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Please note that all business is currently by appointment only. Free Parking on-site.
Gibson & Syme Opticians Reception Area

Gibson & Syme
Independent Opticians

Premium Eyecare.
Designer Eyewear. Exceptional Service.


Welcome Back! We are fully open for business. However, please note that all business is currently by appointment only . If you need an eye exam or just fancy treating yourself to a new pair of glasses telephone us on 0131 553 9000 to book your appointment. 

5 Reasons you'll love Gibson & Syme Opticians

  1. A friendly open and honest service.

  2. Large spacious showroom, full sight testing facilities.

  3. Instore workshop glazing laboratory. 

  4. Independent Opticians.

  5. Free parking. ​

We offer our Edinburgh customers the full range of Zeiss lenses including the Zeiss SmartLife progressive and Zeiss DriveSafe. Contact us to book an appointment and discuss your new Zeiss lenses.

The Finest Eyewear

My team and I are here to ensure we offer you the best customer service we can and deliver an effortless eyewear experience. We believe that buying glasses should be easy and fun and it should leave you happy and not to mention looking good. 

If you want standard service go to the multiples, that’s what they’re good at. But when healthcare is more important to you and you want a premium service with premium products to match, we are here to look after you.

We look forward to welcoming you to Gibson & Syme.

David Syme,
Managing Director.

Gibson and Syme Finest Eyewear

Edinburgh’s Premier Eyecare Specialist

Rated best opticians in Edinburgh Gibson & Syme showcase the finest eyewear from the world’s top spectacle designers such as Tom Ford, Face a Face, Lindberg, Silhouette, WOOW, Vanni and Reykjavic Eyes combined with exceptional customer service.  We believe choosing new eyewear isn’t merely about function – it’s about form too which is why we encourage you to try on various styles and brands until you find the perfect pair - and we’re here to help or offer advice every step of the way.

Lenses – we supply all premium lens brands 

Our expert team at Gibson & Syme will advise you on the most suitable single-vision or varifocal lenses to suit your lifestyle

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