Eye Care in the UK
Eye care in Great Britain provides around 17.5 million sight tests each year of which around 12 million are paid for by the Government. This section explains all you need to know about eye care, who provides it and how important it is to make regular check ups part of you and your family’s lifestyle.
Reading this section will open your eyes to the rare but possible disorders that could often be treated and whose symptoms could be stemmed or reduced. You can find even more detail about eye care and eyewear and find your local optician by clicking on the navigation buttons on the left or on those below:
It’s an old saying but especially true of eyes, “you only have one pair, so look after them”.
More details can be found about eyecare and eyewear and find your local optician by clicking on the navigation buttons on the left or on those below:
Further information on eye care and eyewear
What is an eye test?
How often should visit the optician for an eye test?
Extended Eye Examinations
Community Enhanced Services
Advanced Retinal Examination
Eyewear - specs, glasses, contact lenses
Simple Eye Conditions
Sight Threatening Vision Disorders
Types of optician
New role of the optometrist
Private Charges and Payment Plans
CPD guarantees quality
Special Treatments for Better Vision
Further Information on eye care providers
Find your local optician
Find your home visit optician
All about having your eyes tested at home
Eye care and eyewear product and Service Directory