Broadhurst Broad Bean Club

At Broadhurst’s, we are extremely passionate about children’s eye care and dedicated to making sure your child’s experience is to the highest clinical standard, whilst being fun and enjoyable at the same time.

Broadhurst Broad Bean Club

At Broadhurst’s, we are extremely passionate about children’s eye care and dedicated to making sure your child’s experience is to the highest clinical standard, whilst being fun and enjoyable at the same time.

Children's Glasses

We have meticulously sourced a stunning range of alternative children’s glasses brands if you are looking for something a little different such as: Zoobug, X-IDE, Ray-Ban, Oakley, Etnia Barcelona and Tomato Glasses. We cater to any age from babies to teenagers and we also offer frame options that are completely free through the NHS. Especially designed with kids in mind, our children’s frame ranges are quite varied and you are sure to find the perfect frame, to fit to your child’s specific needs.

Children's Sunglasses

We believe children need to protect their eyes from UV just as much as adults do. In fact, it has been recommended that very small children and babies should not be in the sun at all. The Association of Dispensing Opticians has said: ‘Protect your child’s eyes with sunglasses that meet the British Standard and carry the “CE” mark.’ We stock a variety of sunglasses frames that will keep your child safe in the sun.

Free NHS Eye Examinations

NHS children’s eye examinations are free to all patients under 16 years. We recommend that even pre-school children should have their eyes tested, as vision develops rapidly in the early years. We have even tested children as young as six months old.

If your child struggles with reading letters and numbers, we also use various other methods such word matching or picture identification which is enough for an optometrist to examine vision.

Autistic or non-verbal patients can also have eye examinations using other non-invasive methods.

Free NHS Eye Examinations

NHS children’s eye examinations are free to all patients under 16 years. We recommend that even pre-school children should have their eyes tested, as vision develops rapidly in the early years. We have even tested children as young as six months old.

If your child struggles with reading letters and numbers, we also use various other methods such word matching or picture identification which is enough for an optometrist to examine vision.

Autistic or non-verbal patients can also have eye examinations using other non-invasive methods.

Contact Lens Fitting for Children

Did you know that young children can also be fitted with contact lenses? Our MiSight contact lenses can potentially reduce the rate of progression of myopia in young children. Over a three-year clinical trial, the one-day contact lenses reduced myopia progression by 59%*.

Many parents and carers worry about whether their child is mature enough to handle and manage wearing contact lenses. However, one of our optometrists will do a thorough contact lens assessment, checking the contact lenses and ensuring the vision is good before teaching your child how to use them.

Coloured Overlays

For children with Dyslexia and specific learning difficulties

Our overlay assessments allow us to help your child with reading through the use of colour. If your child is noticing movement of print or blurring while reading, you may want to consider booking in for an assessment with us.
In most cases, children with these symptoms find a definite increase in reading speed with the use of colour.

Coloured Overlays

For children with Dyslexia and specific learning difficulties

Our overlay assessments allow us to help your child with reading through the use of colour. If your child is noticing movement of print or blurring while reading, you may want to consider booking in for an assessment with us.
In most cases, children with these symptoms find a definite increase in reading speed with the use of colour.

Vision Training

Students who have good visual ability read faster, with less effort and can understand more of what they read, allowing them to retain information better. Vision therapy provides the opportunity to use your
vision in the most efficient manner. The basic skills of accommodation and convergence are developed with each child. Other activities are also programmed to meet the specific needs of each individual.

Contact us today to book an appointment

Can we help? Ask Mike and Teresa

If you have a question, why not ask Mike and Teresa Broadhurst?

They would love to help






    Scroll to top