The Opticians

81 Station Rd East, Oxted, RH8 0AX Directions

   Closed today Open Monday 09:00 - 17:30

Business overview

Independent Family Eyecare

We have been providing eyecare to the local community for over 40 years. Throughout this time we have strived to maintain a high standard optical service.

As part of our continuing endeavour to offer the highest possible standard we have the latest consulting room equipment in order to keep pace with modern technology, thus enabling us to diagnose eye conditions with great detail.


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Products & Services

Children's Eye Care

Contact Lenses

Designer Frames

Eye Tests



bifocal lenses

children's eye tests

coloured lenses

dispensing opticians

eye care vouchers


eyewear repairs

glaucoma screening

photosensitive lenses

retinal photography

tinted lenses

varifocal lenses

Diabetic eye disease

Macular degeneration


Fundus Imaging


Excellent service. A must try!!

Excellent service from making the appointment to receiving my new glasses. Very professional friendly staff and a really great selection of frames to choose from, I love the new makeover too!!!!!
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Recurring administrative errors.

Thakar's referred my mother for glaucoma surgery, or so she thought. After waiting and waiting... and waiting for her hospital date, she chased it up with the NHS, only to discover that the hospital didn't receive her referral. After many phone calls to Thakers and her Health Centre, it transpired that Thakars used a process that changed 18 months beforehand and so it was lost! They've since taken NO ownership to fix the issue, and her surgery date will fall well outside the 18 week waiting list.
This is not the first time that the admin staff have let her down, sadly. In October, they failed to send the order off for her new glasses, (then fabricated a story to cover themselves) so the glasses didn't arrive in the ample time she allowed before she was needing them for a holiday.
If you take a blasé view towards the health of your eyes, this is the optician for you.
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Given wrong prescription

Given wrong prescription. Despite going back and expressing that I could not see and that I could not pass the sight test in a driving exam I was told the glasses prescribed were the correct ones for me. Needless to say I went elsewhere and the optician there was shocked to see how wrong my prescription was that I had been given from Thakrar opticians.
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