est. 1961

Who is Naylor Palmer?

Naylor Palmer is a highly experienced optometry practice operating out of the heart of Palmerston North. With over 50 years’ experience, we offer a comprehensive range of high-quality services, European eyewear and leading optical products. We pride ourselves on combining experience and the latest technology to diagnose and treat all issues quickly and effectively.

Palmerston North's preferred bespoke Optometry since 1961.



At Naylor Palmer we have over 50 years’ of experience. This allows us to create a tailored, in-depth consultation for our clients. This always results in a positive outcome.



We combine both design and science to achieve amazing results. We don’t just change the way our clients see the world, we also change the way they see themselves.

Take a walk through our facility.

Your Vision, Our Passion
Don't miss out on the adventure
We provide comprehensive eye examinations to help you experience what life has to offer.

Here at Naylor Palmer, your eye health is our number one priority. Don’t leave your eye examination too late, you could be preventing a life-long ailment.

Learn more about our eye examinations
Book your examination here
Don't miss out on the moments
We don’t want you to miss out on what life has to offer! Contact lenses could be the right option for you.

At Naylor Palmer, we are contact lens specialists. We provide a wide variety of contact lenses, tailored to suit your individual lifestyle. We also specialise in Ortho Keratology (Ortho-K) – contact lenses that correct your vision while you sleep!

Book an appointment with us to see if contact lenses could be the right option for you.

Learn more about contact lenses
Book your examination here
Be the best you

At Naylor Palmer, we don’t just believe in correcting vision, we also understand the importance of aesthetics. All of our frames have been carefully hand selected to provide a varied selection of unique, high-quality eyewear. We also have a passionate and creative team of frame stylists who can help you find your perfect frame!

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Lens fitting
The hand crafted experience
Quality control.

Utilising our on-site lab and our highly experienced technician, we can perform most repairs and lens fittings in-store, allowing you to receive your eyewear back in a timely manner.

Learn more about out On-Site Lab & Technician
Ortho-K NAP website
Clear vision is only a sleep away
Overnight vision correction with Ortho-K

Ortho-K (orthokeratology) uses specially designed contact lenses to gently reshape your cornea while you sleep so you can enjoy clear vision without needing glasses or contact lenses throughout the day.

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We are Keratoconus Specialists
Keratoconus is a condition where the cornea becomes cone-shaped.

Keratoconus causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light and glare which requires special management and treatment.
We have access to government contact lens subsidies to assist those with Keratoconus.

Learn more about Keratoconus
Relief from dry and watery eyes
Don't let dry or watery eyes get in the way of your everyday life

A dry eye assessment involves a number of tests specific to our eyes ability to produce tears.
We have a range of options available to best your dry and watery eye problems.

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+ diabetic screening
+ children’s vision testing
+ digital retinal scanning camera
+ visual field testing
+ corneal topography
+ drivers licence screening
+ laser surgery assessments
+ safety glasses
+ myopic control services
+ swimming goggles with prescription lenses
+ prescription sunglasses
+ gold card discounts
+ government subsidies for children under 16 if the family has a community services card

We are visual people.

Take a squiz at some of the shenanigans the team gets up to.