J.H.Wilson – Melrose Opticians

A Bold New Vision for Melrose

A bold new vision for Borders foremost, independent opticians is championed by a dedicated and friendly team. J.H Wilson Opticians in Melrose is part of the visionary Concept Eye Clinic group, and is probably one of the best kept ‘open secrets’ in the Borders, serving people as far afield as Glasgow due it’s sterling reputation for clinical excellence and patient care. The practice is one of the few opticians in Scotland qualified to provide treatment for patients referred from a hospital and offers state-of-the-art technology for early diagnosis and monitoring of disease for both private and NHS patients. Care at J.H. Wilson’s is as personal and bespoke as your recommended lens and frame style.

Don’t just take our word for it. Come and see for yourself at our Melrose Opticians.

Opening Times

Mon 9am – 5:00pm
Tue 9am – 5:00pm
Wed 9am – 5:00pm
Thu 9am – 5:00pm
Fri 9.30am – 5:00pm
Sat 9.00am – 5.00pm



We are proud to introduce our wonderful Practice Manager for J.H Wilson Opticians. Responsible for ensuring that everything runs smoothly, with unflappable grace and impeccable clinic management, Pauline Scott is the embodiment of all that makes our Borders opticians feel like a special place. She is the heart of the practice.


With over 10 years experience in the field of optics, Kirtsy brings a fresh perspective as our very own Dispensing Optician. Beyond all things ocular, from measuring and recommending the best lenses for your clinical needs and lifestyle, to helping you select the most suitable frame for your prescription, Kirsty inspires trust and has a natural gift with people.


Bringing a warm energy to the practice, Andrea is a welcome new addition to the team. She will guide you through the patient journey from welcome to pre-screening, in preparation for your eye examination, to dispensing. She has an instinct for happiness and will ensure that you are not only satisfied but delighted by your choice of spectacles and lenses.


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