Broken glasses ?

Have you broken your glasses?  We have an onsite laboratory & can make new glasses in as little as 20 minutes!  We have an extensive supply of stock lenses and over 1000 glasses frames to choose from.  We have something for every taste – if we don’t have what you are looking for we will do our best to get it for you. Papamoa Optometrists will work to your budget with completed glasses from $99.   Read More...

New system for Tauranga public cataract referrals

 On the 1 July 2013 Bay of Plenty District Health board has initiated a new system for cataract referrals into the public system.  The old system was that GP's or optometrists had to refer patients in with decreased vision and typically some 2-3 months later the patient would get an appointment at Park Street eye clinic in Tauranga for another eye examination to confirm the cause of loss of vision.  If it is cataract then the patients name was put forward to the DHB and a questionnaire was sent to the patient - depending on the outcome of the questionnaire and points, the patient was informed either of a date for surgery or if the application was declined. This old system left the patient with uncertainty for up to 6 months. Read More...

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