If you need an appointment today - please phone the store as we may be able to help with any urgent sight or eye health needs. (Updated: Thurs 7th Oct 2021)

Once you’ve booked, we'll contact you for more information so that we can minimise the time you need to spend in store. Face coverings need to be worn when attending, unless you’re in an exempt category or location.

Please be mindful of local coronavirus restrictions when you visit.

IMPORTANT: If you/any of your household have COVID-19 symptoms or are self-isolating, please wait 10 days before booking and tell the store. Additionally, if awaiting the result of a COVID-19 test or asked to self-isolate, you should not attend until advised to do so. FIND OUT MORE

COP26 runs from 31st October – 12th November.  During this time there are a number of road closures and diversions in place around the centre of Glasgow.  Our stores remain open but please do allow a little more time for your journey.  If you have any questions then please call ahead of your appointment.  Further information is available on https://www.getreadyglasgow.com/cop26/traffic-and-travel

COP26 runs from 31st October – 12th November.  During this time there are a number of road closures and diversions in place around the centre of Glasgow.  Our stores remain open but please do allow a little more time for your journey.  If you have any questions then please call ahead of your appointment.  Further information is available on https://www.getreadyglasgow.com/cop26/traffic-and-travel

Glasgow - Forge Centre

Average customer rating out of 5 for this store is
4.5

Unit 12, The Forge Shopping Centre, Gallowgate, Glasgow, G31 4EB

We are located in the lower mall near the escalators

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0141 550 5140

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Free NHS-funded eye examination

Valid until 31 September 2021.

The Scottish Government funds NHS eye examinations, free to all residents. If you are aged between 16 and 60 you can have an NHS-funded eye examination every two years, if required.If you have concerns about your vision or your eyes before your next NHS eye examination is due, speak to your optician as you may be able to have another NHS-funded eye examination. The guide to NHS-funded eye examinations in Scotland provides more information. Excludes OCT. 

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Additional info

  • Dementia Friends accredited
  • College of Optometrists training centre
  • Platinum Employer accredited
  • During August and September our Scottish stores are donating £2 from every OCT scan to Simpsons Special Care Babies charity
Free parking available
Disabled access
Languages

English, Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Romanian, Greek, Polish

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Customer reviews

The professionalism of the optician who did my test

Lewis, Glasgow - Forge Centre

Always the best eye tests and very polite and helpful staff

Carol, Glasgow - Forge Centre

Excellent customer service.

Angus, Glasgow - Forge Centre

Meet the team
David Quigley
David Quigley

Ophthalmic Optician

BSc (Hons) McOptom

Sufyaan Aslam
Sufyaan Aslam

Ophthalmic Optician

BSc (Hons) MC Optom Dip Tp (IP)

Angela Lucas
Angela Lucas

Retail Director