Optometrist Albany

Westfield Albany
Shop S229, 219 Don McKinnon Drive
Albany Auckland 0632

  • Near Kmart

Opening hours

Monday9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday9:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday9:00am - 9:00pm

Friday9:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday9:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday10:00am - 5:30pm

*Store hours reflect local standard trading hours and exclude public holidays

Visit our Albany Google Business page for directions, reviews, and updates.

Our Reviews
Myca Jane Tumbagahan
5 days ago

Vaughan Witten
5 days ago

Helpful staff, Great service. Will be back in the future and highly recommend to my friends;)

Shadiya Amir
6 days ago

I recently went for an eye check-up and was very impressed with their service. The staff were profes... See more

Holly Nisbet
1 week ago

The two team members at Oscar Wylee Albany that helped me with my eye exam and choosing frames were ... See more

Jo Needham
1 week ago

An amazingly thorough eye test and informative experience

Michelle Wackrow
1 week ago

Overall a very positive experience. The eye exam was extensive and conduced professionally. I am loo... See more

Jiwon Im
1 week ago

Very friendly and professional. I felt comfortable during my entire appointment and was very well in... See more

clara lucia rojas
1 week ago

Was really nice. The doctor was super professional and explain everything super clear

2 weeks ago

After my eye exam, I was told by the optician, in fact, that I no longer needed regular glasses. How... See more

Wayne Toevai
3 weeks ago

I’ve been meaning to post this a while ago but it’s worth mentioning, I popped into the Albany store... See more

Nathan Blaxall
3 weeks ago

P p
3 weeks ago

Over the years we have been to other optometrists. We went to Oscar Wylee in Albany and were very im... See more

Angela Pratt
3 weeks ago

My son said that this was one of the best eye appointments he has had

Sylvania Pang
3 weeks ago

Nicolene Wright
3 weeks ago

Staff is very friendly and helpful will recommend to anyone who needs to get their eyes tested. Than... See more

Mr Taiapa
4 weeks ago

I had a excellent experience @Oscar Wylee Optometrist, It has a nice clean atmosphere with tons of v... See more

wimpie vermeulen
1 month ago

Professional, friendly and great variety of products at a very reasonable price.

Xinting Dou
1 month ago

(Translated by Google) You can feel the smile and warm service from the receptionist from the moment... See more

Juliaan R
1 month ago

I can't be happier!!!! what an amazing team, very helpful, no hidden costs. The staff are friendly a... See more

Alicia Hayes
1 month ago

Oscar Wylee Albany was amazing with my son (age 5). Very patient and made it comfortable and not so... See more

Greg Hale
1 month ago

Yhanx really enjoyed my experience, staff excellent Highly recommend.!

Laura Sarsfield
1 month ago

Fantastic experience. First time customer, after being with other optometrists for years. Wish I'd c... See more

Bill Larsen
1 month ago

1 month ago

Jan Patterson
1 month ago

Can’t rate the Albany branch high enough. I had appointments with 2 different optometrists, both wer... See more

Shirley Robinson
1 month ago

Excellent friendly professional service. Eye test was very thorough.

Sophia Niu
1 month ago

The service is excellent, very patient, and provides very good advice.

Joshy Varghese
1 month ago

Abby Price (A Truck & Digger Ltd)
1 month ago

Ontime, excellent to deal with, very informative and helpful.

1 month ago

All the staff are freakin amazing! Big shoutout to Sayed for being the best optometrist I’ve ever h... See more

1 month ago

Was very friendly and good advise on screen time and affect on eyes with teens.

Miles Usher
2 months ago

Friendly efficient staff.

Lina Xu
2 months ago

super good deal! I got one pair of clear and one pair of sunglasses ( both with prescription) only j... See more

Aimee Banks
2 months ago

Jo Hansen
2 months ago

My son and I had our eyes tested by our local Optometrist Sayed at the Albany store. He was great, e... See more

Zach Lassen
2 months ago

2 months ago

I was check up my eyes w8th Sayed. He is so good and nice person ????

Adair Moors
2 months ago

Very satisfied with the consult

2 months ago

Amazingly helpful store manager, and fantastic glasses. After years of paying a fortune for my glass... See more

2 months ago

2 months ago

The optometrist, Sayed Shudib, is very professional and patient.

Nicole R
2 months ago

The staff at the Albany store are simply wonderful. Every time I have popped in, they have been grea... See more

Shona Barnett
3 months ago

Was a very good experience

harley Puhi
3 months ago

A++ experience amazing customer service from all staff thank you again ????

3 months ago

My sister broke her only glasses 6 days before we are going overseas. Her optometrist wasn't being h... See more

Kim Tankard
3 months ago

G mckinney
3 months ago

My appointment time was held and the staff were super friendly and helpful. The Eye Exam flowed nic... See more

Amy and Jeremy Gardiner
3 months ago

Great service

Al Matthews-White
3 months ago

Sayed was very professional and eased and worries or anxiety’s I had about the tests

Rhothia Smit
3 months ago

Honestly, no complaints. The staff were absolutely lovely and welcoming. Wide range of glasses to ch... See more

About Oscar Wylee Albany

Situated opposite the Albany Lakes Civic Park, our Oscar Wylee store can be found in the Westfield Albany shopping centre, directly next to Kmart. Here our dedicated optometrists can provide comprehensive eye tests, for same-day prescriptions. Just a 15 minute drive from the Auckland CBD, Westfield Albany has several car parks available for your visit. Alternatively, you can take a bus to Civic Crescent which stops right outside of the centre. Our friendly in-store staff will assist you in finding the stylish, affordable Oscar Wylee glasses that are right for you.

If you’ve got some time after your appointment with us, there are over 100 stores to explore in the Albany Westfield centre including retail, dining and entertainment. Oscar Wylee Albany is the only Oscar Wylee store on the north shore side of the Auckland Bridge, ideal for anyone in the Oteha and Fairview Heights areas. Book online or visit our Oscar Wylee Albany store for all your optometry needs.

*Free eye test for optical glasses purchase on the same day, otherwise an eye test cost is $30.
Meet Our Team
  • Optometrist
    B.Optom (Hons)
    Therapeutically Endorsed
  • Store Manager
Our Services
  • Professional Frame Styling
  • Frame Adjustments and Repairs
  • Visual Fields Testing
  • Digital Retinal Scanning

Find an Optometrist in Albany for an Eye Health Test

Find an optometrist in Albany, Auckland at Oscar Wylee to receive eye health tests, browse through our wide range of prescription glasses and prescription sunglasses and experience quality customer care. You can also receive assistance from an optical dispenser at our glasses store.

Our qualified optometrists conduct comprehensive eye health tests in Albany, so you don’t have to worry about seeing an eye doctor first. The procedure for an eye test typically involves checking for any signs of eye diseases, checking eye movement and ensuring optimal vision. The average price for an optometrist in Albany can vary based on factors such as the patient’s age, visual needs and current vision condition.

How to Find an Optometrist in Albany?

To find an optometrist in Albany, you can take certain steps that can help make it easier for you such as searching online, assessing the store’s opening hours and finding the directions to your chosen location. The steps on how to find an optometrist in Albany are listed below.

  1. Search online using the phrase, optometrist near me in Albany. This can also be done here on the website via our locations page.
  2. Click on the Oscar Wylee link, which will take you directly to our Albany optometrist store page.
  3. See the store’s opening hours and where the store is located specifically.
  4. Use the Albany Google Business page link located under store hours to see the directions on how to get to the store.

You can also find an optometrist in Albany by searching the keywords optometrist near me. If you have locations enabled on your smartphone and you’re in the Albany area, our Albany store page should appear easily for you to click on.

Is it Hard to Get an Eye Appointment in Albany?

No, it is not hard to get an eye appointment in Albany. You can easily book an appointment to see an Oscar Wylee optometrist in Albany right here on this page or in-store. At Oscar Wylee, we have highly qualified optometrists available and happy to help with any vision concerns.

How to Compare Optometrists in Albany to Each Other?

To compare optometrists in Albany, you can use factors such as eye tests offered, health fund coverage, lens types and add-ons and eyewear offered. To take care of your vision and eye health, it is important to receive an eye test at least once every two years. There are different types of tests that can be performed in an eye test and not all optometrists may offer the same tests. Health funds can be used to help cover some of the cost of your frames and lenses. To find out if your health fund is accepted at an Albany optometrist in Auckland, visit their website. In the case of Oscar Wylee, we accept all major health funds and provide on-the-spot claims in-store. There are many different lens options available for prescription glasses such as single vision, multifocal and high index lenses. Most optometrists in Albany will offer these lenses although it is good to make sure. There are also lens add-ons available to enhance your glasses such as anti-reflective and blue light filters. Finally, if you are looking to purchase a pair of glasses after your eye test, you can compare the different styles and colours you are interested in from the optometrists in Albany, Auckland. Oscar Wylee offers a wide range of frames with vintage and modern inspirations in bold colours and subtle designs.

How to Find an Eyeglasses Shop in Albany, Auckland?

To find a glasses store in Albany, Auckland, you can try to follow these simple steps including searching online, selecting a convenient location and looking at their health insurance policies. The steps on how to find a glasses store in Albany, Auckland are listed below.

  1. Search online using the phrase, glasses store in Albany. This will provide you with various options for glasses stores in the whole Albany, Auckland area.
  2. Select a glasses store that is most convenient for you to travel to.
  3. Click the link to find out more information such as opening hours, exact location and directions to the glasses store in Albany.
  4. Read their health insurance policies to ensure you know what health benefits you have access to.

Our Oscar Wylee glasses store in Albany, Auckland offers primary eye care services such as comprehensive eye tests as well as other services performed by an optometrist and offers prescription and non-prescription eyewear.

Is it Possible to Purchase Prescribed Sunglasses in Albany Without Seeing an Optometrist?

Yes and no, it is possible to purchase prescribed sunglasses in Albany, Auckland without seeing an optometrist if you already have a prescription that has not expired. If your prescription is expired, you can book an eye test to receive an updated or new prescription which will require you to see an optometrist. This will ensure your prescription sunglasses are appropriate for your visual needs.

Where is the Oscar Wylee Albany Optometrist in Auckland Located?

The Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist is located on the ground floor of the Westfield Shopping Centre near Kmart. Westfield Albany can be found at 219 Don McKinnon Drive opposite the Albany Lakes Civic Park.

What is the Phone Number of Oscar Wylee Albany Optometrist in Auckland?

The Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist store phone number is 09 281 0674. You can contact the Oscar Wylee Albany store between the hours of 9 am and 6 pm from Monday to Wednesday, between 9 am and 9 pm on Thursdays and Fridays, 9 am and 6 pm on Saturdays and 10 am and 5:30 pm on Sundays.

What are the Reviews for Oscar Wylee Albany Optometrist in Auckland?

The many reviews for Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist in Auckland, left by our various customers can be found here on the website as well as online when you search for Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist. The reviews for Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist are listed below.

  • Christene Hale: Optical assistants were very patient and friendly! The optometrist was super kind and was open to answering any questions I had. Overall I had a good experience.
  • Kim Van Der Haer: The staff here were very welcoming and extremely helpful. I will definitely recommend this place to anyone!
  • Tim Sweet: A very professional approach and excellent customer care. Has the feel of a private clinic without the costs.
  • Annie Mcinally: Sayed at Oscar Wylee in Albany Mall is marvellous. Really good communicator, careful and professional service and they charge less than most competitors.
  • Esther Shimmin: The optometrist was great! Explained everything he was doing and why. He gave good advice. He had a really calming manner which put me at ease very quickly.

What Treatments or Eye Care Processes are Done in the Oscar Wylee Albany Optometrist Location?

The treatments or eye care processes done in the Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist location include a tonometry test, a digital photograph, a slit lamp exam and a refraction test. Additional tests that may also be performed can include a visual field test and a dilated fundus exam. The treatments or eye-care processes that are done in the Oscar Wylee Albany optometrist location are listed below.

  • A Tonometry Test: An optometrist or optical dispenser will conduct a tonometry test which involves the use of a machine that will release small puffs of air into your eyes. This will assist with measuring pressure in the eye.
  • A Digital Photograph: An optometrist or optical dispenser may take a digital photograph of your eye which can be kept on record to use in future appointments to evaluate any changes to your eye.
  • Slit Lamp Test: A slit lamp test can be used to evaluate your eye health, by examining your cornea and iris which are the anterior and posterior of the eye.
  • Refraction Test: During a refraction test, an optometrist will have you view an image through different lenses and ask you to confirm which helps you see the image clearer.
  • Visual Field Test: A visual field test can assist with assessing your peripheral vision, which may be beneficial for identifying any signs of glaucoma.
  • Dilated Fundus Exam: A dilated fundus exam can help an optometrist assess your health in more detail by getting a clear view of the retina. This test is typically carried out for patients with diabetes and those who may be at risk of developing retinal damage.

How Many Optometrists Exist in Albany, Auckland?

Many optometrists exist in Albany, Auckland to provide eye tests and glasses, including Oscar Wylee. The amount of optometrists available in an area will typically depend on the population. At Oscar Wylee Albany located in Auckland, we offer excellent optometry services including eye tests performed by skilled optometrists using high-quality equipment. We also have a wide range of fashion-forward frames that customers can browse in a large selection of sizes and colours. If you’re looking for an optometrist in Albany, choose Oscar Wylee and we will take care of your optometry and eyewear needs.

What are the Other Closest Optometrist Locations to Albany in New Zealand?

The other closest Oscar Wylee optometrist locations to Albany in New Zealand are Auckland CBD, Broadway Newmarket and St Lukes. The other closest locations to Albany are listed below.

  • Auckland CBD: Auckland CBD is close to Albany, around 19 km. The Oscar Wylee Auckland CBD store can be found along Queen Street next to Specsavers. Here you can receive professional eye care services such as eye tests and assistance with eyewear.
  • Broadway Newmarket: Broadway Newmarket is close to Albany with 22 km in between stores and can be found along Broadway Street in the upscale retail district of Newmarket. The Oscar Wylee Broadway Newmarket store can be found next to Pandora and offers a great selection of both prescription and non-prescription eyewear.
  • St Lukes: St Lukes is close to Albany with 24 - 27 km in between stores and is located at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Mt Albert. The Oscar Wylee St Lukes store is where you can experience satisfactory services to help you care for your eye health. Visit Oscar Wylee St Lukes on level 1 near Mister Minit.
In store eye test

Fashion-forward glasses frames for fashion-forward folk

Here at our store in Albany, we offer prescription eyeglasses and prescription sunglasses in a variety of modern and vintage-inspired styles. Choose to add on anti-glare lenses, blue light filter lenses, and more. Our experts in store will help you choose what’s best for you, and you’ll leave our store with a pair of prescription glasses or prescription sunglasses that will look like they’re made for you.

Health funds accepted

Check Your Eyesight in Albany

There is no need to go to an optometrist’s office in order to have your routine eye exam. Just stop by Oscar Wylee in Westfield Albany, where we have trained eye care professionals doing free* eye tests. You can have your prescription updated, eye health checked, and shop for a new pair of glasses all in under 30 minutes.

*Free eye test with optical glasses purchase on the same day, otherwise an eye test cost is $30.

Styling advice

We Accept Southern Cross Insurance

Here at Oscar Wylee, we can process your health fund claim in-store with a valid health fund card. We'll help answer any questions about what you’re eligible for with your health fund. You don’t have to navigate the hardest parts of health insurance alone - here at Oscar Wylee Albany, we’re here to make sure you get what you need at an affordable, competitive price.

For a list of other health funds, please contact our store.