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Cardiff Opticians, Chalmers are your local, independent, family run practice based in Roath for over 60 years and now one of the leading optical practices in South Wales

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Ultra-widefield retinal imaging

Chalmers offers the OPTOMAP as an important part of your eye exams. The Optomap produces an image that is unique and provides us with a high-resolution 200 degree image in order to ascertain the health of your retina. This is much wider than a traditional 45 degree image.

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A 3D scan of the layers of the retina for an in depth look at retinal health

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Wide selection of Frames available

We have a reputation in Cardiff for stocking a huge range of frames and having specialist staff who can help you find the perfect frame for you.

Pop in to our store today to take a look for yourself

Contact Lenses available at affordable rates from Cardiff Opticians, Chalmers

Your contact lens specialist

Our Opticians can help you through the process of choosing the correct lenses for you. You can even benefit from a complimentary trial of contact lenses so you’ll be sure that lenses are right for you.

Book an appointment today to speak to our contact lens specialists.

Customer Area

Discover our range of services, book your next appointment or order new lenses all from one dedicated customer area.

Eye Health

The health of your eyes is vital and something that we take very seriously at Chalmers. Book an appointment if you have any questions about your sight.

Eye Plan

Eyeplan is a comprehensive eyecare package specially designed to provide you with access to the very best eyecare at a readily affordable price.

Book Appointment

If you have any questions about your eyesight, want to get an eye test or nlooking to try out contact lenses, just click below to book an appointment with our staff.

How to find us

Chalmers Opticians

Cardiff Opticians, Chalmers have a store on Albany Road in Roath


Our Address: 36 Albany Road, Cardiff CF24 3RQ
Cardiff Opticians, Chalmers have a store on Albany Road in Roath

Address: 36 Albany Road, Cardiff, CF24 3RQ

We are located in Roath, a suburb of Cardiff, Wales, UK

Albany Road is a busy secondary shopping location approximately one mile from the main City Centre.

Our amended hours at the moment are 9.00-17.00 Mon-Fri and 9.00-13.00 on Sat.

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Why we are different

As a valued customer you will benefit from our specialist knowledge in all areas of eyecare and our investment in leading edge technology and specialist equipment for eye examinations in visual field assessment and Fundus photography.

We have our own optical laboratory on-site to provide a fast efficient service for you and all our patients.

We are sure that you will find your visit is both pleasant and successful and we are committed to giving you a unsurpassed level of care. 

From Our Customers
Our customers have said some wonderful things about our service over the 60 years. Here’s just a sample…
“The satisfaction of the attention to detail in the complete eye examination of your eyes and the caring of all staff with an excellent choice of glasses makes us want to give 10 out of 10”
Mr & Mrs B. Hobbs

“Chalmers are the only people I will trust with my eyesight.”
Tony Williams

“Fantastic eye test with Dan and everything expalained so well.Lovely reception staff and very friendly service from Natalie when dispensing my glasses. ”
K.Lloyd - Cardiff

“The whole team are always so welcoming and Ian always remembers me and looks after my eyes. ”
Peter Small

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