Services and Opening Times from Monday 19th July 2021 Following the latest Government advice from 19th July 2021 we will be providing eye examinations, contact lens examinations, spectacle dispensing, repairs and collection of glasses appointments. An appointment system will operate in order to control the flow and therefore the safety, of patients through our practice and we would ask you to contact us on 01737 223202 to arrange a time prior to visiting. During ‘Lockdown 3’ we changed our opening days. For the time being, we will continue to open 5 days per week, Monday through to Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm and will be closed on Saturdays. We will return to Saturday opening as soon as we can.
OUR SERVICES FOLLOWING THE CHANGES TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON MONDAY 21ST JULY 2021 I wish to summarise Paul Whiteman Optometrists position on supporting our patients and the wider community who may need our advice and assistance following the changes to Government restrictions on Monday 21st July 2021. Eye care services We will be continuing to provide eye care services from 19th July 2021 onwards. Anyone who feels they have a serious eye problem and wishes to seek our advice but is unhappy about attending our practice for examination should use one of the ‘Contact Us’ methods below. We are able to give you advice or conduct a ‘remote triage’ consultation via phone, Zoom, FaceTime or Skype. Spectacle wearers Spectacle wearers who require assistance e.g. broken, damaged, lost spectacles should contact us, to explain their problem using one of the ‘Contact Us’ methods below initially before attending our practice. Contact lens wearers Patients who have eye problems related to contact
After 35yrs of practice in Reigate and following the COVID 19 lockdown period we have found that it is no longer financially viable for Paul Whiteman Optometrists to perform NHS eye examinations. Therefore, whilst we will continue to support children and students under 19yrs we will no longer be performing National Health Service examinations for adults over 60yrs, diabetics, glaucoma patients and their close relatives. Our decision to ‘go private’ was not an easy one and we would like to thank all of our loyal NHS patients for their support in the past. We hope that you will continue to support us in the future and join the largest majority of our patients who have always paid privately for their eye care services. As in the past, we plan to continue to invest in instrumentation to be able to offer an unmatched ‘gold standard’ of eye care to our patients both existing and new. So, if you have any type of