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Designer Eyewear in Edinburgh

Designer Eyewear in Edinburgh

At Gibson & Syme, Edinburgh’s premier eyecare specialist

We showcase the finest eyewear from the world’s top spectacle designers such as Tom Ford, Face a Face, Lindberg, WOOW, Vanni and Reykjavic Eyes combined with exceptional customer service.

If you prefer a more discreet spectacle frame we specialise in rimless glasses from award-winning Austrian optical designer, Silhouette. 

Or if you simply need an extra pair of glasses we can offer you a complete pair from just £89 (varifocals from £50 extra).

For the very best in designer eyewear…choose Gibson & Syme. Contact us NOW for details


We Specialise in Silhouette Rimless Glasses

Silhouette rimless glasses are custom-designed to reflect your individuality. Choose  from a wide range of single vision or varifocal lenses from Essilor, Nikon and Hoya which are shaped to order in our workshop. Then choose your ear pieces, temple designs and colours. Rimless glasses are available from Gibson & Syme from £199.


Visit our showroom to find out more. 

Spectacle Lenses

Spectacle Lenses for Total Clarity

Modern spectacle lenses help you to see more clearly than ever before.

Now with only one pair of glasses you can achieve a wider field of vision than ever before - read a book, work at your computer, or drive at night with minimal glare from oncoming car headlights. One pair of glasses will strengthen your short, mid and long range vision to let you get on with your life with minimal fuss. 

Our friendly, expert team at Gibson & Syme will advise you on the most suitable single-vision or varifocal lenses to suit your lifestyle from our trusted lens manufacturers including Essilor, Nikon, Hoya, Zeiss and Kodak. 

For spectacle lenses… choose Gibson & Syme.

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Coatings – anti-scratch to help protect your lenses or anti-glare coatings to reduce glare during your daily activities such as driving or PC work. Transition lenses – lenses that darken when outside or lighten indoors, these have full UV protection. Tints – you can put a slight tint or sunglass tint on your lenses, these also have full UV protection. Thinner lenses – If you have a strong prescription we can put hi-index lenses into your new frames, including 1.6, 1.67 and 1.74 index.

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