Hankinson Optometrists and COVID-19

During the COVID-19 crisis our optometrist Rebecca Hankinson is contactable via 0191 4832524 (the usual practice line) during normal business hours.

On phoning the practice, Rebecca will discuss your needs and requirements and if necessary arrange to see you at the practice at an agreed time.

Routine appointments are not available at this time. Please only phone if you have an urgent enquiry.

Your optometrist

Rebecca Hankinson has been an optometrist for more than 25 years.

  She trained at City University, London and then St Paul's Eye Hospital in Liverpool before returning to the North East to work in the Hebburn practice she now owns.

Eye examinations

Comprehensive and thorough – our eye examinations

Our cutting-edge technology allows us to identify your current prescription in just a few minutes, so that we can determine your need for new glasses or contact lenses.


Home visits for the housebound


We are delighted to offer a service for our housebound patients. Just ring one of our friendly receptionists at our Station Road, Hebburn, practice to ask for details or to make an appointment. We offer home visits to housebound patients throughout South Tyneside and Gateshead.


Hankinson Optometrists - your Hebburn opticians