The Eye Centre Heywood

The Eye Centre


Where are we?

We are so easy to find. We are located half way down Market Street on the one way traffic system on the right and also directly facing Morrison's car park in Heywood.

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Brand New Range of Frames

We are now main agents for Specs Factory, Germany.

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State-of-the-art technology and made in Germany.

Direct sales via The Eye Centre Heywood.

We have a vast collection of frames in vibrant colours, materials and features for both men and women.

Our lenses include sunglasses, single vision, bifocals, varifocal lenses, computer and reading glasses.

For further information on frames from Specs Factory:

women's frames - click here

men's frames - click here

Some Like it Hot!

Marilyn Monroe frames - check out our range.

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40 years after her death, Marilyn Monroe is still setting the trend for stylish eyewear.

Call in at The Eye Centre Heywood and see our range of Marilyn Monroe frames.

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"Hello - is this the Eye Centre Heywood - I hear that you have an amazing range of frames - especially for me - Can I come along right away?"

School Offers!

All children's eye tests are free.

We have an interesting range of new Kids frames.

Frames in Man U and City colours are free for kids.

STUDENTS under the age of 19.

If you are in full-time education, you can have FREE eye tests and many frames will be FREE.

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Most people should have an eye test at least every two years, and yet many do not.

At the Eye Centre (Heywood), we care about your eyes.

Trying to work out whether you qualify for NHS help for eye tests and glasses can be confusing. There are so many different terms and criteria.

At the Eye Centre (Heywood), we want to help.

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Good value!

We aim to offer the clearest information possible to help you find the best deal for you.

We have many offers available. Some of these are listed below.

We now have so much choice in the frame style and price that we have had to build a new central display to show all the frames.

Come along to browse through the new ranges.

Frames Showroom

Check out our ultra-modern frames showroom with an extensive range of frames on display..

We have frames to suit every style and budget.
From simple low cost frames to top designer models.

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See your frames
before you buy!

How do you make a decision on whether or not your new frames suit you when you can't see them without your prescription lenses?

Don’t take our word for it - Here at The Eye Centre Heywood, we want you to be totally satisfied so we take a digital photograph of your face with your chosen frames. You then put back your original spectacles and you can see a photograph of what you look like – Couldn’t be easier !!!!!

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Corporate Eyecare Vouchers

Saving you money on your Health and Safety needs.

Are you compliant with Health and Safety legislation?

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For further information on Corporate Eyecare Vouchers - click here

Private patients

Free eye test when you buy glasses from the £69 range or over.

2 for 1 for frames in the £69 range and over - this price includes standard single vision lenses. (Free frame applies to lower price frame.)

NHS Customers

Frames in the £25 and £45 range are free with voucher.

Frames in the £69 range will cost £10 and the £85 range will cost £25 with voucher.

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Digital Retinal Photograph.

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At the Eye Centre (Heywood), we take a picture of the back of your eye. It helps the optician to spot sight and some health -related problems, such as blood pressure and diabetes. Digital retinal photography is absolutely free. It is automatically included as a normal part of your eye test for no extra charge.

Visual Stress Testing

Visual Stress is a conditional known as "Mears-Irlen" syndrome.

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Visual Stress refers to reading difficulties, light sensitivity and headaches from exposure to disturbing visual patterns.

It can be responsible for print distortion and rapid fatigue when reading. The severity of these symptoms can vary from person to person.

The symptoms can occur despite normal vision.

Approximately 5% of the population are severely affected by Visual Stress and 20% to a lesser degree.

Visual Stress can affect children and adults.

The Eye Centre Heywood are qualified to check out this condition

Support our Charities

We are still collecting your old glasses for VISION AID OVERSEAS
We sent the last box off about three weeks ago via The Heywood Lions - Thanks to all who contributed.

Vsion Aid Overseas

Jackline couldn't read her favourite books until she was helped by Vision Aid Overseas. Jackline Altuiha is a 10-year-old schoolgirl at Ntooma Primary School in the Masindi district of western Uganda.

Jackline told the Vision Aid Overseas volunteers who saw her that she was having difficulty reading her schoolbooks.

Amended Opening Times

Monday 9.30am - 5.00pm

Tuesday 9.30am - 5.00pm

Wednesday 9.30am - 5.00pm

Thursday 9.30am - 5.00pm

Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm

closed Saturday and Sunday

Later evening appointment are available by pre-booking only.

Complete satisfaction...

At the Eye Centre (Heywood), we want you to be completely happy with your glasses.

If you have any concerns within three months of the date of purchase, we will put it right......No quibble, no fuss.

Our fully trained optician offers professional advice and personal service to everyone.

If after reading this page, you still have questions, please feel free to contact us and our friendly staff will be happy to help.


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