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Clear Vision for Bright Futures
Our experienced optometrists are skilled in conducting thorough and gentle eye examinations for children of all ages.
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Nurturing Clear Vision and Healthy Eyes
We use child-friendly techniques and equipment to create a relaxed and engaging environment, making the experience enjoyable for your little ones
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what is a child eye examination

We specialise in providing comprehensive eye examinations specifically tailored for children. We understand the unique visual needs and considerations of young patients.

We take the time to explain each step of the process and address any concerns you or your child may have. Our priority is to create a relaxed and welcoming environment, helping children feel at ease throughout the examination.

Our Process

Eye Exams You can trust

During a children’s eye examination, our optometrist will assess various aspects of your child’s vision and eye health. This includes evaluating:

  • Visual Acuity

    Testing your child's ability to see clearly and identify letters or shapes on a chart suitable for their age

  • Refraction

    Assessing the need for corrective lenses to address near-sightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism

  • Binocular Vision

    Evaluating how well the eyes work together and coordinate their movements

  • Eye Health Evaluation

    Examining the external and internal structures of the eyes to check for any abnormalities or signs of eye conditions

  • Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) Screening

    Checking for the condition where one eye has reduced vision compared to the other.

  • Colour Vision

    Testing for any colour vision deficiencies

  • Stereopsis

    Conducting a depth perception test

Scott's Opticians Thetford: Expert Eyes, Caring for You

At Scott’s Opticians Thetford, we are dedicated to providing exceptional vision care services to the community of Thetford and its surrounding areas. With a team of experienced opticians and cutting-edge technology, we prioritize your eye health and strive to enhance your visual experience.

Early Detection

Early detection of vision problems in children is crucial for their overall development and academic performance. Regular eye examinations can identify and address vision issues that may impact learning, coordination, and visual comfort. We recommend scheduling children’s eye examinations at regular intervals as recommended by the optometrist or based on your child’s individual needs.

It’s important to note that if your child is under the age of 16, they are eligible for a NHS-funded eye examination. If your child requires glasses, they will also be entitled to an NHS voucher, which offers a discount on the cost of spectacles.

Choose Scott’s Opticians Thetford for comprehensive children’s eye examinations in a child-friendly environment. Schedule an appointment today to ensure your child’s vision and eye health are well-cared for.

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