Opticians & Laser Eye Surgery Stirling

Stirling The Thistle Centre

Unit 8 The Thistles Centre
Stirling FK8 2EE
United Kingdom

Local enquiries

01786 449567

Customer services

0800 023 20 20

Opening Times

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

Services Available

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

Where to find us

The Thistles Centre in Stirling is located in the heart of the city, easily accessible from all directions. This clinic offers a range of eye care services, including laser eye surgery consultations, glasses and contact lenses. If coming from the east, leave the M9 from junctions 9 or 10 and follow the signs for the Stirling city centre. If travelling from the south/west head eastbound on the M8 exit after junction 14 and merge onto the M80. At the first roundabout take the first exit onto the A80, then merge onto the M80 then exit at junction 9 and follow the signs for The Thistles Centre. Optical Express is located next to H Samuel within the Castlegait Mall of the centre.  

Quick Direction

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How to get there


The centre has two car parks providing over 1300 parking spaces. The car parks are clean, safe, well lit with security patrols and are monitored 24 hours a day.  


The Stirling Railway Station is right in the city centre, only a short walk down Goosecroft Road past the bus station.

By Bus

The bus station connects directly with the Thistles Shopping Centre so couldn't be better placed for direct, undercover access to the shops.

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Laser Eye Surgery in Stirling The Thistle Centre

  • Laser Eye Surgeons in Stirling The Thistle Centre

    To help our patients build trust in their laser eye surgeon at Optical Express, they have each created a detailed profile of their previous clinical experience and patient reviews. Our surgeons have carried out thousands of treatments over the course of their surgical career. Read more about you local laser eye surgeon at Optical Express in Stirling here.

    Our Surgeons
  • Laser Eye Treatments in Stirling The Thistle Centre

    There are two types of laser eye treatments available at Optical Express in Stirling, LASIK and LASEK. Our exclusive iDesign treatment can also be included in your treatment. Find out more about laser eye surgery at Optical Express here.

    Types of laser eye surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Consultation in Stirling The Thistle Centre

    At Optical Express there is no waiting time to start your cataract surgery. At your cataract consultation at Optical Express in Stirling, our optometrists will go over the options available to you and once your suitability has been confirmed you will be able to book your surgery for a day to suit you. Find out more about cataract surgery at Optical Express here.

    Cataract Surgery

Your Eye Care Provider in Stirling The Thistle Centre

Contact Lens Fittings

As your eyes are unique it is important your lenses are too by making sure they fit properly. Optical Express in Stirling have experienced staff on hand to help. Find out more about contact lenses at Optical Express here.

Contact Lenses

Eye tests in Stirling The Thistle Centre

Just as important as your routine visit to your dentist or GP, it is to visit your local Optical Express in Stirling to carry out your routine check up for your eyes. Optical Express will carry out a comprehensive eye test to identify any eye health issues. Find out more about an eye test here.