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Eye care

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Eye examination

Early detection of visual problems is vital for the prevention of sight loss. Many diseases have little or no symptoms in their early stages and an eye examination can often pick up on subtle changes.

What happens

Eye examination

1) Check-in
2) Discussion of issues
3) Eye examination and diagnostic testing
4) Dispensing of Spectacles and or Contact Lenses.


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Frequently asked questions

A list of medications, current spectacles, proof of benefit eligibility.

Yes. Under 16 & under 19 in full time education.

You’re entitled to a free NHS sight test if you:
• are under 16
• are 16, 17 or 18 and in full-time education
• are 60 or over
• are registered as partially sighted or blind
• have been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
• are 40 or over and your mother, father, sibling or child has been diagnosed with glaucoma
• have been advised by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) that you’re at risk of glaucoma
• are a prisoner on leave from prison
• are eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher – your optician can advise you about your entitlement

You’re also entitled if you or your partner – including civil partner – receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving:
• Income Support
• Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
• Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
• Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
• Universal Credit and meet the criteria

A typical test last 30-40 minutes; it can be shorter for children.

Yes. We are guided by The Opticians Act, which states that a contact lens wearer needs yearly checks for their contacts plus a minimum of every 2 years for spectacles.

An advanced eye scan similar to an ultrasound, but using light instead of sound. We can view the different layers and structures that make up your eye. It is quick and painless.

Yearly or every two years, sometimes more frequently.