Eye Test Burnley | Mobile Opticians - Home Eye Test - Bubble Eyecare
Our mobile optician comes to your home in Burnley and surrounding areas. Book your free home NHS eye test now.
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Eye Test Burnley | Mobile Opticians – Home Eye Test

Our team of mobile opticians offer eye tests in your home in Burnley and surrounding areas. Book your free NHS home eye test appointment.

Our mission at Bubble Eyecare is to ensure that all eyes are looked after, offering free NHS eye tests in Burnley and other locations. Our team of mobile opticians in Burnley will come to you, so if you are unable to leave your home
unaccompanied or without pain, you can still have an eye test. Burnley, Padiham, Nelson or Accrington, our opticians provide home visits. During the appointment, the optician will set up the equipment around you. They will then carry out a thorough eye examination using the latest high-end portable equipment.

About us

We are a family-run team of home-visiting opticians. We provide free NHS home eye tests in Burnley and other surrounding areas to those unable to leave their homes unaccompanied, as a result of physical or mental disabilities.

Bubble Eyecare strives to provide everyone we visit with the care and respect they deserve. With over ten years’ experience providing eye tests in Burnley, we are highly experienced in dealing with a variety of concern. Taking care of your vision can go a long way towards your quality of life.

We carry out thorough eye tests using the latest portable optical equipment, testing for eye health conditions like glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts. This offers benefits not exclusive to your eyes! An optician can also detect underlying health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

We offer eye tests at home for the elderly and those with mobility issues without compromising on the quality of testing. Our opticians’ home visits are designed with you and your comfort in mind.


Who is eligible for a free eye test in Burnley?

If you are unable to leave your home unaccompanied due to a physical or mental disability and meet one of the below criteria, you are eligible for a free NHS home eye test in Burnley.

  • Aged 60 or over
  •  Registered partially sighted or blind
  •  Diagnosed with Diabetes or Glaucoma
  • Are 40 or over and your mother, father, sibling or child has been diagnosed with glaucoma
  • Have been advised by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) that you’re at risk of glaucoma
  • Are eligible for an NHS complex lens prescription (please confirm)
  • Are under 16
  • Are under 18 and in full-time education

You’re also entitled if you or your partner receive:

  • Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseekers Allowance, Universal Credit and meet help with health costs criteria
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • A valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate

If you meet any of the criteria for a free eye test, Burnley residents can get in touch with us to book a free eye check up, or explore more advanced eye care at home.

Why is an eye test at home in Burnley so important?

An eye test at home can make the world of difference to the elderly, or anybody with mobility issues. If people are unable to make it to their local eye clinic, their eyesight can become neglected, and vision deterioration may begin to negatively affect their lives, and are therefore in need of a mobile optician. Burnley is a location with an ageing population, and many of its people fall into this category. If you or your loved ones experience eye associated symptoms, contact us for an appointment with our home optician. Burnley residents can expect a thorough home eye test from our friendly team.

Can I have free eye tests at home in Burnley?

If you are eligible by the NHS criteria, then absolutely! The optometrist will recommend when your next eye test should be. This is usually two years, however, may be yearly depending on your personal eye health. Please call and ask if you are due a home visit eye test from our mobile optician in Burnley.

What happens during a home eye test?

Although the location is different, a mobile eye test near Burnley isn’t far removed from one you would have in a brick- and-mortar eye clinic, but you will never have to compromise on quality. We use the latest portable optical equipment to a high standard. Our home-visiting optician in Burnley will set up the test and equipment around you, and they will thoroughly examine your eyes.

How much does an eye test at home in Burnley cost?

If you suffer with mobility issues and struggle to leave your home, a home eye test is funded by the NHS. During our optician’s home visit, we will ask you to sign a GOS 6 Optical Declaration form to confirm that you are eligible for both mobile eyecare and a free NHS eye test. Contact us today to learn more about our free eye tests in Burnley.

How long does a home eye test take?

Every eye test in Burnley and elsewhere is different. We will allow you as much time as necessary. You will not be rushed either during the test or when choosing glasses. To arrange a consultation with our home-visiting optician in Burnley, contact us today.

Can I get an NHS-funded eye test?

For those eligible, a home eye test can be funded by the NHS. If this is the case, during your home visit, the optician will ask you to sign a GOS 6 optical declaration form. This is a record to say you struggle to leave the home unaccompanied and therefore meet the criteria.. Get in touch to find out more about our free eye tests in Burnley.

How do I book an appointment?

If you’d like to book our home optician in Burnley, you can either fill in our online booking form or give us a call on 01254 937222.

Can I get free glasses through the NHS?

If you claim any income-related benefits, you will be able to opt for a pair of free NHS glasses. However, if you choose to purchase from our extensive range and you are eligible for this, you will receive the full voucher cost. Just mention this to your home optician in Burnley, and we will be happy to discuss your options.

Can blurry vision be cured?

Blurry vision requires immediate attention, especially if the issue has arisen suddenly. If this is the case, it is best to contact your local optician. Burnley residents can benefit from our excellent team of mobile opticians, who will visit you in your own home. Blurry vision can usually be rectified with a pair of glasses. However, occasionally it could be due to an eye condition which would require further investigation and treatment

How can I stop my eyesight from getting worse?

Although some eye health conditions are genetic and cannot be avoided, keeping a healthy lifestyle and diet is the best way to keep your eyes healthy. Having eye tests at frequent intervals, as recommended by our Burnley optician, means any issues or concerns can be addressed sooner.

Regular eye tests are available from our home-visiting optician. Burnley, Padiham and nearby towns can take advantage of the service we offer. Please get in touch to discuss your free eye test at home in Burnley.

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma can be a very slow progressive condition, affecting your peripheral vision. If someone you care for is prone to falls or unsteady on their feet, it is important you book a home visit with the local opticians. Burnley and surrounding towns can benefit from having a local independent optician that provides a personal home service.