Eye Care For All

Eye Examinations

Why Are Regular Eye Tests Important?

Regular eye examinations are essential to monitor eye health. Eye tests can pick up medical problems such as diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure) before they become symptomatic because these conditions can lead to changes in the blood vessels at the back of the eye. Other conditions in which early detection could be crucial are cataracts, age related macular degeneration and glaucoma.


Many changes to eye health take place gradually and often go unnoticed or without obvious symptoms.


We recommend routine eye tests at least every two years for most individuals but yearly eye tests are advisable if you fit into the following categories:

•Aged 16 or under

•Aged 70 or over

•Use VDU or digital devices for long periods at a time

•Are Diabetic

•Have Glaucoma

•Are aged 40 or over and are the child or sibling or parent of someone diagnosed with glaucoma


What You Can Expect From a Routine Eye Test


During our comprehensive Eye Examinations, our optometrist does more than just determine your spectacle prescription

To assess both your vision and the health of your eyes we will carry out:

•A full patient history to establish your specific requirements for your lifestyle

•Vision tests to review your sight capabilities and measure your prescription

•Eye movement tests to check eye muscle conditions and eye balance

•Eye health tests to check for early signs of disease, high blood pressure or diabetes

•Digital retinal photography

•Check for ocular signs of other idiopathic conditions

Monday            9.30am to 5.00pm

Tuesday           Closed

Wednesday      9.30am to 5.00pm

Thursday         9.30am to 5.00pm

Friday              9.30am to 5.00pm

Saturday          9.30am to 4.00pm

Sunday             Closed

Opening Hours

Our Address

20 Westow Hill

Upper Norwood


SE19 1RX

020 8766 7476

How To Find Us

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For more information or to book an appointment please call us

at Crystal Eye Centre on 020 8766 7476.