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

Edinburgh - Leith

Average customer rating out of 5 for this store is
4.5

37-38 Newkirkgate Shopping Centre, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AA

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0131 555 9580

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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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  • Platinum Employer accredited
  • During August and September our Scottish stores are donating £2 from every OCT scan to Simpsons Special Care Babies charity
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Customer reviews

no waiting time clear, concise advise

Chris, Edinburgh - Leith

THE STYLE OF THE FRAMES AND THE EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY

Keith, Edinburgh - Leith

Customer service and being made to feel welcome

Garry, Edinburgh - Leith

Meet the team
Madelene Knowles
Madelene Knowles

Ophthalmic Director

Bsc (Hons) McOptom