Our hours are: Monday to Friday 9.00AM to 5.30 PM ( We close for lunch 12.45 til 1.45). As per NHS guidelines we are now able to offer eye examinations for anyone who requires one. We are operating on an appointment only basis for examinations, collections, repairs and adjustments. Furthermore in line with government advice the wearing of a face covering or mask is compulsory. We are using the appropriate PPE to keep everyone safe.

SCHearing can be contacted by e-mail: or by phone:077855574989.

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Established in 1939, we have provided eye care to Midsomer Norton and its environs for over 80 years.

Being completely independent, we have freedom to choose and stock any make or type of frame, spectacle lens or contact lens, giving our patients the benefit of the widest possible choice. This together with good, unhurried service and sound professional advice is our philosophy.

Staff Profiles

  • Optometrist:
    • Mrs Jeannette Barnett Bsc MC Optom Joined Edwards Opticians in 2007
  • Dispensing Optician / Practice Owner:
    • Mr Jon Plenty F.B.D.O.
  • Receptionists:
    • Mrs Sharon Petteford F.S.M.C. Joined Edwards Opticians 2008
    • Miss Leah Hudson Joined Edwards Opticians 2021
    • Mr Jason Plenty Joined Edwards Opticians 2019

Do You Know ?

  • 1.8 million People in the UK are living with sight loss. For 53% of these, a simple sight test and new spectacles could really help.
  • A sight test can detect early signs of conditions like glaucoma, which can be treated if found soon enough
  • During a sight test, other health conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure may be detected.
  • For healthy eyes, eat well, don’t smoke and wear eye protection in bright sunlight.

See Eye Tests for more information.