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Richard Petrie Optometrists Ltd are an independent opticians and contact lens practitioner based in Littleover, handily placed for Mickleover and Burton as well as Derby.

For 40 years our Derby opticians has been providing the local community with top quality eyecare. Using the latest technology alongside our high level of expertise, we provide an excellent service for all of our patients.

Here at Richard Petrie Optometrists we offer:

  • Eye Examinations for both NHS and Private patients
  • An OCT upgrade available for all examinations
  • Contact lens trials and subscriptions
  • BlephEx dry eye treatment
  • A wide variety of branded glasses for adults and children including; Ted Baker, Chloe, Lacoste and Nike
  • Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses for adults and children. We are a stockist of the Maui Jim sunglasses
  • Repairs and adjustments
  • Contact Lens Recycling

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