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No.1 Optometrists awarded the best independent opticians in the UK!

Local Independent Opticians In Essex With a Huge Range Of Glasses, Numerous Designer Brands.

Our Experts Will Be On Hand To Assist You With Your Choice Of Glasses If Needed.

We Strive To Provide Class-Leading Eye Exams Using State Of The Art Eye Testing Equipment.

Is It Time For Your Next Eye Test? Book Your Appointment With Us Today!

Personalised Eyecare.

Friendly & Expert Staff. Superior Eye Examinations.

 Templeman Opticians is your local independent optician near you.

Family-run independent opticians with 5 branches across Essex & London.

Discover quality frames and a personalised fitting service at

Book your eye test today … Opticians Near Me in Essex & London  

How does it work?

Step 1 - Booking your home eye test

Book An Eye Test

We provide a home-visit optician service for those unable to make it to the high street. 

Book an eye test today at Templeman Opticians. Our qualified optometrists will test your eye health and vision for any eyesight problems.

Alternatively, you can give us a call to book your home visit appointment on 01268 777729.

step 2 - your eye test at home

Choose a date and time.

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

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.

step 3 - we believe in a patient-first approach

Choosing your new glasses & lenses

Should you require new glasses they’re in for a treat.

As well as supplying a large range of spectacles, our optician also carries a wide variety with them when he makes visits.

YourIndependent Opticians Near Me will ensure that you receive the best possible eye care.

Your local Independent Opticians In Essex; Great Customer Service; Wide Range of Designer Frames; Fully Equipped Air-Conditioned Practice, friendly professional care, prescription glasses & sunglasses.

Appointments & Exams

Convenient Online Booking. Professional Optical Care. Luxury Brands.

Our home visit Optometrists

Our Optometrists Are Committed To Providing You The Best Quality in Eye Tests.

Independent Opticians Frequently Asked Questions

Official NHS Partner & NHS Free Eye Examinations. Fully Qualified Optometrists


Independents, although typically more expensive, often source a wide range of unique frames that you’re unlikely to see on another person when walking down the street. The high quality of these frames also means they are likely to have a much better longevity.
  • At an Independent Opticians, your optometrist will get to know you personally! Personal Service – At an independent optician, you will love seeing the same familiar faces of the optical team. They will get to know your eyesight history, your prescription needs, and your family’s eyesight needs
6 tips to finding a great optician.
  1. PHONE A FRIEND. When you’ve picked a couple of Opticians in your local area you might like to ask friends and family if they have been. …
  2. GOOGLE IT. …
  3. CHECK WHAT THEY OFFER FOR YOUR EYES. …
  4. CALL THEM. …
  5. HOW MUCH ARE YOU EYES WORTH? …
  6. GET BOOKED IN.

The NHS, together with Templemans, will cover the full cost of an eye test for anyone who qualifies (funding does not apply to everyone). In some cases, the NHS will also give an optical voucher towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses. Find out if you qualify and what you need to do to receive your free eye test.

Templemans an Independent Opticians Near you
Book Your Independent Opticians Appointment Today

Local, Independent Opticians In Essex. Over 2000+ Frames On Display In-Store. Official NHS Partner & NHS Free Eye Examinations. Fully Qualified Optometrists. Book Now

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Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in-store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.


In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability


What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?


There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. 


Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.


Who qualifies for a free home eye test?


Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevent you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye tests by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. 


See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)


*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment, and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.

In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability

What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?

There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.

Who qualifies for a free home eye test?

Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevents you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye test by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)

*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Who does not qualify for our home visit service?

No matter what condition you have, if you are physically able to leave your home on your own without needing help or assistance of another person, you will not qualify for a free NHS-funded home eye test.

We are also unable to visit patients in hospital.