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Free eye examination available for all students, staff and general public

11 Sep 2019

This includes contact lens fittings and check-ups

Free eye examination available for all students, staff and general public

Under the supervision of fully qualified optometrist staff, final year Optometry students are offering a free eye examination and glasses dispensing service to students, University staff and members of the public (16 years and above), as part of their training and clinical experience at the University. 

They also offer a contact lens clinic, which includes free contact lens fittings, trials and check-ups. You will only be charged for the lenses themselves, and these are subsidised and include a discounted rate for staff and students. The University Teaching Clinic stocks a wide range of contact lenses, from all the main contact lens manufacturers - including daily disposable, monthly disposable, coloured, toric, rigid and bifocal contact lenses.

The clinic is located in the Carys Bannister Building, just off Dover Street, free parking is available.

  • To book a free eye test call 0161 306 3860 
  • To book an appointment for new contact lenses or for a contact lens check-ups, call 0161 306 3860 or 0161 275 5354. Those wishing to try contact lenses for the first time are also welcome