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8 Best Richmond Opticians

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Richmond is a charming and affluent neighborhood located in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. With a history dating back to the Middle Ages, Richmond is home to a variety of cultural attractions, including the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Richmond Park. In addition to its residential and cultural offerings, Richmond is also home to a number of high-quality opticianspractices, providing residents with access to top-notch optical care.

1. Iris Optical

Iris Optical Richmond is one of two independent practices in London and is located nearby to Richmond Green. The practice has around 350 frames on display plus an additional large selection of sunglasses.

Prices within the practice remain constant whether you buy online or in-store. The store also boasts a 5-star google review with a whopping 313 google reviews, this review selection speaks for itself in terms of the amazing service the practice offers.

  • Google rating: 5.0 (313 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: No
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: TW9 1ND

2. Vision Express Opticians - Richmond

Vision Express Opticians is located on Richmond High Street. The store is close to Sloane Square station, just off kings road. The branch is highly rated and stocks an extensive range of brands.

Vision Express opticians have over 550 stores across the UK and Ireland. They aim to provide you with the very best service, tailor-made to your needs within friendly and welcoming surroundings. The range of frames stocked is standardised among stores and so are reliable and cost-effective.

  • Google rating: 4.2 (157 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : No
  • Postcode: TW9 1BP

3. Specsavers Opticians and Audiologists - Richmond

Specsavers Opticians and Audiologists Richmond is located only a short walk from Richmond train station. The practice is quaint but filled with nice and professional staff. The store also has staff members speaking a range of languages: Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Italian and Portuguese.

The practice is part of the well-known Specsavers chain - it is one of 730 practices nationwide. With the iconic ‘should’ve gone to Specsavers tagline, the well-known clinic speaks for itself. Though practices offer some niche specifics, the majority of practices offer a wide range of standardised services and products to suit all needs at a reasonable price.

  • Google rating: 4.5 (170 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: TW9 1BP

4. Ten The Green Optometrist

Ten The Green is an independent optometrist is located opposite Richmond Green with a beautiful view of it. The practice is beautifully presented with care and attention paid to the Georgian interior. The practice promises continuity of optometrists, for a personalised service. The practice is praised as knowledgeable, and personable with an enormous, loyal client base.

  • Google rating: 5.0 (7 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: TW9 1PX

5. Ollie Quinn

Ollie Quinn Richmond prides itself on its passionate staff who will help you hand-pick your next pair of great frames from a wide range of styles. The store is located on Sheen Road, a short walk from both Richmond station and Richmond Green. The practice provides great, high-quality glasses at a fraction of the costs of other known brands.

This practice is one of the 13 Ollie Quinn boutique stores dotted around the country. They design all frames in-house and all pairs come with high-performance lenses and coatings which are all included in the price. They also make your choice easy, with all frames costing the same price throughout the stores. Each branch hopes to reflect the community they operate in by working hard to be part of its local community.

  • Google rating: 4.9 (30 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: No
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: TW9 1AD

6. Boots Opticians

Boots Opticians Richmond George Street provides a standardised optometry service in a convenient location in Richmond. The practice houses experienced and qualified optometrists who provide thorough examinations.

The practice is part of a chain of Boots opticians, housed inside boots cosmetic stores. The stores are praised for their trustworthiness and longevity, which attracts those who have less time to shop around. The services are great value-for-money and there is little variation between practices.

  • Google rating: 3.2 (19 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: TW9 1HE

7. Eyecare Opticians

Eyecare Opticians of Kingston upon Thames was established to provide local, comprehensive, independent eye care to the community of Ham and surrounding areas. The team is dedicated to ensuring continuity of care and outstanding levels of service.

Their service is personalised in a way that is not allowed by high-street practices, and they offer more niche eye-wear, eye care, and styling advice.

  • Google rating: 4.9 (92 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: KT2 5QU

8. Realeyes The Eye Clinic - Kew

Realeyes Kew is located on Station Approach in Richmond - they are one of many established Realeyes branches across the country. They offer a professional yet friendly service - and especially emphasise the difficult process of choosing a new optician and new glasses.

The practice reassures patients and ensures that top-notch eye examinations and spot-on frame advice are always in operation here.

  • Google rating: 4.7 (13 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: TW9 3QB

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Dentist

When choosing a dentist, you must take your time and consider your options rather than settling for the practice closest to your location.

To prevent settling for a substandard surgery, you should assess various factors, including staff qualifications, cleanliness, and equipment. When considering a dentist, you should ask the following:

  • What are their credentials? What additional training has been undertaken? Are the staff undergoing continued learning?
  • Do they use up-to-date technology and equipment?
  • Does the surgery appear clean and hygienic? Do the staff wear gloves and protective gear when conducting treatment?
  • What are the opening hours?
  • Do they offer emergency appointments?
  • Do they cater to nervous patients?
  • Do they have good reviews on Google?
  • Do they cater to NHS and Private patients?

Remember, it is recommended not to choose a dentist solely because it is close to you, one person has recommended it, or because it seems inexpensive. Take the time to assess practices, so you can be confident you have picked a dental surgery that genuinely cares for your oral and overall health.

Practice NameAccepts Mo?PostcodeGoogle RatingNHS Eye Test
1. Iris Optical✔️TW9 1ND5.0 (313 reviews)
2. Vision Express Opticians - RichmondTW9 1BP4.2 (157 reviews)✔️
3. Specsavers Opticians and Audiologists - Richmond✔️TW9 1BP4.5 (170 reviews) ✔️
4. Ten The Green Optometrist✔️TW9 1PX5.0 (7 reviews)✔️
5. Ollie Quinn ✔️TW9 1AD4.9 (30 reviews)
6. Boots Opticians✔️TW9 1HE3.2 (19 reviews)✔️
7. Eyecare Opticians✔️KT2 5QU4.9 (92 reviews)✔️
8. Realeyes The Eye Clinic - Kew✔️TW9 3QB4.7 (13 reviews) ✔️

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