Patient focussed Independent Optician based in Whitburn
...for Over 50 years
Here are some of the services we offer
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Who We Are

We are community opticians specialising in high quality eye care with a human touch. We are here to help with all your ocular needs including specialist eye care, glasses and contact lenses.

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What We Do

We provide comprehensive NHS and private eye examinations with advice tailored to your individual needs and desires.

Our spectacle fitting and aftercare service is second to none,

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Through Our Patients' Eyes

Clear Results: YOUR VIEWS

"Going to the opticians is a pleasure when you visit Wallace Opticians. The staff are so professional, but so friendly and genuinely care about their customers."
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"Excellent service and great range of glasses. Alan was very friendly and took time to explain the health of my eyes and prescription. Highly recommend."
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"Everyone at wallace was so helpful, they spent so much time with me making sure everything was perfect on my first pair of glasses, I felt I received special treatment."
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How much does an eye test cost at Wallace Opticians?

In Scotland, the vast majority of eye examinations are provided free of charge by NHS Scotland. The only exception is if you present to us before your normal recall with no new symptoms.
More information is available on our Eye Examinations page and at NHS Inform

Do your glasses cost more than going to a High Street Optical Chain?

Wallace Opticians is a truly independent, fully equipped opticians and we supply products from the entire optical market to suit your needs. We are confident we can find something to suit any budget.

Frames start from £10 and basic lenses are available from £64

We have a range of glasses for patients in receipt of qualifying benefits or tax credits than can be provided entirely free of charge. Check your eligibility at NHS Inform under the section 'NHS Optical Voucher'. Patients are not limited to 'NHS glasses' and can upgrade to better quality products if they so choose.

We also have access to premium, elite and top-of-the-range products that are the best that any manufacturer can supply.

No pair of eyes are the same - so every consultation starts with getting to know your needs thoroughly, so we can provide you with the options to find the right vision solution for you.

Are children's eye tests available at Wallace Opticians?

Absolutely. Children's eye care is available at Wallace Opticians and we take great care in providing a high quality service to even the littlest of patients.
Children under 16 (or under 19 in full time education) are eligible for an NHS voucher towards eyewear too.

Can I get a same day appointment at Wallace Opticians?

It is possible to get a same day appointment at Wallace Opticians. We usually have bookings for 1-2 weeks in advance but occasionally do get cancellations.
The best way to get a same day appointment is to keep an eye on our online booking system which is updated live 24 hours a day.
If you suspect you have an ocular emergency, we have a triage system in place. To access this please telephone us on 01501 740855 and we will gladly help

Do I have to live in Whitburn to come to Wallace Opticians?

No, you don't have to live in Whitburn to come to Wallace Opticians. We have many patients from nearby Harthill, Shotts, Longridge, Fauldhouse, Armadale, Livingston, Bathgate and beyond!

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