eye healthcare

eye healthcare

Providing comprehensive
eye examinations

eye healthcare

sports vision clinic

We have a whole host of options for your chosen sport.

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children's specialist

Eye examinations should be
a fun experience!

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fantastic selection
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A unique choice of frames
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Downes Opticians – Edinburgh & North Berwick

Downes Opticians is an Independent Opticians in Leith, Edinburgh and North Berwick, East Lothian with outstanding customer care and strong ethical values. We specialise in children’s eye care, dyslexia consultations,myopia control and all around excellent patient service.

We also love, love, love glasses and have a unique choice of frames for all tastes and we will go to the end of the earth to find the perfect frame for you!

Just some of our amazing brands: Prada, RayBan, Tom Ford, Michael Kors, Face a Face, Etnia Barcelona, Woow, Oakley, Italia Independent, Marma, Police, Dunhill……we’ve gone to town so you don’t have to!

Sports vision clinic

We have a whole host of options to provide the best possible optical correction for your chosen sport.


Myopia Management

We can slow your child’s myopic progression by up to 59% with our specialist expertise in this groundbreaking treatment.


Visual stress and dyslexia clinics

Our specialist clinics could be the breakthrough your child needs to aid their reading and learning potential.


Eye healthcare and OCT

We pride ourselves on the quality of our eye care and our cutting edge equipment, including our amazing new OCT machine.


Children’s specialist eyecare

Eye examinations should be a fun experience and we like our young patients to have an enjoyable time!


Contact lenses

95% of people can wear contact lenses – now is the time to put your inhibitions aside and give them a go.


Our offering

We pride ourselves at Downes Opticians on the quality of our eyecare, providing an extensive and comprehensive eye examination.

After a warm welcome to all, it’s time to relax on our comfy chairs with a complimentary tea/coffee before going through for your eye examination. Our thorough examination with cutting edge technology will provide honest advice and explanations throughout. If there is no change or you simply don’t need a correction, then we’ll let you know that too!

Through the course of your dispense you will be given truthful advice regarding style, colour and suitability, with the emphasis on appropriate frame choice not how much you spend.

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A selection of our brands