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 […]

What’s the best lighting for care homes?

eye tests at home for the elderly

WHAT’S THE BEST LIGHTING FOR CARE HOMES? What type of lighting helps your residents’ eyes/vision? Did you know that the lighting you have in your care homes has an impact on your residents’ vision? Your residents, especially those with limited vision, need much more illumination from the lighting they use and it is vital to […]

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF GLAUCOMA?

symptoms of glaucoma

HOME EYE TESTS – FOR YOUR RESIDENTS During World Glaucoma Week, we get a chance to highlight that everyone should have regular eye tests and health checks in order to detect/ prevent glaucoma as early as possible to help treat glaucoma, prevent the loss of vision and eliminate glaucoma blindness. In 2020 it marked a […]