels of vision measured and the prescription required to correct any sight defect is produced. All patients are given time to express any problems or concerns they might have about their eyes and after the consultation the results will be fully discussed and all advice will be carefully explained.

In addition to prescribing spectacles, all of our Optometrists are also able to advise on the suitability of individual patients for contact lenses and refractive surgery.

NHS Exemptions - who is entitled to an NHS examination?

  • Children under 16 years of age or under 19 and still in full-time education
  • Anyone over 60 years of age
  • If you or your partner receives income support, income-based job seekers allowance, disabled persons tax, working families tax credit or have a valid HC2 certificate
  • Anyone registered blind or partially-sighted
  • Anyone with diabetes or glaucoma, or thought to be at risk of glaucoma
  • If the NHS considers you to have a complex spectacle prescription
  • Children and adults on certain benefits may also be entitled to help towards the cost of their spectacles

If you are claming NHS exemption from charges we are now required to ask for evidence of your entitlement.

To view our latest professional fees please go to the News page.

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