During the COVID-19 Pandemic, in order to protect you and our team,  we have had to adapt the way we do things. This has meant that some of the tests that we would have done normally during an eye examination have been deemed, by our regulator, as unadvisable.


In order for us to still be able to deliver the excellent clinical care that you expect from us safely, we have utilised our advanced technology. This means that during this crisis we are offering the following levels of eye examination.​

For Adults:


A Superior Eye Examination – this includes OCT scans, Goldmann Applanation Tonometry and ultra-wide Optomap Scans.


  • Private £90

  • NHS £50

For Children (qualifying for an NHS sight test):


We are offering a comprehensive eye examination, with ultra-wide Optomap Scans. We have reduced the cost of this examination from £35 to £20


For Children (qualifying for an NHS sight test):


We are offering a comprehensive eye examination, with ultra-wide Optomap Scans. We have reduced the cost of this examination from £35 to £20

Standard Sight Test - £40

Student Sight Test - £35 (under 22 years old)

Optomap with private exam - £75

OCT with private exam - £65

Combined OCT and Optomap - £90

For NHS OCT add on - £25

Combined add on with NHS - £50

Contact Lens Assessment - £60 – all new patients must join care plan for minimum of care only

Ortho K / Myopia Management Assessment - £249

(this includes - OCT, Optomap, MYAH, iProfiler and any additional measurements needed)

Ortho K - £59 per month

MiYOSMART - £59 per month

MiSight Daily Contact lenses - £59 per month

Care plan open to everyone - £10 per month to include all professional fees and 20% off eyewear (excluding contact lenses)

We offer a three-tiered system to make sure that you can get the type of eye examination you need.

Make the most of our state-of-the-art technology with our superior eye examination.


Private: £30.00

NHS: Cost Covered

Basic NHS eye exam


Private: £65.00

NHS £35.00

Comprehensive eye exam




Private: £80.00

NHS: £50.00

Our most advanced exam using

all of our technology





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You are also entitled to a free NHS sight test if:

  • You're aged 16, 17 or 18 and are in full-time education or aged over 60.

  • You're registered as partially sighted (sight impaired) or blind (severely sight impaired) 

  • You've been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma.

  • Aged 40 or over and you have a parent, sibling, or child who suffers from glaucoma.

  • An ophthalmologist has identified you as at risk of glaucoma .

  • You're a prisoner on leave from prison.

  • You're eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher.

You're also entitled to a free NHS sight test if you and help towards the cost of spectacles if you:

  • Receive Income Support or Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (not contribution-based) 

  • Receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

  • Receive income-based Employment and Support Allowance  

  • Are awarded Universal Credit and meet the criteria on earnings limit.

  • Are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate.

  • You are named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2) or partial help (HC3).

Eye examination equipment at Keith Murphy Opticians
Eye test room at Keith Murphy Opticians


If, after you eye examination, our optometrist recommends that you need glasses, our friendly and experienced team are on hand to help you find your perfect pair of frames.

We stock a carefully curated range of eyewear for adults and children to suit all prescriptions, lifestyles and pockets.