Find Opticians Near You

It’s important to find an optician near you that can provide the right eye care services, to help you look after your vision and eye health. At Essilor we partner with independent opticians across the country to bring you access to the latest technology and eye assessments, so you can feel confident in your vision. Our online tool to help you find an optician near you is the best way to locate your local independent optician with just a few simple clicks.

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Opticians in LONDON

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Opticians in BRISTOL

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Opticians in BIRMINGHAM

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Opticians in MANCHESTER

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Opticians in GLASGOW

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Opticians in CARDIFF

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Opticians in LIVERPOOL

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Opticians in EDINBURGH

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Opticians in BOURNEMOUTH

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What is an independent optician?

Independent opticians are usually smaller, local practices that may have just one or a few clinics in the area. An independent optician typically serves the local community with professional eye care services and great brands, and you will usually see the same optometrist each time. In this way, your local optician can get to know you much better, and vice versa. This can result in much more personal service for the whole family.

Can you get an NHS eye test?

An NHS eye test in the UK is free but only available for those who meet certain criteria.

Free NHS eye tests are available for those under 16 or aged 16-18 and in full-time education. You can also be eligible for a free eye test if you are aged 60 or over, or have been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma. If you are 40 or over and your close relative has been diagnosed with glaucoma you may also access a free NHS eye test.

If you aren’t eligible for a free NHS eye test, you must pay your optician for an eye examination. This is sometimes known as a private optician. Most practices will have an eye care plan that makes it easier for you to access the right eye care.

How do you find your local optician?

If you’re looking for a local optician in your area, it can be helpful to use an online search tool to find an optician near you. At Essilor, we have created an optician finder to help you search for an optician in your city, as well as by address or postcode. We have partner opticians all over the country, from Aberdeen to Plymouth.

Simply use the search bar to find an optician in your area. You can also book your appointment with an optician through our online tool. Once you’ve found an optician you’d like to visit, simply look for the ‘Request appointment’ button and fill in the form. Alternatively, you will find contact details for the optician if you wish to call them to learn more about their services. If you’re looking for a specific service from a local optician, our online finder can help you to narrow your search by lenses, vision needs and offers.

It’s never been easier to find a local optician that you feel comfortable and confident with. Be sure to attend regular eye examinations every 2 years, or more frequently if you have a history of eye disease in the family.

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