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“Terrible optician quiet upsetting”

Written on: 17/02/2017 by MariyahBuchanan (1 review written)

I have just received my two year reminder for eye test My experience was not good .The staff were very helpful but the optician was dreadful for a start she was not there when I arrived I was kept waiting she ran passed me threw her keys at a member of staff and had hardly taken her coat of when she called me in it was apparent that she was in a hurry and rushed through my eye test have way through the back of my seat collapsed and all she said was it was always happening I had to sit with out… Read Full Review

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“Whats the point of a Customer service referance number?”

Written on: 01/02/2017 by michpg (1 review written)

I contacted Boots customer service with a complaint. They emailed me with a reference number the same day and said they would be in touch within two working days. 5 days later still no response, so I sent a follow up email asking politely for a response. That was on the 10th of January. Guess what still no response. I purchased a pair of reading glasses from their Bletchley store following an eye test. My prescription is a balanced 2.5 in each eye. Could have and should have bought a cheep… Read Full Review

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“Poor, overcrowded service”

Written on: 21/01/2017 by Bartlettkm228 (1 review written)

Very disappointed with the service in Boots Cornmarket Street, Oxford yesterday. Most staff very well-mannered but unacceptable having four customers (and four staff) in one small room undergoing pre-tests at the same time! How accurate can the tests be under such conditions? After the eye test I was left to choose my new glasses. After 20-30 minutes, undecided and a bit fed up I left the dept without purchasing any glasses! So I'm going to take my new eye prescription to another company and… Read Full Review

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“customer dissatisfaction ”

Written on: 20/01/2017 by 360Leslie (1 review written)

I found my visit to Boots in Warrington to day very unhelpful and arrogant staff I only completed the first part of the eye test they did not seem to know which one was dealing with me and after complaining did not take any notice of my complaint so I left no apology not the way I would expect a company like Boots to treat people… Read Full Review

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“Unhelpful Customer experience Boots Opticians Truro...”

Written on: 05/01/2017 by Ian1951 (1 review written)

I recently purchased new spectacles from Boots Opticians and have not complaints . Later I decided to purchase some clip on / flip up sun glasses. Well to say I was disappointed with the lady who served me is an understatement. I asked "do you stock any clip on sunglasses to fit my new spectacles I purchases from your shop. a few weeks ago"...in the most offhand reply No and then turned around and walked away. I have been in retail for over 40 year and I know people have their off days but not… Read Full Review

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“Wembley - excellent service”

Written on: 10/12/2016 by ydMacGregor1951 (1 review written)

I found the service at the Wembley High Road store excellent. The tests wee carried out thoroughly, with the benefit of my comprehensive records to hand; and the options for the prescribed glasses were explained very clearly. The glasses arrived on time and I was able to try them and have them slightly adjusted with no bother. I shall continue to use the store… Read Full Review

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“VERY EFFICIENT!!!”

Written on: 09/12/2016 by D.j.S. (1 review written)

I have been reading a number of "other" reviews, and I feel very sad that so many "appear" to be dissatisfied!! And to me I find it all somewhat mystifying. As for me, I can only speak as I have found. And I AM SO PLEASED AND SATISFIED WITH THE SERVICE, RIGHT FROM MAKING THE INITIAL APPOINTMENT, WICH I MIGHT ADD I ASKED IF THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO BRING IT FORWARD. IF, A CANCELLATION CAME ABOUT. WELL ON TWO SEPARATE OCCASIONS I WAS PHONED, AND OFFERED ONE. AND THE SECOND I TOOK. ONCE IN THE STORE… Read Full Review

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“Rip off.. glasses free but blue coating £70.. Misleading”

Written on: 08/12/2016

Went to my local boots optician for daughters(age 10) eye check up today. Prescribed new glass as her old one damaged. Glasses are free for kids. Then I got convinced by a optical assistant that the blue coating for £70. She said "This will protect ur child's eye from bad uv lights from iPads and gadgets tv. As she us growing still it can protect". At first I thought it's expensive but then convinced by them. Paid £70.. With in an hour I found out that it will protect only for upto 20% so I… Read Full Review

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“ i had a eye test on sunday. the girl who looked after...”

Written on: 01/12/2016

i had a eye test on sunday. the girl who looked after me was very nice and helpful, i chose the glasses and am pleased with the price. i would recommend boots opticians to anybody. … Read Full Review

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“Very poor service.”

Written on: 30/11/2016 by Bough (1 review written)

In mid November I travelled 24 miles round trip to Boots Opticians in Salisbury and made an appointment for an eye test. My name was found on Boots computer but address needed updating. I was given an appointment for yesterday morning and told all my details would be updated then. Travelled another 24 miles yesterday into Salisbury, spoke to the same member of staff who remembers my first visit but could find no record of an appointment. ' Sorry about that' was the response. Did I want to… Read Full Review

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“Great Service”

Written on: 24/11/2016 by Torkard (1 review written)

I was feeling very scared as i suddenly had floaters in my left eye. I phoned Boots to ask for advice and was told an appointment would probably be for the best and would phone back later that day after speaking to the Optician Staff. I was expecting a week hence but the follow up phone call advised no appointments at the Victoria Centre, Nottingham department but they could see me later that afternoon at the Castle Boulevard Centre. I cannot fault the service i received, from care, reassurance… Read Full Review

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“The staffs are inefficient”

Written on: 17/11/2016 by JulianneHarding307 (1 review written)

It was so disheartening and frustrating that boot can recruit people that are not efficient. I was booked for an appointment, the first appointment was double booked and the second appointment was not honored all because of the mistake of some inefficient staff… Read Full Review

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“Didnt need glasses!!!”

Written on: 04/11/2016 by SueMarBar (1 review written)

My husband went to the boots store in Basildon for routine eye test, was told there was a serious problem with his eyes (he is type 2 diabetic) gave him a letter for the GP for urgent referral to hospital, but they still sold him a pair of £300 varifocal glasses to cut a long story short, after a visit to GP followed by an urgent and lengthy hospital appointment involving a thorough check up and further sight test, nothing wrong with his eyes whatsoever and as for the glasses - he didn't even… Read Full Review

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“Excellent service”

Written on: 17/10/2016 by Edgarv33 (1 review written)

Served by the person I dealt with in Rhyl branch very approachable and knowledgeable. Excellent service would recommend with confidence… Read Full Review

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“automated reminder letters”

Written on: 15/10/2016

Both my husband and I have received automated letters from Boots (2 each) over the last few weeks. They are reminding us that out eye test is now due and its almost 2 years since they last saw us. Its actually 18 months since they last saw us and our appointment isn't due until March 2017. I think the letters are a tad early and perhaps February would be a better time to write and remind us. To stop the letters, as there will be more, they have removed us from their mailing list, and given… Read Full Review

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“unfriendly cold and impolite”

Written on: 28/09/2016 by jackykins (1 review written)

booked an appointment for eye test couldn't get one for the date I wanted in luton so went to Dunstable.i was six minutes late explained traffic was bad and also took me a few minutes to get to the shop as I am disabled.we cannot do it your too late very impolite in the way I was spoken to the young man seemed embarrassed but the two women looked down their noses at me I will nnever go that shop again it eas awful and I am disgusted at the way I was treated… Read Full Review

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“My time wasted”

Written on: 13/09/2016 by Bootsaremadeforwalking (1 review written)

An eye test appointment had been arranged at your Weybridge, Surrey Branch, the member of staff gave a card confirming the appointment for today, Tuesday 13th September at 4.30pm. On arrival in branch today I was advised that my appointment on the system was for tomorrow, and that the person who completed the card must have made a mistake. No apology was offered, but if I wanted I could wait to see if the person due for todays 4.30 appointment fails to show I may be seen. What a complete and… Read Full Review

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“Just do not sign up”

Written on: 02/09/2016 by abi84 (1 review written)

If you want your contact lenses to actually be delivered then do not sign up for this scheme. If lenses are out of stock, they do not bother to contact you. They just leave you wondering where they are. Or they might not deliver as apparently stores are unable to communicate with each other. So regardless if you have had your annual check in a Boots store, if it is not at the store where you signed up then again your lenses will just not be delivered. And again they will not tell you this… Read Full Review

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“Sandbach boots a ripoff ”

Written on: 31/08/2016 by Fitzsimmonslg159 (1 review written)

BOOTS OPTICIANS ARE THE WORST SERVICE IVE EVER COME ACROSS, THE GIRL WHO I WAS DEALING FOR ME IS COMPLETELY IGNORANT, AND TALKS DOWN AT YOU, THE GLASSES I PAID FOR WERE SUBSTANDARD FOR THE PRICE ,NEVER EVER AGAIN… Read Full Review

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“in a word rubbish”

Written on: 31/08/2016 by Adriela1991 (1 review written)

i will not go to boots opticians ever again, i have double vision and they just laughed and did nothing, i went to my doctors, they sent me for a scan, one of the causes of double vision are brain tumours which a scan showed that i had, two operations later and lots of radiotherapy im on the mend… Read Full Review

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