Opticians and Laser Eye Surgery Edinburgh

Edinburgh George Street

Ground Floor
Ardmore House
40 George Street

Local enquiries

0131 524 9700

Customer services

0800 023 20 20

Opening Times

  • Monday
    8.00 - 16.30
  • Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Sunday

Services Available

  • Laser Eye Surgery Consultation
  • Private Cataract Consultation
  • IOL Surgery Consultation
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Diabetic Screening Assessment
  • Glaucoma Assessment
  • Eye Examination - Private
  • Contact Lens Aftercare
  • Dry Eye Assessment
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration Assessment
  • Keratoconus Assessment

Where to find us

Optical Express on Edinburgh George Street is located in Ardmore House and provides a range of consultation services, including laser eye surgery, cataract and lens replacement. The clinic is situated in Ardmore House on George Street, next to Caffe Centro and Trotters. 

Quick Direction

Ardmore House , 40 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LE, United Kingdom
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How to get there


There are on-street parking opportunities along George Street, however these can be occupied during busy hours. Alternatively, there are car parks on Carlton Road and on Greenside Row in walking distance.

By Train

The main train station Edinburgh Waverley is approximately 10 minutes walk from our clinic. Leave the train station towards the Scott Monument, walk along Princes Street and then turn right into Hanover Street. After crossing Rose Street, you will reach George Street. Turn left and you will find Ardmore House. Optical Express is on the ground floor.

By Bus

The bus station is located in close proximity to Optical Express on George Street. The bus lines 29, 41, 42 and 43 will all take you to the George Street bus station.

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Laser Eye Surgery in George Street Edinburgh

  • Laser Eye Surgeons in George Street Edinburgh

    Optical Express give their experienced laser eye surgeons access to state-of-the-art technology. Our surgeons have also carried out thousands of surgical procedures in their careers. Find out more about our laser eye surgeons in George Street Edinburgh here. 

    Our Surgeons
  • Laser Eye Treatments in George Street Edinburgh

    Optical Express offer the two best known types of laser eye treatments LASIK and LASEK. Our surgeons use the most technologically-advanced lasers to help our patients see the world more clearer and our patients will also be able to include iDesign which is exclusive to Optical Express. Find out more about laser eye surgery in George Street Edinburgh here.

    Types of laser eye treatment
  • Cataract Surgery Consultation in George Street Edinburgh

    Don't want to wait? Cataract surgery at Optical Express have no waiting time, which means after your consultation you will be able to select a day and time to suit you. A cataract surgery consultation in George Street Edinburgh will confirm your suitability and the options available to you. Find out more about cataract surgery in George Street Edinburgh here.

    Cataract Surgery

Your Eye Care Provider in George Street Edinburgh

Contact Lens Fittings

Your eyes are unique which is why it is important our staff at Optical Express help to make sure your contact lenses fit and are comfortable. Optical Express have a wide range of contact lenses on offer. Find out more about contact lenses in George Street Edinburgh here.

Contact Lenses

Eye Tests in George Street Edinburgh

Just as important as a visit to your GP or dentist for a regular check-up, is a visit to Optical Express for an eye test. It is recommended an eye test should be carried out every two years, unless you are advised otherwise. Find out more about eye tests in George Street Edinburgh here.

Eye Tests