Andrew Care Opticians are a friendly independent partnership based on the South Coast of Dorset, established in 1986, we have been trading for over 20 years providing professional and affordableeyecare. Our on-site optical workshops give us the ability to ensure your new glasses are usually ready the same day. We keep stock contact lenses & contact lens solution, also a great range of flexible, budget and designer frames at surprisingly reasonable prices.
Our philosophy is that the visual system is of prime importance to everybody. If we accept that 30% of our brain cortex is taken up with visual processing, when there are problems with visualperception this can have a major effect on people's lives, as more of their cortex is.
Housed in a building that contains the stones of a castle built in the eleventh century, you'll find one of the UK's leading vision centres and professional opticians. Ground-breaking research fromShaylers Vision Centre recently led to optometrist Geoff Shayler receiving a top award in America in recognition of his work. But it's not just research you'll find here.
As an independent opticians operating out of our base in Poole since 1984, it brings us great pride to carry a comprehensive range of designer glasses and budget spectacles ensuring we have theproducts to cater for all budgets. Our optical technicians are fully committed to providing a quality of service second to none, ensuring that our customers are comfortable during their eye tests and satisfied with the glasses and contact lenses that we supply.
Underwood Eyecare, formerly known as Perry Opticians, are leading eyecare specialists in Bournemouth, Parkstone & Poole. As well as standard optician's services and an extensive range of glasses, weoffer specialist treatments. Our principle optician Ian Underwood, is fully trained in sports vision and has worked with leading sports personalities. With his extensive sports vision experience Ian has performed visual assessments on Olympic athletes through a British Olympic Association scheme.
We offer a wide range of special services and great products, along with a warm and friendly welcome. Being independent is a real advantage, because we can offer you a broader choice than many otherhigh street chains. We set ourselves high standards in terms of customer service, and many of our new customers come to us on recommendation. Our strength is in providing excellent independent advice, making the whole selection process easy and stress free.
Craig graduated from the Witwatersrand School of Optometry in Johannesburg South Africa. He then completed his UK registration as well as postgraduate certification through the New England College ofOptometry in the USA. Before entering into his current comprehensive eye care practice, Craig has served as a staff Optometrist at Baragwanath teaching hospital in South Africa as well as Clinical Director of a group of optical practices spread throughout southern Africa.
Barnabys Opticians of Bournemouth and Poole is one of the most established Bournemouth Opticians. For over 39 years, Barnabys has been managed by David Barnaby F.B.D.O., a fully qualified dispensingoptician and contact lens consultant. We combine the highest standards of professional eyecare and service with the most exciting designer collections of designer eyewear in the world including J.F. REY, DOLCE & GABBANA, PRADA and ITALIA INDEPENDENT.
Homecare Community Opticians have now joined together with Complete Community Care home visiting Opticians to continue to provide you with the highest quality eye care services direct to your ownhome. Andrew Bassford BSc(Hons)MCOptom is now the Optician at Home Care. Andrew graduated from the Vision Sciences department at Aston University with an honours degree in 1994. Following graduation he spent 3 years working at various independent practices in the Midlands before emigrating to Jamaica.
Our role as qualified professional Optometrists is first and foremost to ensure that your eyes are healthy. We will use sophisticated instrumentation to examine your eyes and give you peace of mindthat all is well. We will carefully examine your eyes on an instrument called a slit lamp, and, when appropriate, perform visual field screening and eye pressure measurement to screen for glaucoma.