Eye tests are not free for everyone on the nhs
Update on my Lasik, had it at OE last week, went perfectly. Had one check up the day after and booked for another check up this week. Hard to understand why people blame them so much, i don't get why they'd treat some people brilliantly and others like trash.
Eye tests are FREE anyway NHS, how poor is 10% tight as hell, specsavers usually offer buy 1 get 1 free which is way better than 10% v Voted freezing
LMAO free? i've never payed for a checkup! It's called the NHS!
I had LASIK with optical express and I had some dryness before hand, they did test after test after test and I met the surgeon 3-4 times and he was adamant on doing things right and ranted a lot about s****y opticians. It was a total ballache to get it done because he refused to do it until everything was perfect. I literally went to that place around 25 times and had billions of scans before he was happy, and he wanted to treat only one eye in the end so I saved half my money too. Perhaps it depends on the branch but the surgeon in Bristol with a surgeon called Luca was pretty damn good. Some of the actual opticians there were a bit s***t, and gave me conflicting information, but the one I saw the most was really good though. Now I have excellent vision even with only 1 eye treated, and my other eye improved a bit after not wearing glasses, the surgeon said my prescription was too strong and went on a rant about opticians even though I said my glasses prescription was obtained using their eye test -.- Either way I'm pleased with the result and pleased with the amount of s*** I had to go through even though it was a nightmare of going there over and over it meant I was confident when the actual surgery came about. Regarding eye tests though I have always gone to Tesco, it is free, it is generally not very busy, and the opticians have always been very very thorough and not incentivised to screw me over. I once had a problem with my eye and the optician there ran tons and tons of tests using every piece of equipment to try and get an idea of what the problem was, all for free.