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Meet the Team!

Our friendly and experienced team who offer a caring and professional service to all of our patients. We love our jobs, our positions and the way of how Opticians is a mixture of medical, fashion, and business. We all keep up-to-date with the latest developments within Optics which include attending various Optician trades shows each year!

You are committed to us, we are committed to you.

 

 

 

Ray

Ray

Director

Ray Sultana is our Dispensing Manager who joined us at the start of 2013 having previously worked at three leading independent Opticians in Spitalfields London, Blackheath and Romford & Upminster, Essex.

Ray brings a wealth of dispensing and managerial experience with him to our practice. He is incredibly organised ensuring everything runs smoothly so your experience with us is enjoyable.  Whether you are looking for something subtle or something bold, something basic or even a traditional Saville Row rolled gold frame, Ray is confident he can find the perfect frame for every personality and budget.

He ensures we have the largest range and most recent fashions available in practice – he won’t let you walk out with a frame that does not suit you.

Ray also has a vast knowledge of lens types to ensure you get the best possible vision from the glasses for your money, and can also advise on contact lens care and handling.

If you have any queries then please contact Ray on 01245 461 843 or email ray@chelmervillageopticians.co.uk

 

Cherise

Cherise

Dispensing Optician

Cherise Brenner FBDO is our Dispensing Optician. She recently joined our team to help run our busy clinics.

She is experienced in working with one of the larger independent optical chains and has managerial experience.

Highly knowledgeable in working with a wide variety of lens designs.

She is a conscientious individual who is determined to find the right option whether it be glasses or contact lenses to suit each individuals lifestyle and needs.

If you would like to arrange a dispensing consultation or glasses adjustment appointment then please contact the practice on 01245 461 843.

 

Crystal

Crystal

Optometrist

Crystal Mitchell (nèe Cole) BSc MCOptom is our resident Optometrist & Dispensing Optician who joined us part way through March 2014.

Qualified from City University in 2006, and passed her professional exams with the College of Optometrists in 2007. She has since gained her City and Guids qualification in diabetic eye screening.

Crystal has previously worked at two leading independent Optician practices in Romford & Upminster in Essex, where she provided diabetic screening along with thorough eye examinations and contact lens assessments.

Crystal is registered with:

General Optical Council (GOC)

Association of Optometrists (AOP)

National Health Services (NHS)

She runs our children’s eye clinic and will give specialist advice and support for you and your child.

She has previously undertaken voluntary clinical work in Uganada for a Vision charity.

Crystal has also passed her exams on Orthokertaology which is an alternative method to correct short-sightedness in adults or to help prevent myopic progression in children.

 

Jane

Jane

Optometrist

Jane O’Connell BOptom is our Optometrist who qualified in 1993 in New Zealand.

She completed her overseas qualifing exams to perform eye sight examinations when she moved to the UK in 1997. She is amazing with kids and a superb contact lens fitter!

Jane is registered and a member of:

General Optical Council (GOC)

Association of Optometrists (AOP)

National Health Services (NHS)

She was based at a prestige independent in Fleet Street, London for 5 years.

She has also carried out two charity trips to Samoa and Gambia.

If you would like to arrange an appointment with Jane, then please contact the practice on 01245 461 843

 

Sadia

Sadia

Optometrist

Sadia Gul BSc is our Optometrist.

Sadia is registered and a member of:

General Optical Council (GOC)

Association of Optometrists (AOP)

National Health Services (NHS)

 

She has worked over Essex and even Scotland!

If you would like to arrange an appointment with Sadia , then please contact the practice on 01245 461 843.

 

Vik

Vik

Senior Optometrist

Vik Juggessur BSc is our resident Optometrist.

He is a member of:-

General Optical Council (GOC)

Association of Optometrists (AOP)

National Health Services (NHS)

Vik’s optical training and experience involved working in high street practice and independent practice.
Vik is friendly and approachable, as well as knowledgeable. He is happy to answer any questions you have regarding the health of your eyes or what lens or frame is best suited to your prescription.

Vik has extensive training in contact lenses, ocular abnormalities, vision correction and specialises in orthokeratology – a form of overnight vision correction for low-moderate short-sighted patients.

Colour Overlay & visual stress assessments are another great  strength from Vik!

If you would like to dicuss your contact lenses or understand further regarding your prescription then please contact Vik on 01245 461 843 or emailvik@chelmervillageopticians.co.uk

Maninder

Maninder

Optometrist

Maninder is one of our lady optometrist who joined the team in 2008!

Maninder is registered and a member of:

General Optical Council (GOC)

Association of Optometrists (AOP)

National Health Services (NHS)

Lesley-Ann

Lesley-Ann

Dispensing Optician

Lesley-Ann FBDO R is one of our Dispensing Opticians who has been in the industry for over 25 years.

Her wealth of experience with varifocals is simply amazing!  She specialises in paediatric dispensing, visual tracking & Dyslexia.

She is currently enhancing her knowledge regarding low vision aids to enable those with low vision to see objects, words, more easily. Lesley is currently working with Ray to develop a low vision clinic.

Zoë

Zoë

Optical Receptionist

Zoë is our Optical Receptionist who has an extremely efficient manner and organisation skills.

She has a wealth of corporate reception management experience, working closely with all other team members to make the clinic run as smoothly as possible.

She is happy to assist with any queries you have, booking your appointments and general assistance you may need.

Amina

Amina

Optical Assistant

Amina is our charming young lady, who joined the team to help assist the reception team and our team of dispensing staff.
Patrick

Patrick

Hearing Aid Dispenser

Patrick O’Brien FDSc MSHAA is our hearing aid dispenser who has been in the hearing industry for many years and is registered with the health and care professions council – (Hcpc).

Experienced with all types of hearing loss and hearing aids.

He is a member of British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA).