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Established in 2004 and family owned and managed to date, The Big Optician is based in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne. We have a team of experienced, qualified, clinical and dispensing staff and one of the biggest ranges of eyewear in the area. We promise our patients first class eyecare, exceptional value and excellent customer service.

High Quality Eyecare

Leading Eyewear Brands

Convenient, free parking

Family-owned and operated
for over 20 years

Comprehensive eye examinations

You’re in safe hands with The Big Optician.
All of our comprehensive eye examinations are undertaken by fully qualified experienced Optometrists.

We also accept all other Optician’s prescriptions.

State of the art lenses

As a proudly independent Optician we partner with the best lens suppliers, including Essilor, HOYA, Nikon and more. Our patients can be assured we can offer the best lenses for their needs.

Designer Brands

Schedule an appointment today

Our Optometrists are clinical eyecare experts and our testing rooms are equipped with the latest technology, book an appointment and start your eyecare journey with us today.

What our client say about us

Graham W.
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Always a superb experience, with the highest quality of service from the whole team at The Big Optician. It's been my professional Optician of choice for over 12 years now, and I simply wouldn't go anywhere else for my eye care. If you enjoy high quality service, you'll appreciate the experience you receive at The Big Optician. Highly recommended.
June P.
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Great opticians - it must be because I travel 90 miles to visit! Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful and professional. They have the most up to date equipment and a great range of frames. Eyesight is very important and I have great confidence in the service and advice I receive, knowing they are taking great care of my eyes!
Sue L.
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A very welcoming staff. Very efficient and competent. Good range of frames and products. Very up to date equipment. Been going here since they opened and will continue to do so.
Stephen W.
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My family members all go to Big Optician because of it's friendly staff and excellent service. Nothing is ever a problem.i would recommend them to anyone.