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 10am – 5:30pm
Tue 9am – 5:30pm
Wed 9am – 5:30pm
Thu 9am – 5:30pm
Fri 9am – 5:30pm
Sat 9am – 5pm


At Concept Eye Clinic we are delighted to offer 30% OFF Zeiss DriveSafe lenses

At the dawn of winter, as the light changes, it’s important that we keep on top of our vision and the health of our eyes. Many people feel uncomfortable when driving, especially in difficult light or weather conditions. Driving can be stressful at the best of times, no matter how far the distance. At Concept Eye Clinic, we firmly believe that good vision is vital for safety.

Offer available in all of our clinics: Melrose, Bridgwater, Tynemouth and Gosforth.


An eye examination is not just about vision. Our Optician will check the overall health of your childs eyes, giving them the best possible chance to succeed at school and beyond.Our range of offers and special services for young people include:

NHS funded exam entitles school pupils to:

• Free second pair (to same prescription)
• 25% OFF designer frames
• 25% OFF prescription sunglasses


Wendy Douglas

Following a sterling career in the field of optics, Wendy contemplated her next professional chapter whilst continuing to hill walk her beloved border cross collie Sammy. Luckily for us, she found new horizons in an independent and progressive thinking eye clinic in Melrose. Wendy has a natural warmth and an instinctive gift for dispensing and people.


Pauline Scott

Working seamlessly with Wendy, Pauline is responsible for ensuring that everything runs smoothly. She seems to know everyone and brings a calm vibe, and impeccable organisational skill to clinic management. She is our back bone. No task or request is too much. All delivered with an unflappable grace and smile.


A future-proof test An eye examination is not just about vision but also about the health of your eyes and body. The clinic has close, trusted links with GP’s and the local Eye Infirmary. It is one of the few opticians in Scotland qualified to......

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