Following Government advice we are closed.

We are available by appointment only for EMERGENCIES only such as sudden loss of vision, or broken glasses where you have no spares

I can be contacted by mobile on 07941444725 or on e mail for advice.

We are continuing to supply contact lenses though deliveries can take a little longer. If you need advice about lenses or need to order more, please get in touch.

It can be difficult for me to access the website when I am away from the practice, so please contact me as above, or via our Facebook page J.A.Hicks Optometrist- you can click on the facebook icon at the top of our home page. I will post on facebook anything you may need to know.

Coronavirus – see our Latest news page for details.

Welcome to our independent practice
Come in and discover what this means to you and your family.

Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday-  9.00-1.00  1.45-5.00

Wednesday and Saturday 9.00-12.30






  • Advice and literature
  • Thorough eye examinations
  • Friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff
  • Comprehensive collection of quality frames and lenses
  • Designer names
  • Wide range of contact lens types to suit any lifestyle

Whatever your sightcare needs, come along and speak to one of our expert staff who will be delighted to help.
Our aim is to exceed your expectations…

Customer Testimonials

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The Optician explained things really well. A.B. North Shields

25th February 2016