Hankinson Optometrists and COVID-19

As required by NHS England, we are open as usual during the current national lockdown. Ring 0191 4832524 during normal business hours for your appointment.

To allow for social distancing and disinfecting time, appointments may be longer than usual. All appropriate safety measures will be in place.

Thank you for patience.

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