As things start going back to normal, we understand you might be feeling a bit nervous about coming into store again. So to make sure it’s always as safe as possible for our colleagues and customers, we’ve made some changes to our normal practices.

You can book your appointment as normal, but we’ll give you a call back to make sure you’re getting the right help, whether that’s coming in store or talking to us with RemoteCare.

Here's what we’re doing

We’re sticking to the social distancing guidelines, so the number of people in store will be limited, with one member of the household at a time (unless you’re with a child or vulnerable adult), and we’ll also ask that you keep at least two metres apart to keep each other safe.

Following government guidelines, our store teams will be wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for their protection as well as yours. You are also invited to wear a face covering.

Find out more about PPE

You’re more than welcome to try on as many glasses as you’d like, but after you’re done we’ll ask you to give them back to us so we can give them a good clean before we put them back out for the next person to touch or try on.

After each person we see in our test rooms, we are thoroughly disinfecting the room and all the testing equipment used during the eye test, ready for the next appointment.

We’re also going to avoid using cash, so if you can, please pay by card or electronic payment instead. 

If you buy a new pair of glasses after your eye test, ask us about home delivery. No need to come back in store, they’ll come direct to your door.

If you’ve got an appointment booked, but you’re not feeling well or you have any COVID-19 symptoms, we’d ask that you don’t come in until you’re feeling better. We’ll make sure to arrange for a later date. 

New ways to access our services

If you, or someone you know, would feel more comfortable staying at home for now, we’ve introduced some new ways to use our eye and hearing services. 

Advice by video or phone

With our new service, RemoteCare, you can speak to our experts by video or over the phone about any sight or hearing questions you have. It’s free to use and you don’t need to be a customer of ours to use it. 

Lost or broken your glasses?

These things happen, but not to worry – we’ve made it easier to replace your lost or broken pair from us. Find out more

Buy online

If you need a contact lens top-up, hearing aid batteries or you need new specs, now you can buy them online. To order your glasses, we’ll ask you to fill out a form and we’ll give you a call back to check everything is good to go before we send them out to you.

Everything you need to know about Coronavirus and our care

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