Norfolk Ophthalmics Ltd

Mobile NHS optician, Norwich & Norfolk home optical visiting service

What does it do?

We provide free NHS sight tests and eye examinations for eligible patients in their own home.
Free NHS spectacles are also available and are usually delivered 1 week later.

Who it is for?

For anyone who can't get to their local optician unaided due to a medical reason

Where it is available?

Local service (Great Yarmouth, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk, South Norfolk, Breckland, Broadland, North Norfolk, Norwich).

What it costs:

  • The service is free to most of our patients ( everyone over 60)
  • Spectacles are free for those who are eligible ( in receipt of Pension guarantee credit)
  • Patients can also pay for an upgrade or pay privately for their glasses


How to access or apply for it:

Contact by Phone 01603 469572
or email
or in person at our Bowthorpe Clinic at Bowthorpe Medical Centre ( Mondays Only )

What to expect then:

If we are out on a visit the telephone call should transfer to our mobile phone.

An answer machine will take a message if we are out of range.

We will call back and arrange a suitable time to visit and carry out the sight test and eye examination.

Patients don't normally have to wait more than a week for an appointment and glasses a further  week

Additional information:

We provice a mobile home visiting optical service to Norwich, Broadland, Breckland, South Norfolk and their environs.

Call us to see if we could visit you or your home


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