Appointments and services
Want a heads up about which of our staff you may meet during your appointment with us. Check out our Meet the Team page.
We are currently unable to provide domiciliary or home-visit examinations due to Covid19 restrictions.
Private Sight Test – £55
Our Qualified Optometrists are here to give you peace of mind concerning your Occular health, as well as treat you like an important individual. Along with our photo and scan services we can offer a comprehensive eye test
Student Test Fee – £30
After 19 you are no longer eligible for an NHS sight test, regardless of being in full time education.
With ID as proof we offer a reduced test fee and 10% discount on spectacle purchases.
NHS Eye Examinations
You will be eligible for an NHS test test of you are:
Under 16, Under 19 and in full time education, Over 40 with a direct family history of glaucoma, Over 60, Diabetic or receiving qualifying benefits.
NHS Diabetic Retinal Screening
Changes in 2019 mean you will receive a letter with a an appointment date and time. Please contact us if it is unsuitable or contact us if you wish to come to us and have been booked for elsewhere.
Routine annual photography for diabetic patients. We work closely with the local health authorities to provide a reliable and thorough service.
Only our qualified Optometrists take the retinal photos for our diabetic patients. The results are sent away for grading.
Retinal Photography – £10
Recommended as part of a comprehensive eye test. The photo allows us to keep a image record of your eye health and we can always compare it to a previous visits photo to detect changes.
Only our qualified Optometrists take photos for our patients and will take the time to explain your results to you.
3D Scan OCT – £25
(Includes retinal photo)
The 3D scan OCT enables us to keep a detailed record about your eyes: for the past, present and future. Technology using reflected light is used to capture a deep level of information about your eye health which allows us to detect the earliest signs of any changes that may occur.
Only our qualified Optometrists take photos and scans for our patients and will take the time to explain your results to you.
Annual contact lens check – £30
Annual contact lens checks need to be done to ensure safe and healthy wear. We will contact you when they are due to make your contact lens supply is not interrupted. We can not supply lenses to anyone with an out of date test or lens check.
Contact Lens Fitting and Teach – £40
For new wearers who need the A to Z about becoming a contact lens wearer. Includes fitting and teach, and usually a week of trial time.
A follow up appointment after trial is also booked to confirm the prescription or make any adjustments.
You will need to have had a sight test within the last 12 months.
Some people need more than one teach appointment before they can take lenses home to begin their trial, don’t be disappointed or discouraged if this is the case.
Clinical Assessment – £40
Sometimes it is not necessary to do an full eye test resulting in a prescription.
If you have any worries regarding red, sore, itchy eyes, sudden changes in vision, distorted vision, flashes and floaters or a suspected infection or allergic reaction.
We can advise if medication is required or emergency medical attention. If you are ever concerned for your vision, out of our opening hours, you can seek Urgent care at Manchester Royal Eye Hospitals’ A&E department.
Dry Eye Clinic – £80
To diagnose chronic dry eye conditions. After an initial consultation appointment we follow up with 2 more appointments to establish the best hygiene routine to care for the eyelids, eyes and lashes to maintain ocular health.
Beneficial for anyone suffering from post sugery side effects, blepharitis, allergies that affect the eyes, dry eye or tear duct issues.
Cataract Referrals (Private and NHS)
We advise how cataract operations are performed from start to finish and ensure you feel happy to be referred. We have both NHS and private eye hospitals in our Manchster area that will accept NHS cataract surgery patients. Private referrals are available for those interested and can also be performed pre-cataract as a method of surgical visual correction.
Pre and Post Cataract Checks
Checks to ensure suitability for surgery for both private and NHS patients and also post surgical checks are performed here, instead of certain eye hospitals requiring you to go back to them.
Private Visual Fields Screening and Report – £60
We can accurately measure your peripheral with this test and can determine if pre-existing health factors are affecting vision.
Such as a stroke or glaucoma. We can also supply a full report which may be requested by your GP.