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Home Eye Test in Bury: Opticians That do Home Visits

Get professional eyecare without leaving your home in Bury!

At Specs oncall, our mobile optometrists specialise in home eye tests and supplying great value prescription glasses. Whether you face challenges leaving home due to a physical or mental disability, or simply prefer the convenience of an at-home service, Specs oncall is your local mobile optician in Bury and surrounding areas.

Why choose an eye test at home with Specs oncall?

  • Convenient
    Our mobile opticians come to your home, saving you time and money.
  • Friendly
    Our optometrists are dedicated to delivering a warm and comfortable experience.
  • Expertise
    Our team consists of highly experienced and qualified mobile optometrists.
  • Accurate Eye Examination
    Same high-quality eye test in your home as you would receive in a high street optician.
  • Extensive Range of Frames
    Wide choice of frames to suit all styles and budgets.
  • Expert Advice
    Advice on your eye health, prescription lenses and frame styling.
  • Free Delivery and Aftercare
    Glasses hand delivered and fitted, with 1 year at-home aftercare included.
  • NHS Funding
    Free sight test and Free Single vision, varifocal or bifocal glasses available for eligible NHS funded patients.

How do I Book a Professional Home Eye Test Near Me in Bury?

Booking a home eye test near you is quick and easy. Simply fill out the form below with your details, and we will contact you within 24 hours to book you an appointment with our mobile optician serving your local area.

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Frequently asked questions

Specs oncall mobile optician is a home eye test provider that allows you to schedule an eye examination in the comfort of your home. You can expect the same high-quality eye test as you would receive in a high street optician. Our experienced and qualified optometrists in Bury use specialised portable equipment to conduct thorough eye examinations in your home, ensuring accurate results.

Of course! Our home eye testing service is designed to accommodate all individuals who have difficulty leaving their home, including if you are bedbound. Our experienced optometrist in Bury will bring all the necessary equipment directly to your bedside, ensuring a thorough eye examination without the need for you to move. We understand the importance of accessible eyecare, and we’re here to provide professional and compassionate service tailored to your needs.

A home eye test appointment takes between 30-60 minutes. It is a comprehensive no rush service and the actual duration will be different for each patient based on their visual needs.

If you are unable to get to the high street optician unaccompanied due to a physical or mental disability and meet one of the criteria listed below, you qualify for an NHS funded home eye test in Bury. If you don’t qualify, you can still benefit from our home eye test as a private patient and pay our standard home eye test fee of just £60.

NHS funded eye test criteria

You’re entitled to an NHS-funded sight test if you are:

  • aged 60 or over
  • registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed as having Diabetes or Glaucoma, 40 or over with a direct relative with Glaucoma, or you have been advised by an Ophthalmologist that you are at risk of Glaucoma
  • eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test

* You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit, Universal Credit and meet the criteria

Absolutely! When you book a home appointment with Specs oncall, our optician will bring a large selection of over 100 frames for you to try on. You can take your time exploring different styles until you find the perfect pair. Plus, our expert optician is there to offer free styling advice if you need it.

Yes. If you receive any income related benefits, our mobile optometrist will issue you a NHS voucher which you can use towards the cost of a new pair of glasses. The voucher will cover the full cost of our basic range of single vision, bifocal or varifocal glasses. Alternatively you can use the voucher value towards the cost of an upgraded pair and pay the difference.

You can expect your prescription glasses to be delivered and fitted by your optician within 21 days of your order. Our team will keep you informed about the progress of your order and will book you a delivery/fitting appointment once your glasses are ready.

We carry out home eye tests and prescribe spectacle glasses in all areas of Blackburn and Darwen which includes:

  • Bury
  • Prestwich
  • Radcliffe
  • Ramsbottom
  • Tottington
  • Whitefield

Unfortunatley it is not possible to carry out a diabetic screening at home and you will still need to attend your diabetic screening appointments at your local clinic after an eye test with us. Regular eye examinations remain essential for individuals with diabetes to monitor and address any potential eye health issues.

Our home eye tests are comprehensive and use specialist portable equipment to detect various eye conditions, including but not limited to cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Additionally, our opticians can identify signs relating to underlying health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol. If you live in Bury and are concerned about your eye health, our expert opticians can visit you in your home and provide a full eye examination, monitor your eye health and refer you to your GP or ophthalmologist if required.