Due to COVID-19, please visit our Lock Down page

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Lock Down


Government Lock Down. Emergency Optometry Care Services

The Dunedin and Mosgiel branches will be closed from Wednesday 25th March 12 noon and will reopen when allowed in April. Central Otago visit dates have also been changed.

Peter will be available remotely Monday to Friday 9-5pm on 0273258320 or by Email to help during the lock down.


1-4-2020 MBIE has allowed businesses to supply Essential non-food consumer products, provided they do so in a way that protects the public and minimises the risk of COVID-19 spreading.

Currently routine Spectacle ordering, collecting or adjusting is not possible during the Lock Down.

However if you are in immediate need of replacement spectacles to function or to provide essential services we can now help. There can't be any face to face interaction and the glasses will be delivered to your house. They will need to be adjusted after lock down. Contact Peter on 0273258320 or Email to discuss. If needed Click here to video call 

Contact Lenses and Solutions

We are still able to remotely order most contact lenses and solutions and have them delivered to your house from the supplier by courier. Peter has a computer link to your details from his home. To order you can click here.

Urgent Eye Health Care 

Peter is remotely available on 0273258320 for advice over the phone and now video. This includes red and/or painful eyes, sudden loss of vision, flashes and floater onset. If needed he can organise with the Eye Department for you to be seen and forward a letter with your details. At this stage we do not have the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to see you face to face.

Click here to video call Peter Dick when instructed. You may then be instructed to install WhatsApp on your smartphone first.


All items except Contact Lenses ordered from the online Shop will be couried once Lock Down finishes.

Ministry of Health 26-3-2020: Optometrists may assist in the delivery of 'emergency and acute' eye care during the lock down period. This applies to emergency and acute therapeutic care only, and does not extend to day-to-day routine examinations or the sale of products or devices.

Keep safe and we will see you soon.

The Visique Team