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Excellent eyecare in two central locations

If you have an eye-related problem, we're sure we can help. Whether the problem is a red eye, blurred vision or  having fallen out of love with your current glasses we can sort it. Contact lenses, eye drops and glasses repairs are all in the day's work. Call us, or call in. We have two handy locations - the former Co-operative Bank House on the corner of Featherston and Ballance Streets in the city and 100 Molesworth Street in Thorndon.


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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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We've moved!

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The Terrace practice has relocated to the corner of Featherston and Ballance Streets and is open 8.30 to 5.30 Monday to Friday. Our workshop is there, and our practice manager is based there. 

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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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Children's Vision

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We want to help your child's visual development
and maximise their chances of seeing well for life

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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 Lenses

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Contact lenses are always evolving and we help you keep up. Contacts have never been as comfortable or as sophisticated! We have great options for both part time and full time wear, and we fit disposable and custom-made lenses in both soft and rigid materials.

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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 supply ready-made prescription swimming goggles for both adults and children. Learn More

Prescription Dive Masks

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If you're a glasses wearer, 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. Learn More

Ready Made Readers

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We have a  good selection of colours, styles and powers in stock - 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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Co-operative Bank House, 
Cnr Featherston and Ballance Streets
Wellington 6011 

and Shop 2, 100 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011