About Us

Our Evolution

Our History

Since moving to our current premises in the late 1980’s, the Mason’s Avenue Practice has maintained its status as one of the most professional independent Opticians in the City of London. A policy of only employing professionally trained staff, introducing the latest diagnostic instrumentation and fully computerising the Practice, has carried the Company successfully into the 21st Century.
With a team of Experienced Optometrists using 3 fully equipped consulting rooms,  Professionally Qualified Dispensing Opticians and Fully Qualified Optical Assistants, we are able to offer a high standard of service and investigate the most challenging of eye conditions and spectacle prescriptions.

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What Makes Us Different

Our Specialities

Eye Examination

Eye examinations are an important way of monitoring your general health and maintaining your eyes at their optimum focus. We recommend sight examinations on a…

Dispensing

At Hodd Barnes & Dickins Ltd we have always taken pride in putting our patients needs first, and our team of qualified Dispensing Opticians will…

Contact Lenses

If you are just visiting or a local looking for Contact Lenses in London, then Hodd Barnes & Dickins carry stock of some of the…

Sunglasses

If you are looking for Sunglasses in London, the Hodd Barnes & Dickins carry an extensive range of fashionable Sunglasses from all major brands including…

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Extensive Range of Spectacles & Sunglasses

We carry stock of some of the worlds biggest fashion designers brands.

Extensive Range of Spectacles & Sunglasses

Our Services

What We Offer

Company VDU Sight Tests

Company VDU Sight Tests Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 are in place to protect employees from any risks associated with Display Screen Equipment (DSE) (ie computers and…

Diabetic Monitoring

Since 1997 Hodd Barnes &a Dickins Ltd has been an approved Diabetic Screening centre and we have continued to expand on the experience gained through the scheme to monitor many…

Eye Examination

Eye examinations are an important way of monitoring your general health and maintaining your eyes at their optimum focus. We recommend sight examinations on a 2 yearly basis, exceptions being…

Glaucoma Assessment

Contact Hodd Barnes for a Glaucoma Assessment in London -  Assessing the optic nerve for early signs of Glaucoma requires a high level of instrumentation and skill. Our screening  tests…

Orthokeratology

  Orthokeratology is the reduction, modification or elimination of a visual defect by the programmed application of contact lenses. It is a safe, reversible system of non-surgical vision correction that…

OCT

OCT Examination London  - Oct is a non-invasive, non-contact, trans-pupillary imagine technique able to produce high resolution images detailing the structure of the eye in 3d, from the cornea through…

Serving the City

We are one of the oldest Independent Opticians in the City of London Employing professionally qualified Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians, we offer high levels of skill and experience in a relaxed atmosphere. Personal service and attention to detail are very important to us.

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Brands We Stock

Brands we stock

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News

Latest News

Independent opticians rated best

The latest Which? survey once again shows that independent opticians are the best places to have your eyes tested and to buy glasses. Which? has repeated its survey of 8,465 members (last carried out in 2014) to reveal 2016’s best and worst places to have your eyes tested and buy glasses. Independent opticians once again topped the table with an overall customer rating of 87%, ahead of all the national big-brand names and supermarkets. Those members who were customers of…

Night Driving Glasses

According to RoSPA, 40% of road collisions happen in the dark. The biggest problems are low levels of contrast and dazzle. As winter nights start to draw in, it’s especially important to make sure that you are prepared and to minimise the risks.  There is lots of poor advice out there, and various products on sale which claim to improve your vision when driving at night. Do you know if yellow–tinted lenses are the answer? Or blue interior lights?  To help cut through…

1 Day Acuvue TruEye contact lenses

Johnson & Johnson have recently released the first silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lens. It combines the health and convenience of a daily disposable lens with the oxygen delivery and comfort benefits of an entirely new silicone hydrogel material. TruEye also offers the best UV protection in its class. Now available in 8.5 and 9.0 fittings, with an extended power range of 6.00 to -12.00. Trial fittings are available at both our Branches.