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Expert eye-tests, designer glasses and contact lenses all at affordable prices

Thompson Opticians were established in 1984 in Alnwick Northumberland and has now grown to nineteen branches serving 1,000s of satisfied customers

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive high quality affordable optical service to our customers

With branches in Tyneside, Northumberland and Stranraer in Scotland you can be sure you're never too far away from a branch of Thompson Opticians.

Click here to find a branch near you

Good Luck Rough and Ready Rowers

Thompson Opticians would like to wish the Rough and Ready Rowers best speed in their World Record attempt to row unaided around the coast or the British Isles. Thompson Opticians along with Bolle Eyewear provided some much needed eye protection for the lads.

Rough and Ready Rowers

You can track their World Record attempt on Facebook and track their progress live


Happy Birthday, Your Majesty

To tie in with the Queens 90th Birthday Celebrations we are teaming up with William Morris London to bring you some of the most stylish designer eyewear at affordable prices - pop into one of our branches and check out the full range.


“At Home” Visiting Service

At Thompson Opticians we also offer a Domiciliary “At Home” Visiting Service throughout the North East of England as well as Stranraer.

We have been providing a friendly, informed and efficient service for over twenty-five years, to the house-bound, including sheltered accommodation, nursing and residential homes.

Our professional staff use the latest portable equipment to carry out full standard eye examinations, including screening for glaucoma and diabetes. We comply with all NHS standards and all staff are CRB checked.

We aim to satisfy the needs of all patients' and offer a full after care service. A training programme is available to help care staff understand their residents needs.

Call FREEPHONE 0800 716921 for friendly expert advice on home visits