We provide many services for our customers at Gilna Opticians as we have listed below, but if you had any further queries then please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive diagnostic instrument that is used for capturing images of the Retina.
Contact lense teaching/ fitting
If youre thinking of trying contact lenses we offer a contact lense fitting and teaching service, to make sure you feel the most comfortable while wearing them.
We now specialize in tailor made artificial eyes.
The process includes taking an impression of your eye socket that will maximise the comfort of the prosthesis and will make it easier for you to adapt.
Daniela Giacosa is our Dispensing Optician & Ocularist. Daniela graduated as a Dispensing Optician in Argentina before registering with CORU and The Irish Association of Dispensing opticians in 2011.
She began her training as an Ocularist in Manchester in 2008 and has been practising in Ireland since 2013, even giving lectures in DIT for The irish Association of Dispensing Opticians.
Daniela’s office is based in our Thomas St Branch in Dublin 8, just a 15 minute walk from Heuston Station.
For Enquiries, please contact Daniela directly on
01-791-8891 Monday’s & Tuesday’s or send her an email at [email protected]
If you are an existing Client of Daniela, we have atattched below a step-by-step guide for insertion, removal and general care of your artificial eye.
We also offer a repair service for your frames. wether its replacing a screw or just re-adjusting the frame to sit comfortably on your face, we focus on doing the most for our customers.
Colour Vision Test
This colour vision test, known as the Ishahara test, makes numbers out of dots that are a different colour than the dots surrounding them.
VDU reports – Group 1 & 2
The NDLS requires an eye test for a Driving License report (form D502) when applying for a new license. we provide both Group 1 & Group 2 reports.
Thomas St. Branch