Welcome to OCULA Merivale

Surrounded by the iconic Christchurch Cathedral and the Avon River, our technologically-advanced facilities and dedicated professionals are dedicated to providing you with the best experience for your eye health. If you require a comprehensive eye exam, frame styling, contact lens checks or fittings, emergency or therapeutic care, we are your go-to optometrists. Not to mention our Eyewear Consultants who provide expert styling to ensure you add the perfect frame to your eyewear wardrobe.

Already booked an appointment?

Thank you for choosing OCULA Merivale! We’re looking forward to you visiting our practice! We want to ensure your visit runs smoothly from start to finish. Here are a few things to keep in mind ahead of your visit:

  • Complete our Welcome Form at least a day before your appointment.

  • Be sure to bring your current pair of glasses with you or your current contact lenses.

  • Parking: There are a few parking options available on Papanui Road or behind OCULA with access from St Albans Street. Parking can also be found at the Merivale Mall.

  • Bus: We have 2 bus stops within walking distance to our practice. The Merivale Mall bus stop located on Papanui Road is just a 2 minute walk away and the St Albans bus stop around the corner is a 3 minute stroll down St Albans Street.

  • For your time with us, please allow 1.5 hours. While this may likely be less, allowing for this time will ensure our team dedicates all the time and care your eyes deserve.

New to OCULA?

We provide personalised solutions for prescription eyewear, encompassing both spectacles and contact lenses, ensuring precise vision correction tailored to individual needs. Committed to proactive eye health, we conduct screenings for conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Our commitment to patient well-being extends to offering expert guidance on maintaining eye health, along with a diverse selection of high-quality eyewear products. Whether you're seeking routine eye care or specialised vision services, OCULA is dedicated to achieving excellence in optometry in Merivale, Christchurch. Beyond our clinical services, we showcase a stunning assortment of meticulously crafted boutique frames curated from eyewear designers worldwide. Our Eyewear Consultants provide expert styling assistance to ensure the ideal selection for your eyewear collection.