Sam Baird Optician
  • 11 Castle Street
    Co Antrim
    BT27 4SP
The long established Lisburn Optician

Quality, Value & Service

Sam Baird is Lisburn's long-established opticians, owned and run by Optometrist Sam Baird BScHONS MCOptom.


When you visit our practice, you will receive excellent value as well as professional eye care and the latest high quality products.  We provide comprehensive eye examinations together with a wide choice of quality frames and lenses.  Whatever your needs, you will receive personal attention and affordable eye care from our practice. 


Services at our two Lisburn branches, include:

  • On site eye tests and VDU reports
  • Designer spectacle frames
  • The latest in glasses lens technology including:
    • Thinner lightweight lenses
    • Varifocal lenses
    • A wide range of coatings:
      • Scratch-resistant
      • Anti-reflection
      • Tints and UV filters
      • light-sensitive
      • Polycarbonate
      • VDU
      • and multi-coated lenses
  • Full Contact Lens services including:
    • Disposables
    • Medical and specialty lenses
    • Hard and rigid gas permeable lenses
    • Bifocal and Varifocal contacts
    • Emergency lens supply
    • Chromagen Dyslexia Assessment
  • Doctors reports and insurance quotes
  • Domicillary home visit

Visit our website to see our full range of products and services, available at either of our Lisburn branches or at our Belfast and Dromore Opticians.  Current offers include:

  • Two for one
  • Free tints
  • Free test for over 60s
  • Free childrens' eye care
  • Free childrens' glasses

If you regularly use a VDU screen at work, you may be entitled to an eye test and VDU glasses paid for by your employer.  Ask us about the scheme. 

Sam Baird BScHONS MCOptom qualified as an optometrist from Aston University, Birmingham in 1981.  Interests include working with disabled, speech impaired and special needs patients. 

Sam is a member of the British Contact Lens Association and is a Supervisor with the British College of Optometrists

Sam Baird Opticians is convenient to the centre of Lisburn - just click on our Map.  Give us a call or drop-in to book an eye test, see our large range of glasses and lenses or just for a quick repair. 


Our Castle Street Branch opening hours are:

  • Mon-Sat:  9am - 5:30pm
  • Thu: 9am - 7pm

Our other Lisburn Optician is at: 

110 Longstone Street
T: 028 9260 5500

  • Open Mon-Fri 9am - 5:30 pm.  Close 1pm on Wed

Sam Baird's Value Promise

We will match and beat the prices and promotions of retailers such as Specsavers and Optical Express.  You will receive the personal service and quality products you would expect from your long established local optician. 

When you talk to Sam Baird Opticians, do mention that you found us on

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