eye tests from the comfort of your own home

Home Visit

No matter where you are templeman opticians can deliver the eye care you need.

Home Visit Opticians that specialises in the eye care to the elderly and housebound.

  • Individual Appt, Care Homes, NHS and Private Appointments
  • eyecare service to those who cannot get to us
  • our qualified, experienced opticians and they'll visit you in your own home
  • free home visit service for patients in Essex
  • NHS registered home visiting service providing eye examinations to patients who cannot attend an Opticians

See the home eye care experts

  • Home Visit Opticians & Eye Tests
  • Dementia & Elderly Experts
  • Over 50 years experience
  • Glasses Fitting/Delivery to you
  • Honest & Genuine Advice Given
  • Reglazing Your Old Glasses
  • Employee Eye Tests
  • Dyslexia Tests

How home eye tests work in 4 simple steps.

Free Home

Eye test at home specialists

  • Nhs & Private Eye Tests
  • Benefit From Eye care Service at Home.
  • Family Run Independent Professionals
  • experienced opticians and they'll visit you in your own home
  • If you are medically housebound our Optician's and Dispensing Opticians can carry our your eye test and your dispense in the comfort of your own home.

1 - Request a home visit

You can request a Home visit by calling freephone on 01268 777729 and we will take your details, confirm eligibility for an examination on the NHS, or arrange a private examination, at a time convenient for you.

2 - Optician provides eye test at home

We will visit at the pre-arranged time after phoning an hour before your home appointment to confirm that we are on our way. A fully comprehensive eye examination will be conducted using the most up to date portable equipment.

3 - Choose your NHS spectacles

If you require spectacles our dispensing manager will help you choose from an extensive wide range of frames and lenses. We have a “price promise” that you can’t buy the same spectacles more cheaply from your local high street.. 

4 - Glasses will be delivered to your home

We’ll deliver and fit your new spectacles prompt, normally within two weeks … a quicker direct delivery can be arranged for urgent broken spectacle replacements.

Frequently asked home eye test questions

We are here to help you 7 days a week and respond within 24 hours. Plus, you can find most answers to your questions right on this page.

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  • Unable to leave home unaccompanied or
  • Require a home visit on account of a physical or mental disability


And you fall into one of the categories for a free NHS sight test listed below:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Under 16, or under 19 and in full-time education
  • Registered blind or partially sighted
  • Diagnosed as having diabetes or glaucoma
  • 40 or over with a direct relative with glaucoma, or you have been advised by an ophthalmologist that you are at risk of glaucoma
  • Prescribed a complex lens.


or you (or your partner) are receiving the following benefits or credits:

  • Income Support or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance (not contribution based)
  • Working Tax Credit and are named on a Tax Credit NHS Exemption Certificate
  • Child Tax Credit and are named on a Tax Credit NHS Exemption Certificate
  • You are named on a NHS certificate for full or partial help with health costs (HC2/3)
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit

Templeman Opticians is based in rayleigh, in the heart of Essex of England.

your telephone call will be answered by either Wendy or Fred Templeman both partners of an indepedant family run business.

They will be more than happy to answer all your questions and to book an appointment.

you will receive a complete home eye examination and health check, usually taking between 30 to 50 mins.

After your eye test in home our optician will discuss the results and also give you a copy of your prescription.

With over 1000 different glasses frame styles, brands, variations, sizes and colours.

A year’s FREE patient eye care aftercare for all customers!

Our Home visiting opticians are fully qualified and experienced in conducting eye care & eye tests at home.

  • You will always see the same friendly faces on your home Visit.
  • None of our opticians or assistants work on commission base. 
  • We believe you deserve expert eye care without a hurried service or pressure to deal with sales staff. 
  • Our Friendly fully qualified optometrists bring a smile

No, for a home eye test with Templeman Opticians you only simply need to call our number on 01268 777729.

T`here is no paperwork to fill in and you will not be charged for your home eye test as its funded and supported by the NHS.

When your new glasses are ready you will receive a call from wendy arranging a date and time thats convenient with you to deliver your new glasses.

Then you will receive another home visit to deliver them and ensure they fit comfortably from our dispensing optician.

Not everyone who has an home eye tests needs a new pair of glasses. However, if your prescription has changed or you’d like to update your glasses, you can choose from a wide range of frames and lenses in the comfort of your own home.

Your optician will not rush you and will always make sure that they help you find the right pair of glasses that suits you best.

After this your opticians will discuss your different lens options and tell you the total price with no hidden extras. Using your NHS Optical Voucher could not be easier. 


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We have adapted to bring you a far better quality service, giving you a real genuine caring customer service.

Our commitment to provide a top service shows through some of our existing customers which have been with us for over 20 years!

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Areas we service NHS Optical Vouchers i.e like specsavers home visits, home eye care, boots home visits & vision call.

Areas we service our home visits opticians care & home eye tests:

Essex,  Saffron Walden, Braintree, colchester, Harwich, clacton on Sea, Walton-on-naze, Harlow, Witham, Chelmsford, Billericay, Brentwood, Basildon, Grays, Southend-on-sea & Stansted.

Get your eye care started today
  • +01268 777729