Discover what makes Hammond & Dummer unique

From advanced behavioural optometry, to award winning customer care, we're the Number 1 choice in Milton Keynes for glasses, contacts lenses , eye tests and corrective treatments
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Where award winning eyecare and quality, combine.

Our approach to eyecare excellence

When you visit Hammond & Dummer you’ll soon see that we do things a little differently to most high street opticians. You’ll be treated as an individual and even come to be on first name terms with your optometrist as we get to know you and embark on what may turn out to be a life time of care. When you visit our practice a Midsummer Boulevard in Milton Keynes, our friendly and helpful team are always on hand to extend a warm welcome and  answer any questions that you may have.
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Examinations & Eye Tests

At H&D you can be sure of receiving the very finest quality service and care. Our eye tests are thorough and we leave no stone left unturned during our comprehensive assessment & diagnostic procedure.

We use state-of-the-art equipment and the latest techniques to examine each of your eyes in turn. Initial consultations typically last for upto one hour, a world apart from the conveyer belt approach of many of our high street competitors.

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Luxury Brand Eyewear

Weather you choose glasses or contact lenses, We believe that quality counts and so supply only the very finest quality frames and luxury eyeware from some of the world’s most coveted designer brand names such as Lindberg, Cartier, Moscot and Face ‘a Face.

We take the time to help you choose from our extensive range of long lasting and durable eyewear and you can trust H&D to find the right piece that suits your individual personality, lifestyle and budget.

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Contact Lenses

Experience for yourself the award winning levels of care and dedicated levels of professionalism of our contact lens team.

In recognition of our expertise, we were awarded Contact Lens Patient Engagement award at the national Opticians Awards

We are convinced that there is a contact lens for everyone. Please contact Claire or one of our expert dispensers for more information and to book your bespoke contact lens consultation.

Our Greatest Asset

We make no apologies for believing our greatest asset is the extensive experience and expertise of our award-winning Optometrist and owner of H&D, Claire Ranger. It is this expertise that sets Hammond and Dummer apart from others and enables us to provide the world class eye care that our customers have come to expect.

Under Claire’s stewardship since purchasing the practice in 2004, Hammond & Dummer have gone from strength to strength and have been recognised nationally for our elite levels of patient engagement and clinical care.

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With owner Claire Ranger at the helm, Hammond & Dummer is an independent, family run business with a focus on clinical excellence, cutting edge technology balanced with a family centric approach.

A lot of our patients have asked us whether there are other branches of Hammond & Dummer or alternatively is the practice a franchise. No, our practice is the only independent optician in Central Milton Keynes. Hammond and Dummer is a single family run practice, no franchises or large multinational companies in the background holding shares and directing the business; it is Claire Ranger, her husband, Bob and ‘The Girls’ delivering exceptional eye care.

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Where award winning eyecare and quality, combine.

Here's what people are saying about our service


Christian Osborne

"I have been a customer of Hammond & Dummer since the practice opened and I have never been anywhere else for glasses or lenses, not even online! Why you may ask? Well mainly because of the exemplary service and welcome you get every time you walk through the door, I now even have my own PGA (personal glasses assistant) Jennie! Lol. All jokes aside, I am treated like a friend and not just a customer, that makes all the difference to me and is why I will always be a customer and will always recommend the practice for customer service, product range and innovation. SPECtacular! :)"


Steve Mulvaney

As usual the care and attention received on my last visit to your practice was second to none. The welcome is always warm and friendly and the Piano is awesome. I did notice that you had some new equipment and it's great that you continue to invest in technology to look after my eyes and optical health. I am sure you notice that I only ever really look at your Cartier range, however Michelle loves all the other boutique and fashion brands that you have on offer (I just wish you had less ?). The range and choice on offer in your practice is superb, it a real pleasure to just browse your displays As always your team give 100% to the customer/patient and it's true that people buy from people, it's great to see that you have been recognised by your industry peers in the past and in my opinion you are the best opticians I have ever had the pleasure to deal with, having worn glasses for over 40 yrs (the last 5 under your care) I have seen a lot of opticians that could learn some real lessons from you and your team. Keep up the brilliant work

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Deborah Kazakos

“I’ve never experienced anything like it! I love your style consultations. The staff at Hammond and Dummer guided me through what I usually find a stressful process. Their expertise in colour choice and styling was second to none. I’ll never go anywhere else. I’m now enlightened and keep popping in to see the latest additions to the collection.”


Gill Hammond (No relation to the original Hammonds of H&D!)

“I think the range of unusual fashion frames you stock is fantastic - I've had strangers stop me on the street, on the train, on the tube, in the UK, in New Zealand, in France, all to ask where I got them from! My friend Jeanette who lives in Kent is now one of your customers because she couldn't find anything as innovative anywhere in her locality. It's a great service! “

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Our Award Winning Team

We are nothing without the commitment and dedication of our wonderful team.


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