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Frequently Asked Questions

Designer FramesWhat are your opening hours?

Mon:     8:30 - 17:30
Tues:    9:00 - 19:00
Weds:   9:00 - 19:00
Thurs:   9:00 - 17:30
Fri:        9:00 - 17:30
Sat:       9:00 - 17:00

How much is a sight test?

£30

How much is a contact lens check up?

£45 (First time fitting appointments cost more depending on which type of contact lens you will be wearing. This often includes more than one appointment)

I've lost a contact lens, can you help?

We keep a wide range of our contact lenses in stock, give us a call and we will see what we can do! Existing patients have spare lenses kept in their records for emergencies.

Will I be suitable for contact lenses?

Contact lens technology has improved dramatically in the last few years, and we can often find lenses that fit your requirements.Phone us to arrange an appointment!

Do you offer student discount?

We do - student sight tests are £22 and you are entitled to 10% off a complete pair of spectacles. (Full-time students only)

Do frame prices include lenses?

No - because there are so many different types of lenses available they are charged for seperately.

Do you stock...?

Ray Ban's - Yes
Tom Ford - Yes
Adidas with prescription inserts - Yes
Oakley sunglasses with prescription - Yes
Cartier - Yes
Victoria Beckham - Yes

We carry a huge range of frames! Take a look at our Designer and Sun/Sports sections to see our available ranges. We can always order in a particular frame from any of the ranges we carry.

Can I get a free NHS sight test?

You may be entitled to a free sight test for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons include: if you are aged 60 or over, suffer from diabetes/glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma. If you are unsure if you are eligible or not, contact us and we can let you know.

Do you offer home visits for patients with mobility issues?

We do, our optometrist Simon Mann can perform home visits. For more information please click here.

I am very worried about an eye problem, can you see me urgently?

Phone us and we can discuss your problem and endeavour to see emergencies on the same day whenever possible.