Opticians Near Me

“Optician near me?” This one’s only a click away.

You no longer need to search for a walk-in optician near you. Simply ask our certified online eye care professional a question and get all the help you need without even leaving the house. 


We are proud to introduce you to our new online optician. They are fully qualified to help with all manner of eye care queries, and are very friendly & professional! Our free online optician offers the perfect solution for all your eye care needs, even on weekends when other opticians are closed. You now have instant access to online optical support. It is even available for children’s eye care online to answer any questions you have about buying glasses for your little ones. All you have to do is post your question to our optician, along with your contact details, and they will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible.

Another bonus is that you can forget cheap opticians because our online eye care professional offers a brilliant service completely free of charge!

How your online optician can help:

✅ If you develop symptoms and can’t find a solution in our Optical Centreask the optician! They will be able to provide you with accurate and reliable advice, in real time.

✅ If you have any queries about contact lenses, our optician is sure to have the answers.

✅ If you experience difficulties with vision, or struggle to see as clearly as normal, panic not! The online opticians are here to help.

✅ If you aren’t sure how to order glasses online, our optician is here to help. Our optician has plenty of handy tips and will be able to carefully guide you through the process. Alternatively, you can find everything you need to know about buying eyewear online here.

When not to ask the online optician:

❌ For specific medical advice, please consult a doctor

❌ If it is an urgent problem, please see an emergency optician near you or go to the hospital

❌ In need of an online eye exam? We are still working on the technology required to offer a reliable optician test online. So in the meantime, please see an optician.

Quality Eye Care Products from SmartBuyGlasses


Every item of eye care and eyewear sold at SmartBuyGlasses is of the highest quality. We ensure that our frames and lenses are made from the best materials. For contact lenses, this will ensure top-notch visuals, minimal irritation, and maximum hydration. For spectacles, clarity of vision and comfort are our top priorities. 


The material of the glasses lens you choose is incredibly important for this, so you have the option between plastic, polycarbonate, and glass. There are also high index and trivex lens options. To help you decide which is best for you, read our guide here, and if you’re still in doubt, don’t hesitate to ask our opticians. 


Arguably, the type of contact lens you opt for is even more important. After all, it’s actually in your eye! And for this, SmartBuyGlasses does not fail to deliver. We offer a range of high-quality contact lenses, made from a variety of materials. However, what you need to know is which one works best for you. There are different options such as daily or monthly contact lenses, which are composed of different technologies to fulfill the wearer’s demands. We offer plenty of top tips on finding what is right for you in our articles such as “Everything you need to know about Silicone Hydrogel Lenses”. However, it can also take some trial and error to work out which contact lenses you prefer. For more detailed information on this, talk to our online optician near you here


We also offer free lens coatings on all our products. One is anti-reflective, another is anti-scratch, and a third is anti-fog. In addition, there are UV-protection, polarised and blue light blocking coatings available. See our guide on lens coatings for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

To find the answer to your eyecare query as quickly as possible, take a look at our Optical Centre articles. The Optical Centre offers a plethora of information about all things eyecare. We constantly review the most pressing questions in the eye care world, to make sure we have all the answers to your queries. All articles are widely researched and offer accurate advice. From computer glasses to astigmatism, from polarized sunglasses to varifocal contact lenses. There are even tips on eye health care exercises to keep your eyes as healthy as possible. Honestly, the Optical Centre has it all. Search the articles available to see if your question comes up, and if not, you can also check through the most common questions answered by our online optician. The online optician is so near you, it’s like having an optician in your pocket!


SmartBuyGlasses is the best place online to buy glasses without vision insurance. It is possible to find low-cost eye tests at local opticians. When you get the eye examination, be sure to ask for the pupillary distance. Once you know your prescription, simply purchase the pair you like on our website, and fill in your prescription details. For information on how to find your prescription, see our guide here. You also don’t need to worry about the cost of eyewear with SmartBuyGlasses, as our frames start as cheap as six pounds per pair. You can also check out our deals page to find designer lenses at reduced rates. Plus, follow our social media pages like Facebook and Instagram to get be the first to hear about our amazing offers. 

If cost is still an issue, NHS Optical Vouchers remain an option. The voucher scheme enables people who meet a certain criteria to get discounts on their prescription glasses and contact lenses. Those eligible are offered 10 vouchers, the value of which depends on the prescription. The stronger your prescription, the higher the value of the vouchers. However, SmartBuyGlasses does not currently accept these vouchers on our website. Nevertheless, you will likely find our prices to be lower than those on the high street, even when combined with the NHS Optical Vouchers. This is ensured thanks to our price match guarantee.