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Home eye tests with eye care mobile opticians

All our home eye tests are conducted by fully qualified optometrists who use the latest portable equipment to accurately check the eyes. As well as checking your prescription, they will also be checking for conditions that can affect your eyes, such as cataracts, glaucoma, macula degeneration, diabetic retinopathy as well as other conditions too.

Should you require more spectacles, the optometrist will bring a large selection of frames and discuss all the lens options with you. We supply all lens options which include single vision, bifocals, varifocals, thinner and lighter lenses as well as transitions. Free NHS spectacles are available to those that qualify. Spectacles are normally delivered between 1-2 weeks.

Why have an eye test?

Regular eye tests are very important, not just to check if your prescription has changed, but also to check for conditions that can impair your sight.
Early detection is always better as some of these can develop very gradually without symptoms and you may not be aware the condition is developing. In the eye test we will check for all these conditions. The eyes being the windows to your inner body, we can also check for health conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes

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Excellent NHS Eyecare

With Eyecare Mobile Opticians our opticians use the latest, specialist, high tech equipment designed to bring a comprehensive eye test to your home. After the eye test the results will be explained in full and you will have time to ask any questions that you may have. All our qualified opticians have considerable experience in providing eye care to people at home and have experience in dealing with patients with dementia, learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.

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Your FREE NHS home eye test

If you are unable to get to an optician unaided then we can come to your home to provide a free NHS eye test and dispense spectacles if required. You can request an appointment for yourself or someone else and we can visit people in care homes. The NHS (National Health Service) recommends a yearly eye test for anyone over the age of 70 and 2 yearly for anyone over the age of 60. Yearly eye tests are also advised for diabetics, people with glaucoma and people who are 40 years old and over with a family history of glaucoma.


You qualify for a free NHS home eye test if you are unable to visit an optician unaided and are any of the following:
• Aged 60 or over
• Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
• Aged over 40 and either your parents or siblings have glaucoma
• Considered to be at risk of developing glaucoma by an ophthalmologist
• Registered blind or partially sighted
• Have been prescribed complex lenses under the NHS optical voucher
• You or your partner is receiving the benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseekers Allowance, Income-related Employment, and Support
Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or hold a valid NHS Tax
Credit Exemption Certificate)
• Named on a valid HC2 certificate

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To book a home eye test, call our team on 0800 633 5092 and a member of our team will arrange an appointment on a date and time convenient for you.


“Staff are very friendly and helpful. Optician very reliable, answers all my questions in plain and simple terms. I would definitely recommend to others”.
– Mrs C from Edgbaston

“The Optician was brilliant, he was very patient and understanding of my needs, he took his time and nothing was too much trouble. The service is second to none and I am very happy. I would recommend them highly”.
– Mrs C from Smethwick

“ I have always found the staff at Eyecare Mobile Opticians Ltd. friendly and helpful. The opticians are conscientious and knowledgeable. Nothing is too much trouble”.
– Care Manager of Care Home in Oldbury

“A lovely company to deal with from receptionists to the opticians. The Optician makes a fuss and nothing is too much trouble. I look forward to seeing him and would recommend him to anyone”.
– Mrs W from Smethwick

“Very reliable, The Optician takes his time. Very good with the patients, he listens to what I say and I would recommend him to anyone 100/100”.
– Mrs L from West Bromwich

“I have always found them very reliable, always turn up when they say they will and the Optician always calls when he is on his way which I like. I would and already have recommended him to others”.
– Mrs G from Oldbury

“Excellent service and would not hesitate to recommend to other customers”.
– Care Manager of Care Home in Birmingham

“We have been dealing with Eyecare Mobile Opticians Ltd. for many years now, and have always had a pleasant experience with their services. The staff are all very helpful and we would have no hesitation in recommending them to others”.
– Care Manager of Care Home in Wolverhampton

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