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A visit to have your eyes checked should be positive and fun – which is why our practice is made for children of all ages, with toys, a relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Our tests are specifically designed and checked by our Paediatric eye specialist

Latest technology

Our practice has invested in some of the best child-friendly technology available to help diagnose eye problems early and make treatment much more pleasant for children. Our staff are experienced and carefully trained to screen for early eye problems


Dr Antony Bedggood leads the Children’s eye service at Christchurch public hospital, he looks after complex and common eye conditions and is a surgeon. His passion is to make early diagnosis and treatment available to everyone


A proven test to detect the causes of poor vision in children aged 6 months to 5 years is free. More involved testing for school aged children up to 16 has a small cost. Even full assessment for children up to age 16 is free for Community services and High-user card holders*

Our aim: make sure every child can get a Specialist eye check. Children 6 months to 4 years free. Book online online below