Eye tests in Scotland

Company Profile

Your vision is important to us.


At Eyeworks Opticians, we care about your vision, and use only the best, state of the art equipment to examine your eyes. Whether you need a stronger contact lens prescription, an eye test and  new prescription glasses, are concerned about an eye condition which runs in the family, are having eye problems, or would like a home visit for a family member, we will take the time to explain exactly what we are doing throughout every step of the process. You can trust that Eyeworks Opticians, your local opticians, will take care of you.

Eyeworks Opticians is an independent family business, established by husband and wife team Phil and Jenny, who met while studying Optometry in Glasgow many years ago. 

Jenny, an optometrist has worked in high street practice in Ayrshire since qualifying, while Phil, also an optometrist has specialised in domiciliary testing travelling all across Scotland providing eye-care to those who cannot access their local practice.

We, at Eyeworks Opticians, are passionate about bringing exceptional eye-care to the residents of Beith and Dalry, with good, honest, professional advice and supplying  quality products at unbeatable value for money, with simple, clear, pricing.

In Scotland, everyone is entitled to visit the optician and have your eyes tested free of charge through the new contract with the NHS.  You may also be eligible for free spectacles depending on your financial circumstances.

Since 2006, everyone in Scotland is entitled to a free NHS eye examination.

This also applies to those who are housebound or have difficulty leaving their home unaccompanied.

Eyeworks Opticians provide free NHS eye examinations from our stores in Beith and Dalry, Ayrshire, including a specialist home visiting service.

The recommended interval between eye examinations is two years, however in the following circumstances an interval of one year is recommended.

  • Under 16's
  • Over 70's
  • Diabetics
  • Those with glaucoma or a close family history of glaucoma where indicated by an ophthalmic practitioner.

The NHS make provision for examinations at intervals shorter than those recommended, such as in the following circumstances.

  • Reduced Vision
  • Sore Eyes
  • Red Eyes
  • Headaches
  • Any concerns about your vision

Your optician should be your first call should you have any concerns about your eyes.