The Only Wellington Optometrists You Need To See

Mystified by multifocals? Need a new look? Not seeing so well? Have a red eye or broken glasses? We're sure we can help. Book an appointment with one of our friendly optometrists today. 

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Sercombe and Matheson Opticians blog
Comprehensive eye exams, red eye consults, contact lens fitting, civil aviation exams, eye disease diagnosis, post-surgery consultations - we've got it covered. We're a Southern Cross Easy-claim provider so we can bill them directly if that's appropriate.

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Spectacle Dispensing

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We're good at glasses! Our dispensing opticians help you find a great frame and explain the lens choices. They're fussy about the measurements so your glasses will fit properly as well as look wonderful

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Workshop Services

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Having a full time technician and our own workshop ensures we can look after your glasses at the same time we're looking after you. We can make your new spectacles or repair or refit your old ones on site, promptly. 

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Special Offers For New Customers, Contact Lens Wearers and More

New Customers


 New customers who contact us through the website get a $10 reduction on their exam fee, a 10% discount on glasses and we'll make a  $10 donation to the charity of your choice.

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Special Offers

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Buy four boxes of any kind of contact lenses and get a 10% discount (ongoing)

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2 Pairs in 3 Months

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Buy 2 complete pairs of glasses (frames and lenses) in a 3 month period and get a 25% DISCOUNT* on the second pair.

T&Cs Apply.

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A Range Of More Than 2000 Lenses, Frames, Sunglasses & Other Optical Products Available

Contact Lens

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We fit disposable and custom-made lenses in both soft and rigid materials. Even if you love your specs, you'll still appreciate the excellent peripheral vision that you'll get with contact lenses and that they don't fog up or slide off when you exercise or get wet when it rains.

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Spectacle Frames


We have around 950 frames and sunglasses at Sercombe and Matheson so we're sure we can find the perfect frame for you. Our stock has an emphasis on European design - Monoqool and , Prodesign from Denmark, Ic! berline from Germany, Face en Cie, from France, Dutz from Holland, William Morris from the UK and Nicola Finetti from Italy..

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You'll find a great selection of sunglasses and plenty of good advice at Sercombe and Matheson Opticians. Wellington has a lot of sunshine hours and our UV levels are high, so if you don't own a good pair of sunglasses it's time to rectify this.

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Special Optical Products Available In Instore Or Shipped All Over New Zealand

Swimming Goggles

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We s upply ready-made prescription swimming goggles for both adults and children. The short-sighted powers are from -2.00 to -9.00 and for long-sighted powers are from +2.00 to +6.00. The lenses have a special anti-fog treatment, a UV filter and are either grey or blue.

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Prescription Dive Masks

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If you're a glasses wearer whose leisure time involves diving or snorkelling, a prescription dive mask can really change your life. You'll get a clearer view of the fish and aquatic life, see potential hazards sooner, and find your gear on the shore more easily. Ready-made prescription diving masks are available in short-sighted powers from -1.50 to -8.00 and in long-sighted powers from +1.00 to +4.50 in 0.50 steps.

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Ready Made Readers

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Ready made reading glasses are ideal for contact lens wearers and can be a cost effective alternative to a tailor-made pair if you have a suitable prescription. We have a selection of colours and styles available - you can decide how much of a statement you'd like to make

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quote I have used a number of opticians over the last 30 years and have found no-one else that can offer such a complete service as Sercombe and Matheson.Your ability, professionalism and sheer speed of service is second to none.
David P
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29 The Terrace Wellington 6011 New Zealand