At Mahurangi Vision Centre in Warkworth, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive vision care where all our eye examinations are tailored to the individual.
Vision is your most precious sense and deserves the very best in eye care. The team at Mahurangi Vision will provide nothing less.
Here are some of the services we provide:
- Eye health & function evaluation
- Driver screening
- Children's vision / learning problems
- Prescribing ophthalmic drugs
- Digital retinal photography is included as part of every full eye exam
- Computerised visual field analysis
- Retinal laser scanning for early glaucoma detection, problems of the retina and macular degeneration
- Qualified for glaucoma Co-management with local ophthalmologists and treatment of certain types of glaucoma
- Repair services
- Contact lens fitting, teaching and aftercare
- Maritime screening
- Foreign body removal
- Colour vision testing
We use only the highest quality lenses and frames of international repute and hold an extensive range of frames and options to suit every client.
The best is not the cheapest, but often offers best value long term. On a tight budget? We do have some lower cost, simpler options without sacrificing quality. Remember, "bargain" eye care is like bargain parachutes or bargain lifejackets; best avoided!
Our friendly team are always happy to help advise you on your options.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Closed public holidays
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Vision Testing (acuity, refraction errors and field of vision tests)
During an eye test you are assessed for different things. A Snellen chart, which contains rows of letters starting with one huge letter then groups of letters getting progressively smaller,…
Eye Health Examinations
During an eye test optometrists routinely examine the internal and external structures of your eye. The optometrist will look into your eye by shining a light source through your pupil…
Retinal & Fundus Photography
During an eye test optometrists routinely take a photograph of the back of each of your eyes. These images are transferred to a computer and are filed in your electronic…
Optometrists are able to detect early signs of glaucoma even before you are aware of any symptoms. They are specifically looking for changes when doing the health check part of…
Visual Field Testing
A visual field establishes how good your peripheral vision (PV) is. This is what you see above and below and to the side when you are looking straight ahead. Generally…
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) can be detected by systematic retinal screening. Diabetes retinal screening is funded by the DHB and some optometrists are contracted to provide the service in the community.…
Colour Vision Testing
Colour vision is tested using Ishihara plates, named after Shinobu Ishihara a Japanese ophthalmologist who created a simple test to detect colour blindness in 1918. His test remains the gold…
Eye injuries can range from relatively minor, for instance getting dish washing liquid in your eye, to penetrating injuries with a sharp object like scissors leading to blindness. Optometrists deal…
Children’s Vision Testing
It is vital children have their eyes tested early to screen for abnormalities. If there are problems like strabismus, where eyes are misaligned, or amblyopia, commonly called a lazy eye,…
Drivers Licence Testing
This includes testing for visual field as you need to meet a certain standard to be able to drive safely. There is a screening tool and a full test. The…
Frames: there is a baffling range of spectacle frames available in most optical outlets. They are made in many shapes, sizes, colours and materials. They are also made for different…
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This page was last updated at 1:24PM on June 26, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Mahurangi Vision Centre - Warkworth.