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What Is The Difference Between An Optometrist, Ophthalmologist and Optician

What Is The Difference Between An Optometrist, Ophthalmologist and Optician

25 Sep 2020

If you have ever wondered what is the difference between an Optometrist, an Ophthalmologist, an Optician and a Dispensing Optician, and what do all those letters after their name mean, we are here to help.

Our guide to eye health professionals will explain everything you need to know, so you will be able to tell the difference between your Optician and your Optometrist and your Ophthalmologist and Orthoptist.

How To Get A Free Eye Test

How To Get A Free Eye Test

22 Nov 2020

Many people in the UK are entitled to a free sight test on the NHS but may not be aware of it, here we set out all of the NHS' categories and requirements for receiving a free sight test.

Even if you don't fall into any of the NHS groups for a free eye test don't panic! it's still possible you could bag a free eye test from a high street opticians.

How much is an eye test?

How much is an eye test?

16 Sep 2020

Do you want to know the cost of a sight test and how long it will take?

Check out our comprehensive guide to eye tests and contact lens fittings and find out if you qualify for a NHS free sight test.

The Eye Examination

The Eye Examination

11 Sep 2020

If you have ever visited an opticians for eye test or a contact lens check you may have wondered what all those eye exams and test were for.

Read on to find out exactly what your optician is testing and looking for in your eye exam.