At James Read Opticians, you can rest assured that our thorough eye examinations provide reassuringly accurate assessment of your vision from your eye examination through to finding the perfect frames and lenses for clear, comfortable vision, we will take the time to ensure that all aspects of your eye care are expertly looked after.

We are committed to providing the very best quality when it comes to eye examinations and dedicates sufficient time to all patients to ensure the very best in eye care. All of our tests are carried out using the very best in eye care technology and included as part of a standard eye test, we can also offer retinal photography to look in far greater detail at the health of your inner eye and identify a range of potential conditions. Regular retinal photography allows the optician to make year-on-year comparisons of the health of your eyes and easily detect any changes that have occurred.


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Covid-19 Notice:

With regret we will be closing our doors to the general public from 5.30pm today (23/03) for the foreseeable future.

We are currently in the process of contacting all patients with upcoming appointments and request that you check our website for any further updates.

Patients with pending orders will be advised a  suitable collection time this week, or we can home deliver with payment taken over the phone.

We will still be available by phone, email or DM for any direct delivery contact lens orders, sight concerns and advice.

We look forward to welcoming you back once we are able to do so.

Thank you to all our patients for your continued support with our very best wishes Julie, Nick and Team.


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You can contact us for any queries by calling 01708 221086
Reach us at 36 Station road, Upminster RM14 2TR
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