Services

250155-blue-eyeBuchanan Optometrists provides comprehensive eye care for you and your family.

Buchanan Optometrists are committed to helping you maintain the best possible vision throughout life. Your eye health is important - regular eye examinations are recommended for everyone and not just to check your vision.

We offer a range of services to cater for different people's optical needs.
 

Services We Offer:

Eye Examination

Eye Examination

A full eye health assessment and determination of your optical prescription.
 
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Childrens Eye Examination

Childrens Eye Examination:

Shorter appointment in duration than an adult Eye Examination to maximise compliance by the child, but equally important and comprehensive. 
 
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Drivers Licence Eye Exams:

Some drivers will require a DL12 form to be completed in order to achieve driving standard.
 
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CAA Special Eye Reports

CAA Special Eye Reports:

Our Optometrists have undertaken further training to be qualified to perform the eye examination required by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for flying. 
 
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Retinal Photography:

Undertaken as part of an Eye Examination to assess and monitor the health of the interior of the eye.
 
 
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Ocular Coherence Tomography

OCT (Ocular Coherence Tomography):

Buchanan Optometrists have a Zeiss OCT machine. This new technology scans the retinal layers and enables extremely accurate detection and monitoring of changes to the eye structure, especially in the diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma.
 
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Visual Field Assessment

Visual Field Assessment:

Buchanan Optometrists has a Medmont Visual Field Analyser. This test is undertaken in addition to a comprehensive Eye Examination to check for ‘blind spots’ caused by eye disease (i.e. glaucoma) or brain damage (i.e. stroke). 
 
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Lasik Pre- and Post-Operative Care

Lasik Pre- and Post-Operative Care:

Our Optometrists understand Lasik and are able to offer care and advice regarding all aspects of refractive surgery.
 
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Assessment for Glaucoma and Cataract

Assessment for Glaucoma and Cataract:

Glaucoma and cataract are assessed as part of our standard eye examination. 
 
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Diabetes Retinal Assessment

Diabetes Retinal Assessment:

Diabetic patients are recommended to have an annual eye exam to assess for changes in their eyes caused by diabetes.
 
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Colour Vision Assessment

Colour Vision Assessment

Assessment of colour vision defects is important given that 8% of males and 0.5% females have a colour deficiency
 
 
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Binocular Vision Assessment

Binocular Vision Assessment:

Assessment of the motor function and sensory functions of the eye which enable co-ordinated use of both eyes. How well both your eyes are able to align with each other and work together will determine how comfortable your vision is.
 
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Contact Lens Fitting

Contact Lens Fitting:

You may need contact lenses or spectacles, depending on the measurements made by your optometrist during the Eye Examination.
 
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Frames Selection and Advice:

Some individuals prefer to browse the display and select a frame themselves; although, someone will be available to help if you require.
 
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Frame Adjustments and Repairs:

Our staff at Buchanan Optometrists are able to adjust and repair most frames. 
 
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ABOUT US

Buchanan Optometrists Ltd optometry practice in Christchurch is located at Church Corner within the Riccarton Clinic. As an independent optical practice we have the freedom to use suppliers that provide the best service and products to you.

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CLINIC HOURS

Monday, Wendsday & Thursday
Tuesday 
Friday 
8:30am -5:30pm
8.30am - 7:00pm
8:30am -4:30pm

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First Floor
Riccarton Clinic 
6 Yaldhurst Road
Upper Riccarton 
Christchurch
New Zealand
 
03 341 4850

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