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Harrow Practice 020 8422 1269 Northwood Practice 01923 83 63 43

Monday - Friday9:00 - 5:30
Saturday9:00 - 4:00
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PARKER & HAMMOND OPTICIANS Opticians in Harrow and Northwood

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National Award Winner AOP Optical Team of the Year 2019

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Contact Lenses We know that glasses aren’t for everyone, which is why we’re also experts in fitting contact lenses.

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Ortho-K Overnight vision correction gives your eyes the freedom to breathe.

At Parker & Hammond in Northwood and Harrow, caring for your eyes is our priority.

We are experts in eye health and vision, with a focus on delivering you the best possible service and treatment.

Since 1934, we have been committed to providing the local community with specialist eye care and vision correction. More than 80 years later, we remain a welcoming independent practice, with branches in Harrow and Northwood, London.

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EYE EXAMINATIONS

Our tests deliver clear results about the health and condition of your eyes

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TECHNOLOGY IN PRACTICE

We continually invest in the latest optometric equipment and training

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SPECTACLES

We have an extensive range of different lenses and frames to suit everyone

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CONTACT LENSES

Glasses aren’t for everyone, which is why we also specialise in contact lenses

SPECIALIST SERVICES

Alongside our core vision testing, we also deliver a number of specialist services

Your comfort is our priority

Hugely versatile and suitable for most people – even children – contact lenses are now easier to use and more comfortable to wear than ever, thanks to recent advancements in lens technology.

MEET OUR SPECIALIST OPTOMETRISTS IN HARROW & NORTHWOOD

Our practices in Harrow and Northwood combine technical excellence with genuine care

Patient comfort and satisfaction is at the heart of the services we provide in Harrow and Northwood, and we strive to deliver the most comprehensive assistance possible, to guarantee your peace of mind regardless of your vision quality.

By investing in advanced technology and the ongoing training of our teams in Harrow and Northwood, we are continually enhancing our extensive experience and clinical knowledge with the latest innovations in equipment and treatment. This enables us to deliver in-depth assessments and provide solutions for some of the most complex eye conditions.

Dipesh Chhatralia
Dipesh Chhatralia BSc (Hons) MCOptom
Sachin Patel
Sachin Patel BSc (Hons) MCOptom
Yashita Shah
Yashita Shah BSc (Hons) PGDipOphth
Anita Shah
Anita Shah BSc (Hons) MCOptom

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

To book an appointment with one of our eye care specialists at our Harrow or Northwood practices,
simply get in touch or use our online booking service.

SPECIALIST SERVICES

Our difference lies in our clinical excellence and expertise

Many patients visit our Harrow and Northwood branches with only routine eye care requirements. However, we have a strong clinical focus, enabling us to offer specialist optometry services alongside our core vision assessment and correction facilities.

We spend time getting to know you, understanding your needs and making sure you are comfortable with the treatment and recommendations we deliver. Our renown as ‘the eye experts who really care’ has grown over the years, and our loyal patients frequently recommend our services to their friends and family.

SPECIALIST SERVICES

Alongside our core vision testing, we also deliver a number of specialist services

CHILDRENS VISION

Starting good eye care practices early is essential, which is why we’re experts in children’s vision

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KERATOCONUS

We provide specialist solutions to correct the short-sightedness caused by keratoconus

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SPECIALIST CONTACT LENS SERVICE

We can fit lenses to help alleviate the symptoms of even the most complex problems

ANTERIOR & DRY EYE CLINIC

With ongoing treatment and advice the discomfort of dry eye can be managed

LOW VISION ASSESSMENTS

Our expert recommendations will help you make the most of your sight

SPORTS EYEWEAR

We provide specialist lenses that enable you to stay active and do what you love

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BESPOKE AND CUSTOM MADE SPECTACLES

Depending on your needs, we can supply personalised spectacles that are specifically designed for you

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GLAUCOMA SCREENING

Our proactivity and in-depth examinations enable us to treat glaucoma before it worsens

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AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION SCREENING

We can spot the early signs of age-related macular degeneration and advise how to optimise your vision

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VISUAL FIELDS

Our visual field tests are DVLA-approved and tell us how much of the world you can see in a glance

SECOND OPINIONS

We provide trusted second opinions for anyone in need of expert eye care assurance

TESTIMONIALS

‘My family have been attending Parker & Hammond for several years.
We all have differing needs but all receive an excellent, caring,
thorough service that is never rushed.’

'Each and every member of staff treats me with the utmost courtesy and patience.
The kind of service offered at Parker & Hammond is truly professional yet personal
and friendly – I would highly recommend them.'

‘Thanks to the expertise of the team at Parker & Hammond,
I finally feel that after 30 years of struggling with various lenses,
my keratoconus is finally, at long last, a problem solved.’

‘The quality of care and advice I have received has been first class and I would
have no hesitation in recommending the practice.’

‘From the moment I stepped into the shop I was given first class service,
made to feel valued and had the most thorough eye test I’ve had to date.
Dipesh provided valuable explanations and information as he carried out the test,
and I purchased a pair of Lindberg glasses, with which I am very pleased.’

‘Finding a good opticians who you can trust and who understands your eye needs isn’t easy,
and I would recommend them to anyone – particularly those with keratoconus.’

‘I have been wearing glasses for over 15 years and have been to many opticians in the past,
but Parker & Hammond have by far been the best. Their staff are excellent and they give
me honest, sound advice which I have always trusted. The eye test is very thorough
and the optometrists do their best to make you feel relaxed and comfortable.’

‘I would highly recommend Parker & Hammond – professional, courteous and friendly,
from everyone who I come into contact with during my visits.’

‘The opticians here are really friendly and patient, they take the time to answer my questions,
give useful advice and – unlike other places I’ve been to in the past – the costs are fully explained.’

‘The service I receive whenever I come into this shop is outstanding.
I would and do recommend to all who will listen!’

‘Although the road to keratoconus solutions is sometimes trying, you know you have
a specialist here who will truly work tirelessly to find one.’

‘My family have been customers here for many years, brought back every time by impeccable
customer service, attention and professionalism. All staff are welcoming and have a full
understanding of the products, with information given throughout the spectacle purchase.’

‘For the past ten years Parker & Hammond have been my opticians of choice, from the warmth and efficiency met with at reception
to the unstinting care and detail at the eye test stage. In assistance with frame choice and dedication to guaranteeing comfort with your spectacles,
Parker & Hammond have proved themselves to be the best I have encountered. Add that to superb aftercare and you have the recipe for satisfaction
and perfect confidence that your eyecare could not have been in better hands. I have recommended them in the past and will continue to do so – wholeheartedly.’

IN FOCUS

Optomap – Ultra wide field imaging

The Optomap is the only test that captures more than 80% of your retina in one panoramic image. The unique optomap ultra-wide view helps detect early signs of retinal disease more effectively and efficiently than with traditional eye examination alone. The test is fast and pain-free and nothing touches your eye.

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