OPTOMETRISTS

  • Mr Anthony Josephson
    Mr Anthony Josephson Optometrist

    Anthony joined the practice at the start of 2013. He holds a ‘Master of Optometry’ degree from Manchester University. He is very enthusiastic, and passionate about diagnostic technology designed to help detect and diagnose conditions sooner. In May 2017 Anthony took over the ownership of the business from Ross Maskell.

  • Benjamin Ayliffe
    Benjamin Ayliffe Optometrist

    Benjamin Ayliffe has been with us since June 2017. He graduated with a first class masters degree from the university of Manchester and is currently undertaking post graduate courses in both independent prescribing and medical retina.

DISPENSING OPTICIANS

Kelly Keenan BA(Hons), MA, FBDO

Kelly has been a part of the team here since 2006. She is a qualified dispensing optician and has a Masters degree.

Kenji

Kenji joined the team in mid-2014. He has been dispensing spectacles since the early 1990s. Kenji also has a very artistic flair and is responsible for most of our impressive window-displays that you can see in the practice.

Megan Brown BA(Hons)

Megan joined the team in 2014 an is fully trained for all the pre-screening and supplementary clinical tests. In 2018 she qualified as a dispensing optician.

CLINICAL ASSISTANTS

All of our clinical assistants are fully trained to pre-screen our patients, before their appointments with our optometrists. This includes retinal imaging, Optomap imaging and OCT imaging.

Jane Hadfield

Jane joined the team in 2016, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge from previous roles. Since then Jane has been trained in all aspects of pre-screening, supporting the current clinical assistants and the optometrists.

Megan Adams

Megan joined the team late in 2017 and whilst trained in clinical screening will mainly be found as the personal assistant in clinic to Mr Josephson.

Hannah Branson

Hannah joined the practice late in 2018. She will mainly be found in the consulting rooms as the personal assistant to Mr Ayliffe. She is, however, fully trained in clinical screening and often supports the clinics doing that.

Lauren Simpson

Lauren joined the practice early in 2019. She is trained for clinical screening in addition to all the duties found around the busy reception area of the practice.

ADMINISTRATION

Paula Wilson

Paula is responsible for managing all the financial aspects of the business including invoicing, paying suppliers, VAT and management accounts.