Optometrist Wellington Central

G01, 18 Willis Street
Wellington, Central Wellington 6011

  • Next to ANZ bank

Opening hours

Monday9:00am - 5:30pm

Tuesday9:00am - 5:30pm

Wednesday9:00am - 5:30pm

Thursday9:00am - 5:30pm

Friday9:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday9:00am - 5:30pm

Sunday10:00am - 5:00pm

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

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

Our Reviews
Daniella Gibson
2 weeks ago

Very good! I love Oscar Wylee! They are very thorough and precise and tedious with the eye test. It ... See more

Amanda Malherbe
3 weeks ago

Thank you, it was quick and easy. I will definitely refer everybody I know to you. Friendly staff ... See more

Christine Butler
4 weeks ago

Great service and very helpful

Duncan Smith
1 month ago

Utterly painless experience. Friendly helpful staff and overall a very good process

Sabrinita Cande
1 month ago

Excellent attention

Dean Johansson
1 month ago

I had a marvelous experience with the people at Oscar Wylee. From first enquiry through to walking o... See more

Susan Gatara
1 month ago

I found the staff professional and helpful from the beginning of the appointment through to the end

linson lonappan
2 months ago

Marika Tait
2 months ago

Optometrist was very thorough, efficient, professional and caring.

James Beaumont
2 months ago

Dropped into Oscar Wylee to ask if they would tighten the arms on my frames, which I didn't purchase... See more

Alice Nicholas
2 months ago

All staff were extremely accommodating, friendly and offered a clear explanation throughout of the a... See more

Tina Tian
2 months ago

Lynnda Barry
2 months ago

The prices nice & simple to understand. They didn't try to "sell me" glasses. Not pushy at all. Very... See more

Chloe Campbell
3 months ago

Great experience in store - helpful and patient as I made my choices. Looking forward to getting my ... See more

son tran
3 months ago

I had an emergency where I was working on a roof and a metal spec got stuck in my eye. Jonathan book... See more

Hamideh Nowbahari
3 months ago

Great service, Jonathan. Thank you. I will recommend you to anyone who needs an optometrist.

Evelyn Flowerday
3 months ago

Very helpful care at both Central and Queensgate stores. After my examination, Johnathan told me I d... See more

Khaled Shahin
3 months ago

Was awesome, great costumer service ,

Olive Derecourt
3 months ago

Lovely staff. Very friendly and happy to be there explaining things and giving feedback. Clean store... See more

Agent Roman
3 months ago

Jonathan was very helpful and thorough in addressing not just immediate concerns but even other rela... See more

Joselito Jose
3 months ago

Superb customer service from Jonathan (Optometrist) and the lady staff. Thank you! Cheers!!

leah bloom
4 months ago

Really great experience. Didn’t take long and COMPLETELY FREE. The optometrist was so nice and great... See more

Steve Pratt
4 months ago

The staff were friendly and full of helpful information. The booking and examination process was sim... See more

Carmen Abril R.A.
4 months ago

Jonathan was amazing! Will definitely come back next year for my annual eye test.

Irene Limantara
4 months ago

I recently had my eyes checked with Jonathan as the optometrist. I want to express my gratitude for ... See more

Sarah EC
4 months ago

Ireen Lata Dass
4 months ago

I'm so impressed with Oscar wylee's services n it's so helpful to me really trusted optometrist

nami matthews
4 months ago

Very warm welcome, eye test very fast. End result..amazing.

Bryony Williams
4 months ago

Allanah Clark
4 months ago

My first time to OW and really impressed by the level of professionalism and service. I've been to S... See more

Analia Lorefice
4 months ago

My optometrist was kind, caring, and understood very quickly what I (my eyes) needed. The staff was ... See more

Steve Graham
4 months ago

Best optometrist experience I have had. Was open and direct. Most importantly went out of his way an... See more

grace sun
5 months ago

The shop has a great variety of glasses and the optometrist was very helpful and superb. The shop as... See more

Frances Leialoha Uakitera
5 months ago

Very good. You have the best customer service.

THUSHARA BALA
5 months ago

Thank you very much for my child everything you have done and it's a awesome experience with your c... See more

Moana Tipene-Mahanga
5 months ago

Cavell Hemi
6 months ago

Super friendly and very helpful

Tracey Saunders
6 months ago

Great range and value of frames. A super, friendly, knowledgable and helpful team. I don’t live in W... See more

Matt Mauai
6 months ago

Quick and easy - really helpful.

Danielle Stokes
6 months ago

Ian McIntosh
6 months ago

What a great friendly and helpful team. My specs even received a deep clean on the house and a tight... See more

Rebekah van Beers
6 months ago

Best experience yet! Couldn’t fault the team and had some great banter with Karen who was helping me... See more

Rick Reid
7 months ago

Oscar Wylee went out of their way to fix a problem with my glasses that was not of their making. I c... See more

Tracey Wilson
7 months ago

Lovely experience

Tâm Lưu Thiên
7 months ago

Marie Siebach
7 months ago

Eye test, consultation and friendly staff without an appointment. Great service and experience

Carrie Chan
7 months ago

Jonathan is professional and efficient. Good price for the eye test too.

Barb Stone
8 months ago

The experience was slick and professional. Jonathon couldn't have been more helpful would happily re... See more

Shrinidhi r
8 months ago

It was a pleasant experience. They have variety of frames and staffs are friendly

Barbara Laurenson
8 months ago

The fabulous coloured frames caught my attention and I was sold. Lovely, friendly and efficient ser... See more

About Oscar Wylee Wellington Central

Located on Willis Street, in the heart of Wellington Central, you can visit our Oscar Wylee eye care professionals for your annual eye test, with same-day prescriptions available. Right next to the Wellington Central ANZ store, our Oscar Wylee staff can assist as you shop our range of stylish and affordable glasses. Conveniently located in one of the liveliest areas in the city, buses are readily available along Willis Street, with parking garages on the surrounding roads.

If you have time to spare after your appointment with us, why not continue the walk down Willis Street and experience the ‘Golden Mile’. Stretching from Lambton Quay, to Willis Street and finishing at Courtenay Place, the Golden Mile is home to some of the best retail stores, theatres and restaurants Wellington has to offer. If you’re a local of the Thorndon and Brooklyn areas, come and visit us at Oscar Wylee Wellington Central for passionate and dedicated optometry services.

*Free eye test with optical glasses purchase on the same day, otherwise an eye test cost is $30.
Meet Our Team
  • Store Manager
Our Services
  • Professional Frame Styling
  • Frame Adjustments and Repairs

Find an Optometrist in Wellington Central, New Zealand for an Eye Health Test

Find an optometrist in Wellington Central, New Zealand for services such as eye tests, professional frame styling and all other things optometry. Our glasses store is ideal for receiving comprehensive eye health tests in Wellington Central and for general eyecare and eyewear advice from our optical dispenser in-store. A typical eye test with us will involve assessing the health of your vision and examining different parts of your eye to make sure everything is in order and to identify any signs of eye diseases. So you don’t need to worry about seeing an eye doctor as we’ve got you covered!

Make Oscar Wylee Wellington Central your first option for eye health and even prescription sunglasses. For the average price of an optometrist in Wellington Central, you will likely find varying ranges between different optometrists as it can depend on the patient’s age, overall health and vision requirements.

How to Find an Optometrist in Wellington Central, New Zealand?

To find an optometrist in Wellington Central, 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 Wellington Central are listed below.

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

Is it Hard to Get an Eye Appointment in Wellington Central, New Zealand?

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

To compare optometrists in Wellington Central, 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 Wellington Central 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 Wellington Central 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 Wellington Central. 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 Wellington Central, New Zealand?

To find a glasses store in Wellington Central, 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 Wellington Central, are listed below.

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

Our Oscar Wylee glasses store in Wellington Central 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 Wellington Central Without Seeing an Optometrist?

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

The Oscar Wylee Wellington Central optometrist is located at 18 Willis Street in the energetic central business district, abundant with modern cafes and restaurants. You can find the Oscar Wylee Wellington store next to ANZ Bank.

What is the Phone Number of Oscar Wylee Wellington Central Optometrist in New Zealand?

The Oscar Wylee Wellington Central optometrist store phone number is 04 280 0120. You can contact the Oscar Wylee Wellington Central store between the hours of 9 am and 5:30 pm from Monday to Saturday and between 10 am and 5 pm.

What are the Reviews for Oscar Wylee Wellington Central Optometrist in New Zealand?

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

  • Allanah Clark: My first time at OW and really impressed by the level of professionalism and service. I've been to Specsavers for years and it can feel a little impersonal and they've missed a few things picked up by OW Willis St.
  • Analia Lorefice: My optometrist was kind, caring, and understood very quickly what I (my eyes) needed. The staff was welcoming and super helpful. Overall I had a fantastic experience.
  • Tim Sweet: A very professional approach and excellent customer care. Has the feel of a private clinic without the costs.
  • Steve Graham: Best optometrist experience I have had. Was open and direct. Most importantly went out of his way and actually followed through. I’m properly impressed! Nga mihi Steve G.
  • Frances Leialoha Uakitera: Very good. You have the best customer service.

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

The treatments or eye care processes done in the Oscar Wylee Wellington Central optometrist location include a tonometry test, a slit lamp exam and a refraction test. Additional tests that may also be performed can include a dilated fundus exam. The treatments or eye-care processes that are done in the Oscar Wylee Wellington Central 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.
  • 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 Wellington Central, New Zealand?

Many optometrists exist in Wellington Central, 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 Wellington Central 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 Wellington Central choose Oscar Wylee and we will take care of your optometry and eyewear needs.

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

The other closest Oscar Wylee optometrist location to Wellington Central is Queensgate with around 15-17 km in between stores and is located at the corner of Queens Drive and Bunny Street, Lower Hutt. The Oscar Wylee Queensgate store can be found near Countdown and is a go-to destination for eye tests, assistance with your eyewear and more.

In store eye test

Fashion-forward glasses frames for fashion-forward folk

Here at our store in Wellington Central, 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 Wellington Central

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 Wellington CBD, 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, otherwise an eye test cost is $30.

Styling advice

We Accept Southern Cross Insurance

Here at Oscar Wylee Optometrist Wellington Central, 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 Wellington CBD, 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.