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Gillian Sheard Opticians is an established independent practice with a reputation for providing top quality eyecare and products. Our friendly, local staff have a wealth of knowledge in the optical industry.  We will use state of the art technology to tailor our eye examinations to your individual needs. We offer a wide variety of frames and lenses to suit all tastes and budgets from NHS frames to individually handcrafted pieces to cater for the most discerning tastes.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

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Complete Optical Services

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Contact Lens Examination

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Urgent Care

 
Welcome to MySight at Gillian Sheard Opticians, our online patient portal allows you to book new appointments, manage existing appointments, view the status of any recent orders, view the clinical images from your examinations and check your latest prescriptions.
 
If you would like any assistance with our MySight portal then please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Our Friendly Staff

Nick Skillicorn 
Director

Elaine Parkinson 
Receptionist

Joanne Marsh 
Optical Assistant

Nick Skillicorn
Nick Skillicorn

Nick took over the practice 4 years ago. He is local to the island and is a qualified Dispensing Optician, Contact Lens Optician and Optometrist who has spent 20 years in the Optics industry.

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Jo Rowe
Jo Rowe

Jo is new to the practice, but not to optics. She is an experienced dispenser of spectacles and is equally happy manufacturing glasses in the lab and carrying out spectacle repairs.

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Elaine Parkinson
Elaine Parkinson

Elaine is part of the two-person team running the reception department of the practice. This department is the centre point of the practice. Elaine has been with the practice for several years.

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Sarah Woodworth
Sarah Woodworth

Sarah has been in optics for many years and as such comes with a wealth of information. This comes across in the thorough, detailed tests she carries out every day. Sarah is a keen baker in her spare time and is well known for testing her latest creations out on her colleagues.

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Sarah Woodworth
Optometrist

Tracy Young 
Dispensing Optician

Val Craine 
Practice Manager

Val Craine
Val Craine

Val is the practice manager and is also a qualified Optical Assistant. This is the second time Val has worked for the company and brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice.

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Tracy Young
Tracy Young

Tracy is the practice’s resident Dispensing Optician who has worked for the company and within optics for a long time, building up a large amount of knowledge on the dispensing, supply and repair of spectacles.

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Karen Sertin
Karen Sertin

Karen has been in optics now for a number of years and is a very experienced dispensing optician who is able to help when choosing from a large range of frames and spectacle lenses. In her spare time Karen is an accomplished guitar player.

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Karen Sertin 
Dispensing Optician

 
 
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