Robin Hall Opticians provides a full range of ophthalmic services
At Robin Hall Opticians, we welcome you, whether it is for a routine eye examination or specialist advice. As well as spectacles, we also supply specialist magnifiers and contact lenses. Rachel is happy to see small children. She is also experienced in conducting examinations for people who may have communication or other difficulties.
We allow about 40 minutes for each eye examination. This lets you have a thorough but relaxed examination and gives you a chance to ask all those questions you may have.
We have an extensive range of equipment to help us diagnose any problems you may have with your eyes, such as glaucoma or diabetes. We are able to refer you directly to the hospital in urgent cases or to your doctor if less urgent.
We are more than happy to test and treat children in our practice. There is no lower age limit for an eye examination, as there is no lower age limit for an eye problem to occur. Ideally your child should be examined every two years, or more frequently if there is a need. We enjoy the change of view as they grow and keep on coming!
We do a complete assessment and order some trial lenses for you, to help decide which type is best for you. We also ensure that you are comfortable with using your contact lenses before we will send you home with them.
Pictures of the back of your eye tell us a lot more about your eyes and health than just looking can. Diabetic screening is provided through the NHS, but you do not have be diabetic to have photos of your eyes taken. There is a small extra charge for this service, should you wish to take advantage of it.
There are a lot of choices with both spectacle frames and lenses: thinner, lighter, should my lenses change with the light? We are able to discuss your options and suggest the best combination to fit your prescription, fashion sense and your budget.
We stock a wide range of frames from free ones for NHS patients to designer styles.
When it comes to lenses there are plenty of options. Thinner lenses can be produced in different ways, so if you want your lenses thinned down, come and talk to us. We can explain the alternatives, and help you make the right choice for you. Modern coatings and treatments can be almost reflection free, change with the light, and now there is even a lens which barely fogs up when you open that oven door!
Sports enthusiasts can also have swimming, skiing or football goggles to prescription; these may not cost as much as you think. We can also provide prescription safety specs. Please ask.
Fitting and Aftercare
Spectacles can be adjusted to fit you and we are happy to make further adjustments, if they are uncomfortable.
Equally, if you have an accident with your glasses then do bring them in and we will do our best to fix them. Please note it is often easier if you haven’t tried to mend them yourself first!
If you have a pair of glasses that you really like, we can usually fit new lenses into the existing frames for you.
Making an Appointment
If you would like to make an appointment or find out more, please contact us.
If you want more information on eye conditions
We have kept this website simple and to the point. If you would like to know more details about various eye conditions, we suggest you look at the website of Mr Stephen Charles.