We are now able to welcome customers back into our store and being a small independent opticians we are able to take additional measures to provide a safe and protected environment during your visit.
Based in the Corn Exchange, Leeds which has introduced a safe customer experience, we have introduced a policy of only allowing one sight test per hour. This will ensure you will not have any contact with other customers or handle any eyewear that another customer has picked up.
Book online now by clicking on the Book Now button on the top right or call us on 0113 345 2913
We will be working hard to ensure that you and our team are safe during your visit.
Phillippa, our optometrist, will check the health of your eyes and look for signs of other medical conditions/ detect a range of health conditions that could be life threatening. She has over 20 years experience in optics and is one of the most highly qualified in the UK with a Masters in Optometry and Diploma in sports vision.
You should mention when booking your appointment and/or to our optician any eye problems you might be experiencing and your general eye health and lifestyle.
It is a test conducted by a qualified optician. It will usually start with a discussion with the optician of your needs, lifestyle, medical history and any eye problem you may be experiencing.
The optician will move onto taking some digital retinal photography of the back of your eye which will be saved and will be used in monitoring changes in eye health on your future visits. At Eyekit you can request a free copy of this to be emailed to you.
A chart for testing visual acuity, usually consisting of letters, numbers or pictures printed in lines of decreasing size that the patient will identify from a fixed distance. The optometrist will check the health of your eyes and look for signs of other medical conditions.
If you are over 60 our optician might need to give you eye drops to dilate your pupils.
It is important that you and your family visit us at least once every two years unless stated otherwise by your optician (Cost £25.00 unless you are entitled to a free test below).
At Eyekit we provide free NHS sight tests for anyone who meets the NHS criteria below:
You're also entitled if you or your partner â€“ including civil partner â€“ receive, or you're under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving:
If you're entitled to or named on: