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Your Local Opticians

We are 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.

Makerfield Eye Centre Waiting Area

Our Friendly Staff

Idris Umarji Optometrist

idris umarji


Idris joined the team in 2018 as an Optometrist, having previously worked with us on numerous occasions. He brings over 10 years of experience and knowledge to the practice, offering all his patients the best possible eyecare. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, regularly attends the gym and loves all things football.

idris umarji


Charlotte tomlinson

Dispensing Optician

Charlotte has been with us since 2000 and qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 2017. She is the perfect person to ensure all our patients are given the best lens options, tailored to their lifestyle. Charlotte and her husband have two young children who keep them on their toes.

charlotte tomlinson

Dispensing Optician


Apprentice Optical Assistant

Sam joined the team in 2018 as our first Apprentice Optical Assistant. As the youngest team member, she brings lots of energy and enthusiasm with her.  She is proving to be a fast learner and brilliant with our younger clientele. In her spare time Sam enjoys travelling and socialising.


Optical Assistant

Dhiren Patel

Dispensing Optician

Dhiren is on hand to assist with finding the perfect pair of frames and sunglasses for you. With a wealth of experience in patient care, customer service, frame styling and adjustment as well as spectacle lens consultation and dispensing, Dhiren will help you leave the practice looking good and feeling great.

Dhiren PATEL

Dispensing Optician

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