Optometrist Palmerston North

The Plaza
Shop 48-A, 84 The Square
Palmerston North 4410

  • Near JB-HIFI

Opening hours

Monday9:00am - 5:30pm

Tuesday9:00am - 5:30pm

Wednesday9:00am - 5:30pm

Thursday9:00am - 9:00pm

Friday9:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday9:00am - 5:30pm

Sunday10:00am - 5:00pm

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

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

Our Reviews
Charlie Harris
3 days ago

Hi Extra pleased with the excellent service. Appointment in afew days. No waiting on the day. Wait... See more

Andy Halewood
6 days ago

I accidentally pushed Oscar Wylie when booking my appointment for Specsavers. So glad I did. Fantast... See more

chimere bignall
6 days ago

Lovely experience, the team was really helpful and made me feel very welcome ????

Rayelle McNae
1 week ago

Great service, always very helpful and informative

Lizzen Nobathu
1 week ago

The staff there were fantastic! They were so friendly and helpful! Enjoyed the test.

Karen Flint
1 week ago

I was honestly really happy with the lovely, friendly staff. They made the whole process easy from t... See more

angela cowie
1 week ago

Great service. Such a bunch of lovely ladies. Listened to my every needs.

Glenn
1 week ago

Great experience, very professional and efficient.

sharryn weber
1 week ago

Great service. Honest advise and opinions super friendly make you feel welcome. Jazmain sorry for sp... See more

Rasheda Janodien
1 week ago

Thanks to the staff at Palmerston North ( the plaza) . Always a pleasure to attend the appointments ... See more

Kyran Allan-Paul
2 weeks ago

Nika Joy Coo
2 weeks ago

excellent service

Lyn Burns
2 weeks ago

As a health professional I was very impressed with their professionalism and all staff were excellen... See more

Grace hunt
2 weeks ago

Amelia is a great optometrist and picked up on a problem with my eyes not working well together that... See more

Madison Surridge
2 weeks ago

Robyn Minchin
3 weeks ago

really good experience

Andrea Rongokea
3 weeks ago

Excellent service, very thorough and explained everything in a very easy to understand manner.

Just that Kiwi girl Rachel
3 weeks ago

Wonderful staff. Very friendly and knowledgeable.

Steph Mantle
3 weeks ago

Meryl Strawbridge
3 weeks ago

extremely helpful and professional service - lovely people

Tamara Lind
3 weeks ago

Fantastic business to deal with. Same day appointments, staff are great, very thorough and they expl... See more

Pauline Nickson
3 weeks ago

I went to Palmerston north branch on Sunday to have my eyes tested. Amelia who did the eye test was ... See more

Caitlyn Mclean
3 weeks ago

Nice staff, very friendly, polite but honest when helping you try on glasses!

Benny Strawbridge
3 weeks ago

Easy going, loving people and really fast

Erika Harwood
3 weeks ago

The team at Oscar Wylie I n Palmerston north plaza are always welcoming and amazing . Thank yous for... See more

Alisa Brown
3 weeks ago

Staff made me feel welcomed and informed. Great service.

Jennifer Hamilton
4 weeks ago

Tempest Puklowski
4 weeks ago

The ladies that work there are brilliant amazing experience just felt super looked after! And very w... See more

Malik Waheed
1 month ago

Fantastic service and an unexpectedly pleasant, relaxed and friendly experience ever since. Highly r... See more

Sara Caldwell
1 month ago

I've never been for an eye test before and I heard from a friend about how lovely they are so booked... See more

Hope Welsh
1 month ago

Greyci Allen
1 month ago

Great team and service. The staff are lovely ????

Tinu George
1 month ago

Garry Tanner
1 month ago

Excellent team, so friendly and knowledgeable. Very efficient

Anthony Stumbo
1 month ago

Dd I had a great experience. Normally I find going to the optometrist to be an uncomfortable experie... See more

Karinrat Jury
1 month ago

Jon Tocker
1 month ago

The staff here are awesome. Really friendly, professional and they actually listened to what I had t... See more

Ilaisane Rabo
1 month ago

Very very friendly and helpful staff. As a client I didn't feel like a first timer due to the friend... See more

Ineke Pierey-Poll Jonker
1 month ago

Thanks for the very friendly helpful service. I'm looking forward to getting my new glasses.

soli z
1 month ago

Could get a look into my eyeball with macula and optic nerve as well, would repeat

Robert Farquhar
1 month ago

Oscar wylee are the best really really good to deal with staff are so so helpful lovely place get yo... See more

Aleisha Wooller
1 month ago

The test was quick and thoroughly explained to me. Picking out glasses was easy as the girls helped ... See more

Wayne Pearce
1 month ago

J F
1 month ago

Came in yesterday for an eye check after having some issues earlier in the week ..The male optometri... See more

Adelia Sadler
1 month ago

lovely staff and a thorough examination i was very happy with my experience. one thing i would like... See more

Renee Rouxel
2 months ago

Such amazing service. Couldn’t get a better person assisting me in finding the correct pair of glass... See more

Wyn De John
2 months ago

My eye test was excellent ????

Melissa
2 months ago

Amazing service. Optometrist was fantastic with my 6 year old & equally with me with her explanation... See more

Natasha Napier
2 months ago

Really appreciated the team at Oscar Wylee. Everything was easy to understand, the optometrist expla... See more

Matthew Whitbread-Edwards
2 months ago

About Oscar Wylee Palmerston North

If you live in or around the central North Island area, our Oscar Wylee store at Palmerston North is your go-to for optometry services. Located within The Plaza shopping centre, our store offers comprehensive eye tests with our dedicated and passionate optometrists, with same-day prescriptions available. To make your appointment with us, you can take the bus that stops just 200 metres away from the centre, or utilise one of the 1200 car parks available at The Plaza. Here our friendly staff can help you shop our collection of affordable, stylish glasses.

When finished with your appointment, you can take a walk across the street and explore the town. Our store at The Plaza is opposite Te Marae o Hine, The Square, a place of great cultural significance for the Māori people. Why not spend some time learning about this historic landscape and its importance to our community whilst in the area.

*Free eye test with optical glasses purchase on the same day, otherwise an eye test cost is $30.
Meet Our Team
  • Optometrist
    B.Optom(Hons)
    Therapeutically Endorsed
    Advanced Certificate in Children's Vision
  • Store Manager
Our Services
  • Professional Frame Styling
  • Frame Adjustments and Repairs
  • Visual Fields Testing

Find an Optometrist in Palmerston North, New Zealand for an Eye Health Test

Find an optometrist in Palmerston North for eye care services such as eye tests, assistance with eye health and more. You can count on our Oscar Wylee optometrists to provide an eye health test in Palmerston North or you can speak with our optical dispenser in-store when choosing the right frames. The procedure for an eye test typically involves an examination of your eye, looking out for signs of eye diseases and assessing your vision health.

Visit our glasses store to browse our wide range of prescription sunglasses and prescription glasses. If necessary, we are happy to refer you to an eye doctor in the area. You may find that the average price for an optometrist in Palmerston North will vary between different places according to factors such as your overall health, age and vision requirements.

How to Find an Optometrist in Palmerston North, New Zealand?

To find an optometrist in Palmerston North, 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 Palmerston North are listed below.

  1. Search online using the phrase, optometrist near me in Palmerston North. 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 Palmerston North optometrist store page.
  3. See the store’s opening hours and where the store is located specifically.
  4. Use the Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North by searching the keywords optometrist near me. If you have locations enabled on your smartphone and you’re in the Palmerston North area, our Palmerston North store page should appear easily for you to click on.

Is it Hard to Get an Eye Appointment in Palmerston North, New Zealand?

No, it is not hard to get an eye appointment in Palmerston North. You can easily book an appointment to see an Oscar Wylee optometrist in Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Each Other?

To compare optometrists in Palmerston North, 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 a Palmerston North optometrist, 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 Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North. 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 Palmerston North, New Zealand?

To find a glasses store in Palmerston North, 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 Palmerston North are listed below.

  1. Search online using the phrase, glasses store in Palmerston North. This will provide you with various options for glasses stores in the whole Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North.
  4. Read their health insurance policies to ensure you know what health benefits you have access to.

Our Oscar Wylee glasses store in Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North Without Seeing an Optometrist?

Yes and no, it is possible to purchase prescribed sunglasses in Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North Optometrist in New Zealand Located?

The Oscar Wylee Palmerston North optometrist is located at 84 The Square Palmerston North. You can find the Oscar Wylee Palmerston North store near JB-HIFI.

What is the Phone Number of Oscar Wylee Palmerston North Optometrist in New Zealand?

The Oscar Wylee Palmerston North optometrist store phone number is 06 280 0014. You can contact the Oscar Wylee Palmerston North store between the hours of 9 am and 5:30 pm from Monday to Wednesday, between 9 am and 9 pm on Thursdays, on Fridays between 9 am and 7 pm, on Saturdays between 9 am and 5:30 pm and on Sundays between 10 am and 5 pm.

What are the Reviews for Oscar Wylee Palmerston North Optometrist in New Zealand?

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

  • Megan Bates: The staff in the PN plaza Oscar Wylee are very friendly and helpful. The test was done very professionally, and everything was well explained.
  • MrTriden200: The girls were really awesome to talk with and really friendly.
  • Kath Densham: Helpful staff, good range of frames and reasonable prices.
  • Bryce Chisnall: Very polite and professional. Helpful in all aspects.

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

The treatments or eye care processes done in the Oscar Wylee Palmerston North optometrist location include a tonometry test, 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 Palmerston North 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.
  • 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 Palmerston North?

Many optometrists exist in Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North located in New Zealand, 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 Palmerston North, choose Oscar Wylee and we will take care of your optometry and eyewear needs.

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

There are no other Oscar Wylee optometrist locations close to Palmerston North in New Zealand, however, we have stores in Auckland and Wellington. If you are looking for an optometrist near you, you can find the locations of our many stores on our full store page.

In store eye test

Fashion-forward glasses frames for fashion-forward folk

Here at our store in The Plaza in Palmerston North, 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 Palmerston North

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 The Plaza, 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 Optometrist Palmerston North, 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 The Plaza in Palmerston North, 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.