Richard Petrie Optometrists | Independent Derby Optician

Eye Exam

Safely delivered by our trusted in-house experts.

Contact Lens

From fittings to home deliveries, we offer all contact lens related services.


We’re a local optometrists with a global selection of brands and styles to suit all budgets and styles.

Richard Petrie Optometrists

We’re a team of specialists with decades of experience across optometry and contact lens, and combined with the latest technologies, we are proud to provide tailored eyecare solutions to Littleover, Mickleover, Burton and Derby.

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  • Avatar Debbie Leafe ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    The team at Richard Petries are always welcoming and friendly. They go above and beyond to help patients and are all so knowledgeable. When choosing my frames they are always really helpful and honest with their feedback. I would highly … More recommend this practice.
  • Avatar Ann Barlow ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Always an excellent experience. Felt totally comfortable with all the provisions in place with regard to the corona virus. Thank you to all the staff for your courtesy and friendliness.
  • Avatar Linda Bunting ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Very accommodating and extremely patient with me. Nothing is too much trouble for Davina.
    Thank you
  • Avatar Richard & Sue Bryan ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    First class service, professional and friendly staff. They even, very kindly, delivered my glasses during Covid To save me a visit to the shop.
  • Avatar Drawing with Raya ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Great customer experience and highly recommend Davina, she is very knowledgeable and explains everything so eloquently.
    5 star service.
  • Avatar Jill Laban ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    All the staff made me feel relaxed and comfortable. The opticians took their time to explain the various procedures clearly and the results they found which fortunately, in my case, were good.
    It is also a very clean and 'airy'
    … More environment.
  • Avatar sandie lehal ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Great customer experience and highly recommend Davina, she is very knowledgeable and explains everything so eloquently.
    5 star service.
  • Avatar Marco Bimbi ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    The quality of service is outstanding. The staff makes you feel relaxed and comfortable. Very professional and they really take the time to explain what they are doing and advice you on choosing your lents. I have been having spectacles … More since more than 20 years and I have been in difference practices over the years and surely this is one of the best I ever been perhaps the best one
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For over 40 years Richard Petrie Optometrists has served the community as an independent opticians and contact lens practitioner.

What we offer:

  • Eye Examinations (Private and NHS patients)
  • Retinal imaging through OCT examinations (a non-invasive test available as an add-on)
  • Contact lens trials and subscriptions
  • BlephEx dry eye and blepharitis treatment
  • Premium selection of frames for adults and children. Brands include Chloe, Lacoste, Nike and Longchamp
  • Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses for adults and children. We are a stockist of Maui Jim sunglasses
  • Repairs and adjustments
  • Contact Lens Recycling

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We are pleased to be a part of the community, so please come and visit us to take about eye care or even perhaps on one of our regular drop-in events where we welcome all members of the community. Get in touch to find out more.

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