Children's eye tests
Free eye tests for children


Children may not realise they have a vision problem, so without routine tests there is a risk that any problems could go undiagnosed for months or years.


It's important for eye problems to be identified as early as possible, as they can have a significant impact on a child's development and education.


Early diagnosis will ensure that your child will have the correct pair of glasses to see clearly or be referred for medical attention if necessary.


Kelly Eyecare have a wealth of knowledge and years of experience of examining children eyes.  We welcome children and will put your child at ease and encourage them to have fun when it comes to testing their eye health. 

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Eye tests for children

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Glasses for children

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Monitoring for children

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Signs your child needs an eye test

  • Losing track while reading

  • Frequent blinking and eye-rubbing

  • Squinting, head-tilting or closing one eye when trying to focus

  • One eye turning in or out

  • Sensitivity to light

  • Watery eyes

  • A sudden downturn in performance at school

  • Reluctance to join in physical activity

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Find Your Local Branch

Visit your nearest Kelly Eyecare branch in Bournemouth, Brockenhurst, Poole or Ringwood.

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Book an Appointment

To book your appointment, phone your local branch or use the link below to book online.


How We're Keeping You Safe

We are delighted to share that we are now open to resume our routine practice-based eye care.

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Patient Stories

"I had a good service from the whole team, nothing was too much trouble for any of them. They took their time with me to see if everything was okay. They seem to treat each customer as individuals, I'd recommend them anytime to anyone."