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Wonderful Technology Leading to Wonderful Outcomes

Thanks to Optical Express's partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision and Carl Zeiss, world leaders in optical technology, our optometrists can measure 25 times more accurately than in a typical prescription to deliver world class levels of clinical care.

My Optometry Career – Colin, Clinical Services Manager

Colin , Clinical Services Manager at Optical Express details his 20 years of optometry experience.

My Optometry Career – Claire, Optometry Development Manager

Claire has been with Optical Express for 12 years. Here she details her journey from Optical Assistant to Optometry Development Manager

Exploring the eye with Cirrus HD-OC

Optical Coherence Tomography is an important diagnostic scan which supports the care of many patients seen in routine and refractive/cataract surgery clinics today

Here’s what to expect when you join Optical Express

Beginning a new job doesn't have to make you nervous. We spoke to Optometrist Sophie about her first few weeks at Optical Express, the leading refractive surgery provider in the UK and Ireland.

Optical Express joins leading scientists to raise funds for dementia research

The company is a key supporter of Sir Jackie Stewart’s charity Race Against Dementia.

Looking to take your career in a new direction? Refractive optometry could the answer.

Job satisfaction. What does it mean to you? More and more optometrists are tiring of the routine sight test/glasses/contact lenses merry-go-round, and are looking for something more.

Life as an Ophthalmic Surgeon

Experienced ophthalmic surgeon Dr Amir Mani relishes his role at Optical Express, the UK's leading refractive surgery provider

My wonderful Optical Express Journey by Stuart

Stuart started with the business 16 years ago as a call centre operator and has progressed to Surgery Operations Manager

My Career – Derrick, IOL Clinical Development Director

IOL Clinical Development Director Derrick had no inkling as to how varied his career in optometry would be when he first started at Optical Express, almost 20 years ago. We talk to him about his optometry career path.

A day in the life of a Recruitment Specialist

Read Marc’s story to find out he helps people take the next step on their career ladder.

Jean, Patient Advisor, Newcastle

Jean’s Optical Express career spans 17 years. Since the day she started in the business, she has wholeheartedly embraced the role of Patient Advisor - a role that she continues to carry out today.

Day in the life of a manager

Neil has been at Optical Express for 8 years, working his way up from optical advisor to manager at the company’s large clinic in Meadowhall, Sheffield. We spoke to Neil about his management style and how he helps shape performance in his location.

Spotlight on our Glasgow SVS clinic

Situated in a stunning, B-listed building in the heart of Glasgow, our St Vincent Street (SVS) location is a flagship clinic of Optical Express.

Day in the life of a Patient Advisor

Our patient advisors are the friendly face of our clinics, and it’s a role that comes with heaps of variety day to day

Ambassador Update: William

William joined Optical Express seven years ago as an Outbound Team Leader, helping the business to achieve its goal to be the leader in eye care that it is today.

My Wonderful Optical Express Journey So Far by Iona

Iona joined Optical Express as a graduate, working her way up the ladder in our Recruitment team.

Day in the life of an optometrist

Carrying out eye tests on our patients isn’t the only task our optometrists undertake; often the role is much more varied.

“I feel more confident in managing eye conditions now I have my Independent Prescribing qualification.”

Clinical Services Manger Judy’s already reaping the rewards of gaining her IP

A huge h-IP h-IP hooray to our Optometrists!

We're delighted to announce that the latest group of Optical Express optometrists have passed their Independent Prescribing qualification.