• +01268 777729
  • templemanopticians@live.co.uk
  • Mon - Sat : 9:00 - 18:00

Free eye care in the comfort of your own home

Our highly qualified optometrists are well equipped to carry out your free eye health test in the comfort of your own home. We offer this service in Essex,UK and can also offer tests to carers at the same time, dependent upon eligibility.

Your home eye care test will last for around 40 minutes. Once your prescription has been determined, we’re able to offer tailor made solutions. 

The client’s home is easily transformed into a consulting room, allowing our visiting Optometrist to perform a full and comprehensive eye test at home.

We carry out thorough eye health checks on all clients, including spectacle prescription, screening for Glaucoma, Cataract, Macula Degeneration, as well as systematic disorders such as Diabetes and blood pressure.

Our service includes:

Conducting thorough and professional Eye examinations, free of charge for those residents over 60’s or for those receiving Income Support.
Providing a locally based so we can offer prompt and responsive service for eye testing.

We work closely with local GPs and eye clinics to provide direct referral schemes for Cataracts and Macular Degeneration, in areas where this is possible.

Templeman oipticians uses latest optical equipment, allowing us to perform eye examinations to the same standard as you would expect in a high street practice.
We are also able to provide eye examinations with those clients who have limited communication. Our equipment to examine the health of the eye does not require patient to communicate with the Optometrist and an accurate prescription can still be obtained.

  • 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 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 eye test.
  • 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 an free home eye test with Templeman Opticians you only simply need to call our number on 01268 777729. there 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 eye tests needs a new pair of glasses. However, if your prescription has changed or you’d like to update your glasses, you cxan 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 you will discuss your opticians your different lens options and tell you the total price with no hidden extras. Usinhg your NHS Optical Voucher could not be easier. 

Home Visit Services

  • Free Home Eye Tests
  • NHS Glasses Support
  • Glasses Delivered & Fitted at your Home Free of charge
  • Glaucoma Testing
  • Free Hearing Tests
  • Over 1000 Glasses to choose from
  • NHS Licensed Mobile Opticians
  • Family Run Business with over 50 years experience combined


In order for you to receive a personal and professional service, we aim to:

  • Conduct thorough and professional eye examinations to the same standard as you would expect in a high street practice.
  • Carry out the examination with the latest optical equipment in the comfort of your own home.
  • Provide examinations carried out by an Optometrist registered with the British College of Optometrists.
  • Provide a prompt and responsive locally based service.
  • Work closely with local GPs and eye clinics. 
  • Offer an extensive range of very competitively priced frames and lens.
    Encourage clients to use their own frames where possible.
  • Providing training to carers on how they can maximise quality of sight and an explanation of common eye diseases.
  • 01268 777729
  • templemanopticians@live.co.uk