Meet our team in Bournemouth

Each team member is highly qualified and trained to detect a wide range of eye conditions while also delivering a high level of service.

Our pledge is to do everything we can to be friendly, professional and make your visit completely stress free. 

Most senior team members have over 20 years of experience working in optics and are skilled at listening carefully to your concerns.

All professional team members undertake regular training to stay up-to-date with developments in the field.

They also mentor younger staff, giving us a dynamic and expanding team with lots of fresh ideas. In addition, we are always looking at new products and new technology, giving you the most up-to-date eye care experience.

Every team member shares our compassionate customer care values.

Optometrist - Louise (MCOptom)

Louise qualified as an Optometrist in 1999, and joined the Kelly Eyecare team in 2007.Louise works in the Winton branch and is registered for both the community Glaucoma Monitoring scheme and the Cataract post op assessment programme.She enjoys contact lens fitting in addition to carrying out eye examinations.Louise is professional yet down to earth and is greatly appreciated by customer’s and staff alike.

Optometrist - Carrie (MCOptom)

Carrie qualified as an Optometrist in 1997. She joined Kelly Eyecare in 2011 and now works a couple of days a month covering our Winton branch. Carrie is also registered to provide glaucoma management. Carrie is an excellent communicator and listens carefully to customers requirements. She has a professional and organised approach to her work and this makes her a popular and valuable member of the team.

Optometrist - Sam (MCOptom)

Sam is a qualified optometrist with over 20 yrs experience, bringing a vast array of expertise to Kelly Eyecare, including being registered on the Glaucoma screening programmes. Sam works as a locum optometrist in our Winton branch and prides himself in being friendly, highly professional and caring for each patient’s individual requirements.

Optometrist - Sarah (MCOptom)

Sarah has worked in optics for 25 years, having first qualified as a dispensing optician in 1993. She then studied to become a contact lens optician before becoming an optometrist in 2012. Sarah is a friendly, caring and highly professional team member with excellent customer relations skills.

Dispensing Optician - Andy (FBDO)

Andy qualified as a dispensing optician in 1987 and has over 30 years of experience in retail optics. He joined us in 2008 and is the manager and dispensing optician at our Winton practice. Andy is known for his high level of care and patience. His technical skills, along with his meticulous approach, means customers get the very best possible eyewear fitting. As a passionate AFC Bournemouth supporter, Andy can often be heard discussing the fortunes of the club!

Dispensing Optician Bsc (Hons) FBDO - Stephanie 

Stephanie has worked in optics for 11 years and qualified in 2013.  Having recently left a high street multiple chain Stephanie is now enjoying the vast selection of stunning frames available to customers in the Kelly Eyecare stores and, as a trained frame stylist, brings with her a passion for beautiful colours and lovely frame shapes.

Away from work Stephanie enjoys weekends away, the theatre and country walks with her border collie dog Digby.

Pop in and meet Stephanie who will be on hand to give you advice on well fitting frames and good quality lenses to suit both your individual look lifestyle.

Dispenser - Nick

Nick started his career as a technician and has since taken on a dispensing role. He works across all our practices, sharing the benefit of his knowledge and experience in optics. Nick’s technical abilities give him a distinct edge and often mean that we can repair items on site rather than sending them away. His kind and caring manner makes him a much-valued member of the team.

Optical Assistant and Receptionist - Barbara

Barbara has a wealth of experience in optics and has worked at our Winton practice since it opened in 2005. She has had a major influence on the development of the business into the successful and vibrant branch it is today. Barbara is a friendly, caring person. She is also a talented frame stylist.

Optical Assistant - Gemma

Gemma has been a valuable member of the Bournemouth team since September 2017. Always friendly and helpful, Gemma has well over 10 years experience working as an Optical Assistant. She has a real talent for advising on which frames look best, something that is greatly appreciated by our customers.
In addition to working in our busy Bournemouth store, Gemma is also currently studying to achieve the level 3 qualification in optical support.
Away from work, Gemma enjoys walking and going on camping trips with her young family.

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Brockenhurst             01590 623 297

Parkstone                   01202 733611

Ringwood                   01425 478 545

Winton                        01202 510102