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This is a screening procedure so would be recommended for all people of all age groups who consider themselves to have normal healthy eyes.  


This is still a screening procedure – i.e.  intended for all – but by taking the images separately we are able to extract more information from a wider area. We will also talk you through the images pointing out any areas of particular interest or concern. Yes, some people do have some amazingly excellent eyes – it’s not all bad news!


This is a more investigative procedure of any part of the eye about which we have concern so would normally be recommended by the Optometrist following a routine screening. Alternatively this is the examination to choose if you would like a print out of the results.

Basic Eye Exam

As you will see, a lot IS covered in the basic eye test. But it was a standard that was set up over 30yrs ago as the minimum legal requirement that any optometrist must cover in an eye exam. Needless to say, technology in the consulting room has moved on considerably since then making it so much easier to take care of your eyes for the future.

NHS Eye Tests

You would qualify for an NHS sight test if:

  • You are 16 or under
  • You are 16-18 and in full time education
  • You are 60 or over
  • You are registered as partially sighted
  • You have certain medical conditions
  • You are in receipt of certain benefits
     NHS Extended Comprehensive Enhanced
Determine prescription and assess visual acuity      
Assessment of ocular muscle balance     
Visual field screening       
Measurement of IOP (Age 30 plus)         
Slit lamp examination of external surfaces         
Ophthalmoscopic examination of internal surfaces       
Single image OCT/Photo optic nerve head and macula combined         
Double image OCT/Photo optic nerve head and macula separately        
Discussion of results        
Other images as needed to monitor any abnormality        
Print out or email of report