At Clearvision Optician our first and foremost concern is the health of your eyes.
Your vision is a crucial aspect of your health and well-being. We advise an eye test at least every two years to ensure you are wearing the correct prescription and as a preventative measure from any genetic or spontaneous ailments.
What to expect at your appointment?
On arrival, you are greeted by our Dispensing Opticians who takes your details and notes any particular concerns you may have.
You are promptly taken into the testing room by our expert and friendly Opticians.
You will have a thorough sight and eye examination. This will include testing your vision, examination of the general health of your eyes and pressure checks.We will also use our Fundus camera to take a photo of the back of your eye allowing us to detect any potential problems with vision earlier than ever before.
At the end of the eye examination, you will receive medical guidance on whether or not you need glasses / contact lenses, and the type of lens best suited for the health of your eyes.
You will then be handed over to our Dispensing Opticians who will offer you expert guidance on the types of lenses available according to your medical needs and budget. Our focus will be the lenses as this is what is protecting and aiding your eyes.
Once you have chosen your lenses, we can help you choose frames which will best suit your lenses type and budget.
There are groups of people who qualify for a free eye test, and sometimes help towards their glasses. We outline the below to help see if you would qualify. Please feel free to call or visit us to discuss your eligibility.
You qualify for a free NHS-funded sight test if:
- you’re aged under 16
- you’re aged 16, 17 or 18 and are in full-time education
- you’re aged 60 or over
- you’re registered as partially sighted (sight impaired) or blind (severely sight impaired)
- you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
- you’re 40 or over, and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma
- you’ve been advised by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) that you’re at risk of glaucoma
- you’re a prisoner on leave from prison
- you’re eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher – your optometrist (optician) can advise you about your entitlement