Many people that experience visual stress or discomfort when reading may have subtle vision problems which can prevent them from achieving their full potential at school or work. Often, these problems will only be detected through a series of specialised assessments and techniques outside the scope of a routine eye test.


There is where Haine & Smith’s Vision Training clinic and Colorimetry Clinic can help.

For those who find a colour overlay helpful, we are also able to use a special instrument called a colorimeter, to accurately select the exact colour needed for tinted spectacle lenses.


Tinted spectacles are usually found to be of even more benefit than an overlay because the lens shade is measured so precisely. The colorimeter is able to select the exact tint required from a range of over 110,000 shades and is specific to each individual.

Wearing appropriately tinted lenses will make reading easier and more comfortable and may also be of benefit to people who suffer from migraine and photo-sensitive epilepsy.


Vision Training and Colorimetry Clinics are currently available at Chippenham and Regent Street, Swindon.

Please note: Colorimetry is a private assessment and therefore is not covered under the NHS Optical Scheme. For costs, please contact our Chippenham or Regent Street, Swindon practice.

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