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Your Local Opticians

Our friendly, local staff have a wealth of knowledge in the optical industry.  We will use state of the art technology to tailor our eye examinations to your individual needs.
We offer a wide variety of frames and lenses to suit all tastes and budgets from NHS frames to individually handcrafted pieces to cater for the most discerning tastes.

Comprehensive Eye Exams
Complete Optical Services
Contact Lens Examination
Urgent Care

Welcome to MySight, our online patient portal allows you to book new appointments, manage existing appointments, view the status of any recent orders, view the clinical images from your examinations and check your latest prescriptions.

If you would like any assistance with our MySight portal then please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Our Lockerbie Staff

Leah Currie


Optical Advisor

Laura Rudd

Locum Optometrist

Elinor Prince 


Contact Lens Practitioner

Deborah Smith


Dispensing Optician & Practice Manager

Derek Michael 

BSc(Hons)MCOptom, DipTp(IP)


Georgina Mair
Qualified Optical Advisor

Leanne Postlethwaite
Qualified Optical Advisor

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James Kidner Opticians takes care of the visual health of the local community using state of the art technology to tailor our eye examinations to your individual needs.


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Derek qualified as an Optometrist in 1990. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience working for independent and multiple practices. Originally from Glasgow, Derek has worked as an Optometrist in Melbourne, Australia, before moving to Dumfries and Galloway in 1995. In 2011 he was the first Optometrist in the region to gain the Independent Prescribing qualification, enabling him to treat various eye conditions without necessarily referring on to a GP or the hospital eye department. This