To all our loyal patients…

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19,) in order to protect our staff and other patients, we are only open for essential eyecare and urgent/emergency eyecare until further notice.

Please contact us on 01889 562184 to make an appointment if:

  • Your vision has suddenly changed or become blurry
  •  You have a painful or red eye
  •  You have been advised to attend this practice by NHS 111 or another healthcare practice for urgent eye care
  •  You have broken or lost your glasses and need a replacement pair to function
  •  You have a problem with your contact lenses
  •  You are at all worried about your eyes.

We can then assess how best to meet your needs. In some cases, we may be able to answer your queries over the phone or video without you needing to come in.

Essential eye care will be provided during all our normal opening hours.

The practice will be manned throughout the hours/days of Monday 09:00-13:00, Wednesday 09:00-13:00, Thursday 09:00-13:00 and Friday 09:00-13:00.

Outside of these hours/days, please leave an answerphone message, and this will be answered promptly.

Alternatively, in the event of a genuine urgent/emergency eye problem, please phone Mark McCracken on 07515 451322, Mark will provide essential and urgent eyecare during the normal opening hours, including face to face consultation when required.

Contact lens supply for existing patients will be done by post.

If you have glasses on order, we will also be able to post these to you.

Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. We very much look forward to seeing you all again soon!

01889 562184

Raising the standard of Eye-care – Uttoxeter’s Premium Opticians

McCracken Opticians is owned and run by husband and wife Mark and Emily McCracken. When you choose to have your eyes cared for by us, you can look forward to a thorough, professional and friendly consultation at Uttoxeter’s only independent eye-care practice.

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You’re more than just a number at McCracken Opticians. We take the time to ensure we are able to carry out every test we consider necessary, in our spacious, newly refurbished practice.


Mark’s additional qualifications enable us to offer specialist optometric therapeutic and prescribing services not available at other opticians, such as foreign body removal, lacrimal irrigation, punctum plugs, dry eye clinic and emergency eye clinic.


Our qualified, experienced dispensing opticians have expertise in dispensing a wide array of lenses with prices to suit any pocket. From budget to top of the range, freeform varifocals with the latest coatings or photochromic options, we can decide what lenses are best for you and your lifestyle. Your spectacles require skilled dispensing, therefore we ensure that dispensing of all our lenses and frames is always overseen by qualified staff.