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How much does it cost for an eye test in England?

(8 Posts)
tracyk Wed 28-Feb-07 19:41:14

We get them free is Scotland and one of my colleagues has just submitted an expenses claim for hers.
It was £60!! surely they aren't that much? It was £40 for a consult and £20 for an Optomap retinal exam.

Tortington Wed 28-Feb-07 19:42:12

i thought it was £25 for a standard "can you read the bottom line" test

Twiglett Wed 28-Feb-07 19:42:25

I'm sure it was £25 or something hang on will check

Twiglett Wed 28-Feb-07 19:43:46

and half price at dolland & aitchison at the moment bringing it down to £13.75

AngharadGoldenhand Wed 28-Feb-07 19:44:02

£36 last week.

belgo Wed 28-Feb-07 19:49:02

Maybe she also had a contact lense consultation? I remember these costing a huge amount. I regularly paid about 40 pounds for check ups when living in England 5 years ago.

Rosieglow Wed 28-Feb-07 19:49:41

£10 at Optical Express last Sunday and free if you bought glasses. Half price offer I think.
It was a full test too - puffer test, peripheral vision etc

mustrunmore Wed 28-Feb-07 19:58:47

Oh shit; is it really that umxch? It was £12 last time I had new glasses

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