Your Journey To Better Vision

Tailor Made Lenses

Not all lenses are the same. Getting the right lenses is essential and should be your first consideration when choosing glasses. Whether you lenses are too thick or you struggle with winter glare, there will be a lens solution to help your problem. We work with leading brands such as Zeiss & Essilor, who have a product to suit every prescription.

Getting your measurements right!​

Eye-Ruler 2

The Eye-Ruler2® is the latest digital measuring device, giving reliable and accurate measurements that allow us to customise your lens design.

About Zeiss

All Our Zeiss Lenses

We let you see the world around you. Excellent knowledge in various fields of optics gained during 170 years of experience in research and innovation: a company history that has created milestones and changed lives.

Single Vision Portfolio
From attractively-priced to state of the art

ZEISS offers four levels of quality ranging from traditional spherical up to individualised lenses.

Progressive Lens Portfolio
State-of-the-art technologies for progressive lenses

Progressive lenses must be exactly tailored to you and your visual habits.

Digital Lenses
Put an end to digital eyestrain!

From around the age of 30 onwards, the eye starts to lose its ability to accommodate. This often goes unnoticed. This is where Digital Lenses from ZEISS can help reduce eyestrain.

DriveSafe Lens Portfolio
Finally, a more relaxed drive!

There is something captivating about driving a car. Yet many people still feel insecure and inadequately supported by their glasses in tricky conditions – such as during a storm, at night or at dawn or dusk.

Office Lens Portfolio
Better vision for work and leisure

Spending most of the day in front of a screen can lead to neck, back and shoulder pain. This is often caused by wearing the wrong kind of glasses.

Sunglass lenses
Optimum protection, more fashionable style, improved colour and contrast vision and less glare

Sunglasses are a fashionable accessory of a special type, combining style and maximum functionality at the very highest level.

Sports Lenses
Get the best vision with modern wrap glasses and sunglasses

Wrap lenses that protect the eye from dust, dirt, the sun and small pebbles in the air are an optical challenge, especially in the peripheral zones. Not at ZEISS.

ZEISS DuraVision BlueProtect UV
The blue-violet light blocking coating from ZEISS.

A coating specifically developed for customers who spend a lot of their time indoors and are exposed to blue-violet light from LEDs as well as TV, computer or tablet screens.

About Essilor

All Our Essilor Lenses

Essilor Crizal Sapphire lenses come with a 2 year manufacturing guarantee against scratching.

Single Vision | Bifocals
Sunwear Lenses
Sun Protection

About Essilor

Crizal Sapphire UV

Crizal Sapphire is a stack of lens enhancing layers designed to sit on the front and back of the lens. Together, the layers work to protect the wearer’s eyes from UV light, deliver lens protection and optimal vision.

All Crizal Saphire lenses come with a 2 years scratch free guarantee

Water Repellency

Microscopic gaps in the coating are filled with Hydrophobic (water repellent) molecules. Therefore, smoothing the surface of the lens, which allows water droplets to roll from the lens surface without leaving a trace.

Dust Repellency

An anti-static layer prevents positive dust particles sitting on the lens.

Scratch Resistance

Lenses are protected by a scratch resistant booster, a nano millimetre layer located behind the AR layer. The scratch resistant booster layer is designed to gradually increases in hardness

Smudge Repellency

Smudges appear on lenses due to uneven nano molecules found on the surface of coatings. By smoothing fluorinated molecules into a consistent pattern Crizal Forte coatings offer a superior smudge repellence.

About Essilor

Crizal Drive

Crizal Drive is a new premium anti-reflective coating that offers impeccable clarity of vision.

Thanks to the coating performance reflections are up to 90% less when driving at night. We recommend this lens for patients with a lifestyle that involves frequent driving as it has 90% less reflections when driving at night.

All Crizal Drive lenses come with a 2 years scratch free guarantee

Better clarity of vision in the day

Better clarity of vision at night

Great for Sports

About Essilor


”The world’s most adaptable varifocals.”

Essilor invented the first varifocal in 1959 and every 4 secs a pair of Varilux™ lenses are dispensed around the world.

At Aitchison Opticians we pride ourselves on being a Varilux Specialist Practice.


X Series Lens

Varilux X series represents the greatest leap in near vision quality. For the first time, Varilux X series delivers exceptional intermediate and near vision to suit today’s dynamic working life.

If you cannot adapt to your Varilux® lenses within 30 days from collection, Aitchison will give you a suitable replacement and refund the difference.

About Essilor


Transitions lenses ensure your patients enjoy light more comfortably. They adapt and help protect from UV rays and harmful blue light indoors and out.

Adjusts to every unique shade

Transitions Signature VII

Transitions Signature VII is the perfect photochromic lens design for all year visual comfort

Transitions XTRActive

Our darkest photochromic for those looking for superior vision outside and in the car

Transitions Style Colours

A new collection of Transitions lenses including fashionable and exciting colours for younger patients

Crizal Transitions Guarantee

Love ’em or Leave ’em

Our no-quibble guarantee starts from the day on which your patient collects their new spectacles and extends for a full 60 calendar days.

If you don’t love them in that time, you’re free to exchange them for clear lenses. All you have to do is return the Crizal Transitions lenses to us within 60 days of purchase.

About Xperio

Polarised Lenses

For patients who want visual comfort in very sunny conditions and strong glare environments.

Experience Genuine Beauty Under The Sun and protect your eyes with an Eye-SPF of 50.

glare reduction

Xperio Polarised sun lenses make your world pop with colour. Glare reduction, improved contrast, enhanced colour perception give you the optimum vision experience when under the sun

Ideal for Driving

Xperio Polarised lenses improve driving by eliminating glare produced by reflections on wet road surfaces, dashboards and other cars.

Crystal Clear Water

Xperio Polarised are perfect for water sports and winter sports. Reflected sun glare is reduced from surfaces such as water, snow and ice.