Established 1988 one of Folkestones oldest independent opticians We stock a wide range of Convertibles from Australia

Eye Tests

Available 6 days a week

Eye tests at Chris Adams Opticians Folkestone
Consultations are by appointment, please call us on 01303 246105 to secure yours. Or email enquiries@chrisadamsopticians.co.uk  A full examination costs just £21.00

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Designer Frames

Wide range of designers

Designer Frames at Chris Adams Opticians Folkestone
We stock a wide range of designer frames, ranging from £59 upwards. Designers include Calvin Klein, Elle, Convertibles, Paul Costelloe, Lee Cooper, CK, Street, Lipsy and all new Change Me! And many more!

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Contact Lenses

Disposable & Gas Permeable

Contact Lenses at Chris Adams Opticians Folkestone
We offer a wide choice of contact lenses, that are sure to meet everybody’s lifestyle, including daily disposable lenses.

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NHS Voucher Scheme

NHS Voucher Scheme

for full or part payment


Spectacle frames are available from £29.00. We are happy to accept NHS Vouchers for full or part payment on your choice of spectacles. We also offer a spare pair for under 19′s (in full-time education) for only £25

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We Stock Convertibles

We Stock Convertibles

Sometimes things just click!


Fusing sophisticated design with creative technology, style, comfort and UV protection, the Convertibles range sets the standard for contemporary, functional eyewear. With dynamic styling and innovative design.

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Designer Sunglasses

Designer Sunglasses

check for offers


We stock a large range of  sunglasses, suitable for all ages, prescription lenses are also available. We run regular offers on sunglass frames so be sure to check this site and the local press for details. Prescription sunglasses from just £99. Bifocals for only £129 and Varifocals from £149

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About us

We first opened our doors in Cheriton Place 25 years ago in 1988. The practice outgrew the original premises. A larger building became available across the road and this has been the home of Chris Adams Opticians of Folkestone ever since. The practice is wheelchair friendly and close to the local shopping centre and transport facilities.
We have two consulting rooms and uniquely for Folkestone, a workshop on the premises. 99% of spectacles are made within the practice which significantly reduces the time it takes to supply them to you.

When you purchase a new pair of specs from us you don’t see all that is included with your new specs.

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Dispensing Optician


Our Dispensing Opticians will help you choose the perfect frame and to select the lenses that will best match your visual requirements.
They will fit and adjust your spectacles to ensure the best possible vision and maximum comfort. They also manufacture your new spectacles in our on site laboratory and are on hand to provide expert advice on frames, lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses etc

Optometrist


Trained professionals who examine eyes, test sight, give advice on visual problems, and prescribe and dispense spectacles or contact lenses

Opthalmic Medical Practitioner


Registered medical practitioner in the UK with a qualification in ophthalmology who is employed to carry out medical eye examinations and prescribe glasses, contact lenses, eyepatches and other orthoptic treatment.


One Frame, Two Hundred New Looks. Change Me!


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