Unit 5, Bridgewater Shopping Centre,
Telephone: 0141 812 7800
The first port of call for any eye problems you may have, rather than your GP or pharmacy. The Optometrist will assess whether you need further referral or some other course of treatment. Vision testing, screening and contact lens services, and a comprehensive range of spectacles. Under 19 or entitled to an NHS voucher? We have a large selection of free frames to choose from.
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Not all opticians are open during the coronavirus pandemic.
Optometrists carry out FREE NHS eye examinations available to all UK residents living in Scotland.
Community optometrists are the first place to go for eye problems. If you have any problems with your eyes, make an appointment with an optometrist. All high street opticians have an optometrist who provides NHS services.
The optometrist will carry out tests and procedures to look for signs of eye disease. They may either treat the problem themselves or refer you to your GP or local hospital ophthalmology department for treatment.
During normal working hours, most optometry practices will see you on the same day if you have an emergency.
If you develop an urgent eye problem when the practice is closed and can’t wait until it re-opens, call NHS24 on 111.
For an eye injury that requires immediate emergency treatment go to your nearest Accident & Emergency department.
Children under one should attend the Royal Hospital for Children.
Dispensing opticians provide spectacles and contact lenses according to prescription.