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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.

Optical Express Ambassadors: Neil

Neil joined us 8 years ago and has worked his way through the ranks, now managing Optical Express's Sheffield clinic.

What’s involved in the Independent Prescribing course?

If you’ve ever considered taking the steps to gain your own IP qualification, you may be wondering what’s really involved. Some of our optometrists talk about what to expect from the course.

5 Benefits of Studying for the Independent Prescribing Qualification

The course enables optometrists to clinically assess and diagnose patients and prescribe where necessary.

Optical Express reveals brand new clinic in Uxbridge

New modern Uxbridge clinic offers first class facilities

My Wonderful Optical Express Journey So Far by Shirley-Anne

Shirley-Anne joined our bustling recruitment team last February, and hasn’t looked back.

3 interview tips that will help you land your dream job

Job interviews remain one of life’s anxiety-ridden events. Much of the interview advice that’s available on the internet is common sense, so what else could you do to set yourself apart from the rest and get the job?

Nurse Liz celebrates her spec-tacular career with Optical Express

As we celebrate International Nurses Day, Optical Express nurse Liz tells us about her career

Claire, Optometrist, Meadowhall

Optical Express funds the Independent Prescribing (IP) course in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University as part of its investment in ongoing development for its optometrists. Here, Claire from our Meadowhall clinic tells us about her experience of IP so far and how she feels it’ll help her optometry career.

Patient Co-management

Benefits for you, and benefits for your patients

NHS cataract surgery at Optical Express

How the UK & Ireland's leading refractive provider is helping reduce waiting lists

IOL Master at Optical Express

Significant investment has been made in technology, with the aim being to make further improvements in patient visual outcomes at Optical Express. It includes the introduction of the outstanding IOL Master 700 from ZEISS