Earlam and Christopher provides a full eye health clinic service in Taunton and Langport, offering a thorough eye examination and range of clinical services for all ages. Both private and NHS clients enjoy being seen by our renowned optometrist experts and team of qualified opticians and support staff. We’ve been in the business of eye care for over 80 years and now, with the latest technology, our eye clinic services have become even more valuable to our clients.
We offer advice and relief plus our specialist optometrist Sarah Farrant is a national expert and international lecturer in dry eye and blepharitis and can diagnose and treat dry eye symptoms.
Watering eyes is when tears are produced without any obvious reason and is commonly caused when tears don’t drain away properly or too many tears are produced.
Glaucoma is a group of sight threatening eye diseases which reduces your peripheral vision. One of the most common eye diseases in the UK. In the early stages you have no symptoms, and therefore you must have regular eye examinations to detect this common condition before the damage is done.
Also known as Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD); affects the macula, a small region at the back of your eye responsible for the central part of your vision.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) uses the very latest in technology and allows us to see beneath the surface of the back and front of your eye in 3D. It is a bit like having an MRI scan performed on your body.More About 3D OCT Scan
Orthokeratology is a method that can be used as an alternative to eyeglasses, refractive surgery, or for those who prefer not to wear contact lenses during the day. It is also a treatment for stopping short sight from getting worse, especially in children and teens.
Eyeglass and spectacle repair has been part of our work Earlam and Christopher Optometrist and Opticians for over 80 years and are performed quickly and cost effectively.
Membership of the Earlam and Christopher VitalEyes plan is the most convenient and economical way to have your eyes looked after. There are various clinical plans available as well as for contact lenses, which all cover as many appointments as you require.More About Care Plans
Our customers can access our contact lens services either by paying as they go for appointments and lenses or on our contact lens Total Care direct debit plans .
MiSight are scientifically proven soft daily contact lenses that can not only correct Myopia in children, but can treat short sight by slowing down the progression.
An obvious first choice to correct your vision would be spectacles and then of course contact lenses.
Short sight (myopia) is thought to affect up to one in three adults and is becoming more common.