Healthy habits for your vision

Healthy habits

Healthy habits for your vision It’s National Eye Health Week so we have put together this blog with 10 top tips to keep your eyes healthy and to give you the gift of optimum vision so you can see, live and enjoy life. Here’s 10 things that we suggest you could easily (or maybe not!) […]

The Effect of Alzheimers on Eyesight

Alzheimers

The Effect of Alzheimers on Eyesight Learn more about dementia By learning more about dementia and understanding changes in memory and behaviour, you and your loved ones can feel empowered to reach out for the help and support you need. This month, we’re encouraging everyone to know the signs and symptoms of dementia so they […]

Do opticians visit care homes?

Visual Awareness Training - care homes

Do opticians visit care homes? At Opticall we pride ourselves on our completely mobile home-visiting optician’s service for those with age or health issues (who cannot make it to the high-street optician). We work in partnership with over 200 care homes and nursing homes in the communities of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Milton Keynes, […]

Who can get a free NHS eye test?

free NHS eye test

Who can get a free NHS eye test? Who is entitled to a free eye test? To qualify for a free sight test (which includes an eye examination and eye health check) you need to meet one of the following criteria: Aged 60 and over Registered blind or partially sighted Diagnosed as having diabetes or […]

How can our home visit opticians detect diabetes?

Detect Diabetes

HOW CAN OUR HOME VISIT OPTICIANS DETECT DIABETES? With Diabetes Week falling on the week of 14th-20th June 2021, we thought that it would be a good idea to highlight the importance of having your eyes tested regularly. During your home eye test, we carry out a comprehensive eye examination. We not only check the […]

Cataracts explained – What you need to know

symptoms of glaucoma

CATARACTS EXPLAINED – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW What is a cataract? The lens in your eye is a small transparent disc that acts as a natural lens to focus light rays onto the retina. A cataract forms when blurry/cloudy patches (protein build up) appear in the lens and cause eye problems such as misty […]

Opticall – Home visit opticians during Lockdown 2.0

eye tests at home for the elderly

OPTICALL – HOME VISIT OPTICIANS DURING LOCKDOWN 2.0 Opticall, the mobile opticians that do home visits, that’s us! We are still running through the current Lockdown 2.0 and we will continue to offer our completely mobile optician’s service to you. We’re grateful to still be here providing our comprehensive eye test and eye health checks […]

Getting back to what we love…being your mobile optician

mobile-optician

GETTING BACK TO WHAT WE LOVE…BEING YOUR MOBILE OPTICIAN We have all had some challenging times due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but we don’t want this situation to negatively impact on your eyesight and therefore your lifestyle. We want to reassure you that we are truly passionate about delivering exceptional eye care to our […]

Optician Comparison – home visit opticians vs high street opticians

Optician-Comparison

OPTICIAN COMPARISON – HOME VISIT OPTICIANS VS HIGH STREET OPTICIANS In these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic we wanted to reassure you that a routine eye test with us is the equivalent, if not better, than going to your regular high street opticians such as Vision Express, Boots or Specsavers. We are your local […]

Importance of having eye tests

Importance Of Having Eye Tests

IMPORTANCE OF HAVING EYE TESTS You may be thinking of putting off booking your regular eye tests because of the risk of COVID-19 but we want to reassure you that we strictly adhere to the latest NHS guidelines and your health and well-being is our highest priority and that the importance of having eye tests […]