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Hokitika’s trusted source for eye care and eyewear

When it comes to eyewear, frames, lenses, and contact lenses, quality shows in subtle ways. Contact Hokitika Optometrist for professional eye care and contact lense advice in Hokitika and South Westland.
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Catherine van Paassen

Let us help you find the right eyewear for everything you see and do

At our optometrist in Hokitika, we offer top quality eyewear and lens types and treatments for:
  • Everyday wear, or special events
  • Computers and touchscreen devices
  • Prescription sunglasses
  • Low-cost options are available
  • Reading difficulties - at any age
  • Driving and Sports eyewear
  • Safety and protective eyewear

Try it! You can’t pick how a frame feels from a picture

No one should buy a frame without trying it on. At Hokitika Optometrist we pride ourselves on providing eyewear that looks great and also wears well. We have a wide range of frames from timeless classics to today’s fashions, and our suppliers are more than willing to help us with special requests.

Lasting comfort

Our frames come with quality guarantees and free fitting adjustments whenever you need them. Our team has the skill and experience to help you choose the frame that suits you best.

Lens Technology that gives you clear, comfortable sight

We select from suppliers who are committed to excellence and who continually research and refine their technology to give you the best optics, good-looking lenses and the most effective and durable treatments and coatings. Ask us about Blue Control lens coatings if you use a computer or smartphone

Lens types in a nutshell

  • Single vision are the simplest lenses, but you might need more than one pair
  • Occupational lenses meet the special demands of computers and multitasking at work
  • Multifocal or Progressive lenses aim to meet all your visual needs with one lens
  • Totally Individualised Lens Design pushes the boundaries of manufacturing technology for a custom-built solution to your eyewear needs

Choose the lens design, material and benefits that really work for you

  • Thin and light
  • Tints/sunglass
  • Anti glare
  • For work
  • For sports
  • Safety
  • High index
  • Transitions
  • Wrap lens technology
  • Anti-reflection coatings
Catherine and her team in Hokitika will be happy to talk through how these treatments and others can help you get the clearest and most comfortable vision.
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Great value, fair price

We want your glasses to last, to fit, to look good and work well for the life of your prescription. That’s value! True quality that lasts doesn’t come cheap, but at Hokitika Optometrist lower cost options are available that deliver great value. Your lifestyle, environment and work all affect how your spectacles will perform. So if they let you down – come and tell us, so that we can to put it right.

Contact Lenses – the short answer is Yes!Try it!  We can arrange a trial of contacts for you

Most people can wear contact lenses at least some of the time. We are more than happy to help you explore which contact lens modality works for you. Modern disposable contacts come in an ever increasing range for all prescription types.

For a successful start with contact lenses

  • We need to do a pre-fitting examination
  • We will talk through all the options, from One Day to Continuous Wear
  • We give full training in handling and care, with follow-up checks to make sure nothing compromises the health of your eyes
  • Trial lenses are usually free
  • So make an appointment!

If you wear contacts - have a check-up once a year

Even if everything seems all right to you – many serious problems won’t affect your eyesight until they are well advanced. And there’s always the chance to catch up with new developments in lenses and care solutions. Is it more than a year since you last had a check-up? Call us today.
You can rely on Hokitika Optometrist for the best in care, quality and service. Phone us on 03 755 7378 or visit us at 16 Park Street, Hokitika.
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