Book Your Eye Test

Booking your eye test

Are you looking for expert eye care from a qualified and experienced optometrist? Then look no further than Bater & Stout Opticians.

We provide the latest innovations in eye care to provide each and every one of our patients with the support and guidance they require. As well as providing a contact lens fitting service and a wide range of frames, designer frames and lenses, we are also your local Kodak Lens Vision Centre.

Our thorough eye tests can help your vision last a lifetime, identifying conditions like glaucoma and macular degeneration in the early stages, ensuring early and appropriate treament, and lessening the chance of complications. For a small additional fee you can also upgrade your eye examination to include retinal photography.

To book your eye test please visit our contact us page, or simply pop in to your local Bater & Stout to schedule an appointment.

What our customers said about us

Friendly and Professional staff, Good with children. Would highly recommend Bater and Stout to all family and friends.

AH (43) (14/04/2015)

Optician made us feel at ease and my youngest daughter who is 3 did not want to leave as she was enjoying it too much. Stress free experience!! Thanks.

CJ (14/04/2015)

Very informative talk about my childrens eye health/test.

ED & OD (11 & 9) (04/06/2018)

Really good service, any questions are always answered thoroughly, along with any concerns. Testing is efficient and also thorough and all staff are always friendly and professional. Would recommend to anyone!


LH (21) (11/04/2015)

Enjoyed, Funny

CP 13 (04/06/2018)

We were so pleased with the way in which the eye test was carried out, espeically with a young child.  Lots of patience and humour..  Thank you

L-R L (5) (09/07/2018)

Mr Stout is very natural with children, Makes the experience fun. Well done to you!


CP (10) (02/04/2015)

I take all my foster children and when mine and my husband’s eye test is due, we will be coming here as well.


AH (43) (01/04/2015)

Very friendly and take thier time to explain the examination.

JP (12) (31/07/2018)

Excellent service, very nice and positive for children


JD (7) (14/04/2015)

All staff friendly & Professional

TMc (41) (13/09/2018)

Myself, husband, son and daughter have our eyes tested here. Very pleased with the service, my son has had a patch for his eyes but now fine. My daughter hopefully will be trying new contact lens treatment when she is 9yrs old. Very happy

KB(38) (16/04/2015)

 All staff are friendly and helpfull.  Made me feel comfortable whilst having my eyes tested.

AM (18) (05/05/2015)

Excellent, enjoyable with children.

J (02/10/2018)

 The children feel relaxed and the optician is very good with them.

AW (44) (09/04/2015)

 Excellent service, wonderful with my son explained everything to me, not much room for improvement :)

SC (39) (12/05/2015)

 The children enjoyed the experience very much.  

MG (47) (12/05/2015)

 Very pleased, lovely atmosphere and very friendly and professional, fabulous with my daughter.

TD (42) (12/05/2015)

Started using Bater & Stout after having poor eye care at a major chain opticians.  Care has been excellent throughout my years as a customer.

CDL (12/05/2015)

 Very friendly service, Thorough examination of both children. Texting service good at reminding of appointments.

RJ (16/05/2015)

Confident with opticians on every visit as only the best for each individual customer is provided and as customer we feel strongly about this.

TB (40) (27/05/2015)

Receptionist staff friendly and helpful, Mr Stout very professional, friendly and happy. 

EO (31) (21/05/2015)

Felt safe and happy to be seen :) 

BF (9) (27/05/2015)

Excellent customer care as always, the staff are welcoming and the service is professional.  The optician always offers to help me with specific eye problems when I am unable to get to the hospital.  

EJ (14) (28/05/2015)

 Im happy to have my eyecare looked after by Bater & Stout, and always recommend to family and friends.

SF (21) (09/06/2015)

 All staff are lovely and are extremely helpful with any questions or concerns =)

KD (15) (10/06/2015)

 A very good and helpful experience, explained everything in detail.  would highly recommend to others

RC (24) (10/06/2015)

 It is always a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. They provide distractions for the younger children which is always helpful.

SRLT (9) (10/06/2015)

 Brilliant service from all the staff, fab opticians.

JE (31) (16/06/2015)

 A lovely experience coming to the branch, staff always polite and always very helpful.

SD (42) (16/06/2015)

 Very good, & makes my child happy to come for eye test.

AW (5) (16/06/2015)

 My son had an amazing experience with Mr Stout, the patience and willing to please was exceptional.

ES (9) (16/06/2015)

 Quick and efficeint - Optician was very nice and explained everything well, the photos of my eyes were fascinating!

JZJ (43) (12/06/2015)

 Whenever I come it is very friendly they are helpful and always inform me on the new things they have available. Wouldnt go anywhere else.  

KL (17) (27/06/2015)

 Brilliant, friendly and helpfull staff. Confident of a high service everytime we visit. Thank you

IG (8) (27/06/2015)

 I have always been treated with the upmost courtesy and professionalism. I would highly recommend Bater and Stout Opticians.

SD (55) (09/07/2015)

 We visited and was made to feel very welcome. Friendly and professional and the boys were totally at ease throughout the examination.  Many thanks once again.

MD(10) ED (8) (13/07/2015)

 Very friendly staff and examination was fun :-)

TH (9) (17/07/2015)

 It was a fun experience with a kind man!!

LF (7) (01/08/2015)

 My sons overall experience at Bater and Stout opticians was very good

SR (37) (08/08/2015)

 Appointment on time, helpful text appointment reminder the day before, friendly service. Put my daughter at ease, overall very good.

SL (42) (10/08/2015)

 Always helpful, staff willing to adapt to my needs, wouldnt go anywhere else.

EH (7yrs 11months) (13/08/2015)

 We had excellent fun honking the horn after our eye tests!!

FD (5) (13/08/2015)

 Very good - Optician had lots of patience with my son as he is not keen on having his eyes tested!!  Friendly and helpful service too!

OD (8) (14/08/2015)

 I got to choose new glasses, So I am very happy!!

HD (9) (14/08/2015)

 Always recieve excellent service and you look after my daughter really well.  Caroline is a credit to you and is so knowledgable and amazing with H.  Thank you!!

HT (10) (19/08/2015)

 The optician made the visit fun for my little boy, He already wants to return.  Faultless!!! *****

LS (30) (21/08/2015)

 Pleasant, variety of different specs, Staff very helpful, Would recommend to others.

SB (55) (02/09/2015)

 Optician was very friendly and professional. Put my son at ease immediately.  Thank you xx

RT(37) (06/10/2015)

 My 6 yr old daughter is a patient of the opticians and finds coming here very easy considering she needed drops.

JB (6) (12/10/2015)

 I was seen on time, had a fun examination and left happy.  Dad was well informed regarding my eye health. Thanks

TB (7) (05/11/2015)

 The optometrist was absolutley fantastic!!  J thoroughly enjoyed his experience today.

JD (4) (14/12/2015)

 Wonderful experience for my son who wants contact lenses.  Was even given a quick trial of a lens.  

SG (14) (06/01/2016)

 Staff are always welcoming, friendly and helpful.  The eye tests and contact lens checks are always thorough.  The optician helped me choose glasses that suit my face shape and style.  

LJ (26) (06/01/2016)

 Thank you to Tony for making M and I's visit so child friendly!!  And for taking the time to explain things.

RB (38) (11/02/2016)

 Very good friendly service. Thank you :)

DL & TL (10 & 8) (25/02/2016)

This was the first time D had had an eye test, She was put at ease and Mr Stout's friendly approach put her in the right frame of mind.  It was a fun experience for her. Thank you 

DLT (8) (22/03/2016)

 Really child friendly excellent service and experience.  Full examination provided to both my son and myself.

CB (10) (30/03/2016)

 They are very friendly, very helpful.  The optician was outstanding.

SLS (9) (30/03/2016)

C particularly enjoyed squeeking the pig and hoking the horn!!!! 

CP (11) (05/04/2016)

Brilliant, fast service.  Optician generously made time for contact lens consulation at short notice. Staff are welcoming and genuinely keen to help. 

CJ (27) (05/04/2016)

Always very friendly and welcoming.  As a dad - very warming to be told/explained as of what tests are for. 

DH (10) (27/04/2016)

From the moment you arrive you are made welcome, very friendly & polite.  The examination and sheer professionalism was brilliant.  First class from start to finish. Thank you 

GAD (11) (27/04/2016)

 Friendly and professional sevice, relaxed my daughter very well

MS (10) (27/06/2016)

 Excellent when examining my daughters eyes, professional and friendly. Explains what is happening with the eyes.

LT (5) (27/06/2016)

 Very professional and excellent.  Manner with children made it fun, Thanks

HJ (6&9) (27/06/2016)

 Made my sons experience lots of fun so no fear of coming for tests.  My daughter even took part in some of the tests so lots of fun.

HW (8) (23/09/2016)