Newsome Opticians
We are looking forward to seeing you

We are looking forward to seeing you

Your next visit.....

There will be some changes in place regarding safe distancing.



Call us first. We will ask details of yourself and anyone in your household regarding symptoms of Coronavirus


Please arrive promptly at the time given, but not too early

Visit alone where possible

Allow a little extra time for the appointment

The front door will be locked on arrival, kindly knock and we will open the door to greet you


On entering, please use the hand sanitiser provided and wear a face mask

Floor markers will be on the floor to help with social distancing. There will be areas which are cordoned off

The desks and counter have guard screens

We will need to get close to you during a sight test or fitting of spectacles, but all staff will be using the appropriate personal protective equipment

For choosing a frame, a dispensing optician will bring the designs to you and frames will be sterilised before and after fitting

All public areas, both inside and out of the consulting rooms, will be sterilised between visitors

Public conveniences will not be available during your visit

All payments by card if possible

Our Value Statement

At Newsome Opticians we understand that your sight is precious. We strive to create a warm welcome for all our clients, whether NHS or private, by offering a professional, personal service tailored to each individual. You can be assured that you will have accurately dispensed lenses and correctly fitting and styled frames. All our staff are fully qualified so you can be reassured your vision and health are in the safest of hands. Examining your eyes is only the start of the process as we also screen for other underlying health issues. Daryl and Jane Newsome opened the Ivybridge practice in 1999 and the business has grown to meet customer demand with the Yealmpton branch opening in 2008 and the Totnes branch opening in 2012.
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Our Value Statement
Eye Tests

Eye Tests

We ensure the well being of your eyes. Our main objective is that you always receive the highest level of personal care and attention, combined with friendly professional advice. You will be sure in the knowledge that nothing has been overlooked in the evaluation of your required prescription. Read More
Frames and Lenses

Frames and Lenses

Our range of frames and lenses are regularly updated to offer you the best in style, functionality and quality, so that everyone from the most discerning youngster to the more fashion conscious adult will find the ones to suit them best. Read More


Your eye sight is a precious sense, and we are continually investing in our staff and optical technology to ensure you receive the highest standards of clinical care.We also provide our customers with an ongoing health check for their frames and lenses, as accidents do happen! Read More

News & Blog

Corona Virus ›

We would like to reassure all our patients that we are operating as normal. Throughout our practices, the cleaning regime is being closely monitored to ensure best practice is met, as specified by Public Health England and we will continue to monitor advice on a daily basis to ensure the safety of both our patients…

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