All of our practices are now available with restricted opening hours for emergency eye examinations only, spectacle replacement and repairs and ordering contact lenses. More details on the Covid-19 latest updates.

All of our practice telephone lines are now being redirected to 2 mobile telephones held by Mark and Richard Mackey. Please allow for delay.


For Bangor, Newtownards, Holywood, Woodstock and Portadown patients in particular - please contact Mark Mackey directly by texting (or phone) 07554212840 or email and he will try to get back to you asap.

For other Belfast practices and Carrickfergus  - Richard can be contacted directly at 07500530299 or We would recommend texting your query and details rather than leaving answering phone messages. 

For Carnmoney - Michael Allen at 07966 692427 or email

For Cookstown - Geraldine at 07500 530581 or email


Look no further – you’ve found your perfect Optician

Hello, we’re Mackey’s, Northern Ireland’s largest independent chain of opticians.

We are a family business supported by a friendly professional team that caters for all your optical needs. From detailed eye examinations to a wide choice of eyeware, your eye health is in good hands at Mackey Opticians.

Our 13 large comfortable practices have been created and furnished with our patients in mind and our philosophy is to provide tailored, high quality optical care for you and your family.

We cater for both NHS and private patients. If you are uncertain whether you are entitled to an NHS sight test please contact us and we’ll answer any of your queries. We look forward to seeing you.


facebook review"Love my new glasses and sunglasses from Mackey opticians! Great service from start to finish. Lots of frames to choose from and very keenly priced too. Nicola is so friendly and brilliant helping me choose which frames suited me best." CQ Jan-2020
"Had the reading difficulties assessment done today for my 6 year old! Very thorough and knowledgeable- staff were lovely.  Highly recommend" Jan - 2020
"Brilliant and helpful staff! Excellent range of frames to choose from, and helpful opinions from staff when choosing frames :)"


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