• EDINBURGH
  • Portobello Rd 0131 652 1825
  • Clerk St 0131 667 3563

About Us

Established in 1981 in the southeast of Edinburgh, Browns Opticians has become a cornerstone of the local community. Based at the same Portobello Road and Clerk Street premises for the last three and a half decades, the success of our popular practice is underpinned by a long-established and highly regarded team of optometrists and support staff.

With parents routinely bringing their children here from an early age, Browns Opticians, have become highly skilled in caring for the vision of it's younger patients. As our Opticians have worked closely with the Edinburgh Eye Hospital Children's shared care programme we are able to provide experienced children's eyecare in the more relaxed setting of an Opticians practice. There is also plenty of choice in free spectacle frames for youngsters.

We source our spectacle frames for some of the best quality and value ranges from across Europe, the USA and Japan. As a result we have a range of frames that is not available in high st chains.

We are among an elite group of Opticians in Scotland capable of offering Nocturnal/Ortho K contact lenses, which are worn while you sleep. This tailor made lens flattens your cornea and allows for 20/20 vision when you wake up without the need for additional contact lenses or glasses. Our highly skilled and experienced Optometrists who work at Browns Opticians also utilise state of-the-art equipment (such as Retinal Imaging Cameras) during each comprehensive eye test. We are always researching the latest advances in Ophthalmic care and will always advise our customers of any new developments that can improve their vision and comfort.

At Browns Opticians we provide;

A wide selection of quality eyewear not available in High St chains

Experienced friendly staff who take time to listen to what you want.

Personal service that ensures your eyewear will look and feel great.