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We offer a complete primary eye care service to the general public, students and staff of the University, and their families.
Eye examinations are undertaken by final year Optometry students under the direct supervision of qualified Optometry staff. We also offer a range of additional clinical services pending your individual needs.
Your appointment includes a thorough two-hour examination. We check the health of your eyes and screen for diseases that may affect your eyes and vision.
If you are tested in a student teaching clinic, you will be rewarded with a 25% discount off adult spectacles, prices starting from £30.
We carry a range of stylish children’s frames, a large selection of which is provided free of charge when supplied with an NHS voucher.
We also stock a range of specialist frames, designed specifically for children with Downs Syndrome or other needs.
We operate a broad range of optometric clinics along with a number of specialist clinics:
Spectacle dispensing clinic
We stock an impressive range of the latest frames at affordable prices.
Contact lens clinic
We offer a wide range of the most up-to-date contact lenses and can undertake both fitting and aftercare appointments. We also offer a specialist contact lens service to cater for those requiring complex lenses or orthokeratology lenses.
Advanced clinical assessment clinic
We undertake a more detailed investigation of the eyes. Patients may be referred from our other clinics, or from healthcare and eyecare professionals outside the University.
Binocular vision clinic
Assessment of patients with `lazy eye' and other conditions that cause problems with the coordination of the two eyes.
Vision and reading clinic
We provide specialist assessment of patients with reading difficulties that may be related to specific problems with their eyesight. Spectacles/contact lenses, eye exercises or coloured filters may be recommended. Patients under the care of this clinic include some individuals with dyslexia.
A clinic specifically designed to examine children and infants in a friendly, relaxed environment.
Low vision clinic
A clinic for those with permanently reduced vision that cannot be satisfactorily corrected using spectacles or contact lenses.
Visual electrodiagnostic clinic
This unit undertakes the key diagnostic tests that form part of the clinical ophthalmological assessment of patients who may be suffering from a variety of hereditary or acquired eye disorders.