Walkers Opticians

A family friendly optician in Durham and Crook

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As we return to Practice for face to face appointments

At times like this it’s better not to be part of a crowd so we’re strictly limiting the number of people in our practice at any one time.

In this way, as well as keeping you as safe as possible, we’ll be able to provide you with individual attention.

Please call us to book your 1 to 1 appointment and give your eyes some quality time.

COVID 19 Emergency Update

This optical practice is open for essential and urgent eye care only.
We can help if:
your vision has suddenly changed or become blurry you have a painful or red eye
you have been advised to attend this practice by NHS 111 or another healthcare professional for urgent eye care you have broken or lost your glasses and need a replacement pair to function you have a problem with your contact lenses
Please contact us so we can assess how best to meet your needs.
Contact lens supply for existing patients will be done by post.
If you have glasses on order we will also be able to post these to you.
If you are worried about your eyes please phone us to discuss this. We may be able to answer your queries over the phone or video without you needing to come in. Contact us on:
Durham 0191 3864187
Crook 01388 762119

Useful numbers:

Sunderland Eye Infirmary 0191 5656256
Darlington Memorial 01325 380100
Darlington Urgent Care 01325 743864
Bishop Auckland Hospital 01388 455000

COVID 19 Emergency

COVID 19 Emergency
Due to the recent government STAY AT HOME instruction, routine sight testing is now suspended.
We are here for advice and telephone consultation at present. We are awaiting further instructions from NHS England .
We will be taking calls from 9.30 am to 4 pm at Durham 0191 3864187.
Please keep safe and check this page for further updates.
Karen, Julie and all of the Walkers Opticians team.

Zeiss upgrade offer

We have a couple of fabulous offers here at Walkers Opticians of Durham and Crook at the moment.

We are pleased to announce that we are working with Zeiss to bring you a free upgrade offer on Zeiss lenses.
Buy any Zeiss superb lens and receive Individual lenses at no extra cost.

This offer runs until 31st March.

Also whilst stocks last:

Selected half price sunglasses that will give you complete confidence that you have great protection for your eyes.

Audiology at Walkers

We are delighted to announce that from the 10th of September you can book a private hearing test with Sarah Laidler of Laidler’s Hearing Care.

Sarah is committed to providing quality care for your hearing problems, as we are for your eyecare. She can see you here in the practice or arrange a home visit if required.

If you would like more information or would like to make an appointment please phone Sarah on:


or email:


ZEISS DRIVESAFE LENSES offer *no longer available

Zeiss DriveSafe lenses are ideal for everyday use but designed to overcome the most demanding visual challenges when driving;
Better vision in low light conditions
Reduced glare at night from oncoming cars or street lights
Clear visibility of the road, dashboard, rear-view mirror and side mirrors
*30% off applies to single vision or varifocal lenses and is available until 31.12.2018. For more information please call in.

Zeiss have launched its ‘UVProtect Technology,’

Zeiss have launched its ‘UVProtect Technology,’ which provides full UV protection in all clear Zeiss lenses.
Zeiss explains that current standards require clear lenses to provide protection up to 380 nanometres (nm), but 40% of UV radiation in daylight occurs between 380–400nm.
By providing sunglass-level protection in all of its clear lenses, Zeiss said that the risk to a patient’s eye health from UV radiation is reduced.

The full range of Zeiss lenses are available in the practice here at Walkers.

Spring into our new offer

Until 30.04.2018 we are offering free single vision lenses with any Enia Barcelona frame bought at the practice.

Exciting offer end date is in sight

We are excited to have the 2018 Tom Ford collection in practice, so excited we have decided to offer free single vision lenses to a Tom Ford frame purchased in the practice.

Call the practice for full details….

N.B. this offer will end 31.03.2018

This offer has ended:

Up to £100.00* off any Lindberg purchase.
*£100 off applies to varifocal lenses only when purchased with a Lindberg frame.
*£60.00 off applies to standard single vision lenses when purchased with a Lindberg frame
*Offer ends 31.10.2017
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