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Date Opticians – the friendly experts

At Date Opticians we are passionate about the quality of care we offer.

As a leading optometrists’ practice within the Ossett and Wakefield areas, Date Opticians is known both for its expertise and its friendly approach.

Patients tell us they feel valued, and enjoy the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. As an independent opticians we’re able to build up a relationship with our customers over time. So we can provide personalised advice and education around eye health that responds to your individual needs.

This is underpinned by a very high level of expertise and experience. Our clinical personnel are experts in their field, a position they are keen to maintain through regular professional development.

Particular areas of expertise include dry eye, a very common problem which can cause gritty, sore and uncomfortable eyes and needs long term control. It is a condition which can be poorly understood and often missed.

We never rush – you’ll get as long as is needed, often around 30 minutes or more. The quality of our eye exams is matched by our dispensing and fitting skills. As regular customers know, we have a great reputation for ‘lifestyle dispensing’, helping you find the right products to support you in your daily life and leisure activities.

“A very professional and competent service from friendly, dedicated and helpful staff. An excellent range of the highest quality frames are available. Highly recommended.”

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The latest digital technology, such as retinal photography (shown above) combined with high levels of clinical expertise, ensures Date’s optometrists often pick up on underlying conditions at an early stage. The image generated provides a permanent record and benchmark for the future. So you receive continuity of care and peace of mind.


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