In safe hands

Athlone Optical was formed in 1984 as a provider of prescription safety eyewear and glazing services.

Over the years we have continued to develop all aspects of our business. We model the business on ISO:9001 Quality management systems, which ensures we continually monitor and improve our service to keep in line with advances in Technology and our widening customer bases needs.

In 2013 to mark the upcoming 30th anniversary of Athlone Optical, Issential Optics was formed.

Issential Optics is one of the most exciting developments for eyecare professionals in recent years. It is a new supplier partnership. Bringing together the world's leading lens manufacturers, suppliers and service providers and offers a great opportunity for Independent Opticians in today's market.


A true one stop shop

Issential Optics, Athlone are able to cater to the needs of every Independent practice throughout Ireland due to the huge variety of products that we have available.

We can offer lenses in both cut and uncuts and have a fantastic glazing team and state of the art edging equipment which ensures superior quality on even the most complex glazing jobs like wraps and rimless.

Our ranges of complete frame and lens packages, both ophthalmic and sun, provide practices with the opportunity to receive a complete set of glazed spectacles, quickly, easily and to a consistently exceptional standard.

If you are an Independent Optical Practice and would like more information on the products and services that we offer, please get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to help."


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