Charles Lea Opticians Ltd. Telephone: (0115) 960 6526 33 Plains Road, Mapperley, Nottingham, NG3 5JU Telephone: (0115) 960 6526 Fax: (0115) 960 6526 Practice Directors Michael Lea Bsc. (Hons) Boptom (Hons) Jennifer Lea Bsc. (Hons) FBDO Name & Registered Office:  CHARLES LEA OPTICIANS LIMITED, 27 CASTLEGATE, NEWARK ON TRENT, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, NG24 1BA. Company No. 07202587 © Charles Lea Opticians Ltd     Company Policies | Site Map

Reminder letters

Your optometrist will determine the interval recommended before your next examination.   We will write when you are due for an examination.  

Contact lenses wearers  

At least once a year

The NHS has recently issued guidelines as to how often, in the normal course of events, people are entitled to have an NHS sight test...

. Children under 16 years old, in the absence of any binocular vision    anomaly

1 Year

. Children under 7 years with binocular vision anomaly or corrected    refractive error

6 months

. Children aged 7-16 years with rapidly progressing myopia (short sight)  

6 months

. Patients 16-70 years old  

2 Years

. Patients over 70 years old   

 1 Year

. Patients over 40 with a family history of glaucoma, or with ocular    hypertension and not in a monitoring scheme         

1 Year

. Diabetic patients   

 1 Year