26 September

In the UK, more than 2 million people are living with sight loss.

Of these, around 340,000 are registered as blind or partially sighted. Being told you have a visual impairment can be...

22 September

Many women experience a range of mental and physical symptoms as they transition through the menopause. These commonly include:

  • hot flushes,

Mackey Opticians are delighted to be selected to be part of the HIGH STREET SPEND LOCAL SCHEME. The cards are available for issue from 4th October 2021 and you will have just two months...

31 August

Are you ready for school?

Shortsightedness (myopia) has become much more prevalent in the last 50 years. In 1960 the proportion of myopic children in the UK aged 10-16 years...

03 February
  1. Your current glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses if you wear them.

Bring all of the eyewear you have been using since your last exam.  Your...

08 January
Posted in News | Eyecare

Routine eye examination and contact lens appointments are still allowed under the new Covid guidelines for Northern Ireland ( and rest of UK). We are prioritising emergency and essential eye...

18 December

Mackey Opticians will be closed for a number of days from Christmas Eve and unable to offer our NIPEARS at this time - please see our opening hours. 

We will be back on Tuesday 29th...

23 September
Posted in News | Eyecare

This year's National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 21 to 27 September 2020, promoting the importance of good eye health and the need for regular eye tests for all.


23 March
Posted in News | Eyecare



A start towards normality starts on Monday 29th June 2020 when we are allowed to start examining more routine type...

18 March
Posted in News | Eyecare

18th March 2020

What are we doing at Mackey Optometrists?

In these unprecedented times. we would like to reassure our patients that we are maintaining the highest standards...

06 August
Posted in News | Eyecare

August is here - it’s time to get ready for he start of the new school year!!

It is estimated that vision is the most important sense at school and responsible for 80% of learning, but...

20 June
Posted in Eyecare

Mackey Opticians have invested over £200,000 in new technology in recent years to give you world class eye examinations.

Ocular Coherence Tomography laser eye scanning is now available...

22 February
Posted in News | Eyecare

Surgeon's from Oxford Eye Hospital have injected a synthetic gene into the eye of an 81 year old lady, Janet Osborne, that is affected by age-related macula degeneration. 

AMD is...

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