Welcome to McAlister Opticians
Providing eye care and eye wear services

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McAlister Opticians

  • Quality eye care

    Full and comprehensive eye examinations, checking your eye health and your optimum visual correction.

  • Designer spectacle frames

    Extensive range of designer spectacle frames from world renowned manufacturers.

  • Prescription sunglasses

    Choose a frame and we can make them into prescription sunglasses so you can enjoy the sunshine with optimum vision.

  • Quality Eyewear

    The perfect combination of spectacle frame and quality lens to suit your requirements.

  • Quality prescription lenses

    The lens is what corrects your vision. We supply the highest quality lenses currently available.

  • Contact lenses

    We fit all types of contact lenses including disposable, toric, presbyobic and gas permeable.

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Eye Examinations Contact Lenses Spectacle Dispenser Children’s Eyecare

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The importance of Eye examinations

During a comprehensive eye exam, your Optometrists does much more than just determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses. He or she will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.

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Health Checks available

In Scotland your eye examination is paid for by the NHS under the term “General Ophthalmic Services” (GOS). It is more extensive than the rest of the UK because the government in Scotland recognises the importance of the eye examination, performed by Optometrists and how it can compliment the more specialised care offered by hospital eye departments.

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McAlister Optician's Practices: Glasgow, Arran & Broughty Ferry

Glasgow Practice - 0141 632 4663

Brodick Practice - 01770 302878

Broughty Ferry Practice - 01382 779216

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Festive Period update

Please note that we will be closing from the 24th December 2021 and reopening on the 5th Jan 2022. If you need any emergency assistance, please call NHS 24 on 111.

We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe festive period and all the very best for the new year.


If you recommend another person to come to McAlister Opticians, we will offer you £20 off your next spectacle purchase from us. Every additional recommendation will attract a further £20 discount for you.

Client Testimonials Check out some of our feedback

"I’ve been going to McAlisters Opticians for years now, wouldn’t go anywhere else. Make you feel so comfortable and offer such a personable service. "

Elaine Seddon

"Love my new glasses and sunglasses. "

Claire Brady

"Great and friendly service, can’t recommend McAlisters Opticians enough."

David Smith

"Professional and genuine company, always go the extra mile and make me feel right at ease. "

Lesley Boyd

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About Us

McAlister Opticians has been in existence for over 23 years and comprises two independent practices, One in Battlefield Road in the southside of Glasgow and one in Brodick on the Isle of Arran.

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