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Eye Exam

We provide friendly and comprehensive eye-care for the whole family. Clinical excellence is of utmost importance to us.

Our routine eye examination costs just £25.00 and includes the following:

  • History and symptoms: we ask you some questions about your eyes, your health, and any family eye problems, but very importantly we take time to listen to any concerns you have about your eyes and your vision .

  • Refraction: this is to accurately work out your prescription

  • Muscle balance: this is to assess how your eyes work together

  • Ophthalmoscopy: this is to look inside the eye to check that it is healthy. To do this we use a technique called ‘Slit Lamp binocular indirect Ophthalmoscopy’. This is an advanced technique used in hospitals to give us a very good view of the retina

  • Tonometry: This is to find the eye pressure

  • Visual fields: this is to check your peripheral vision (where appropriate)

  • Pupil dilation:  we often do this to get a better view of the inside of the eye

  • We carry out many other tests in addition to the above and routinely check for:

  • Glaucoma

  • Cataracts
  • Retinal problems /disease
  • Macular degeneration
  • Anterior eye disorders including corneal problems
  • And much more.

We are Specially Accredited for:

  • Diabetic Eye screening using Digital Retinal Photography
  • Cataract Assessment
  • Glaucoma Screening
  • Red eye assessment

We recommend that everyone has an eye examination every two years, or annually for childen, over 70’s, relatives of glaucoma sufferers, diabetics, and some other categories

Some patients are eligible for free eye examinations including:

  1. Over 60
  2. Under 16
  3. Full time student age 16,17, or 18
  4. On Income Support
  5. On Pension Credit guarantee credit
  6. On Income based Jobseekers allowance
  7. On Tax credit and named on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  8. Named on a valid HC2 certificate
  9. Suffer with diabetes or glaucoma
  10. Over 40 and the parent/brother/sister/child of a person who has/had glaucoma