Ceremony on 2 December 2021 at Grosvenor House Hotel, London,

Shortlist for Optician Awards 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 shortlist!

Social Media Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:


Bowen Opticians
Miller and McClure Opticians
Samantha Hague Optometry
Station Road Opticians
Urquhart Opticians

Optometrist of the Year

Sponsored by:


Robert Longhurst, Robert Longhurst Optometrist 
Dr Rohit Narayan, Anstee & Proctor
Ceri Probert, Probert & Williams Eye Care
Rebecca Rietdyke, Johnson and Leatherbarrow Opticians
Nizz Sabir, Sutherland Opticians

Dispensing Optician of the Year


Lesley Collins, Rae & Rae Opticians
Richard Spencer, David Burghardt Vision Care
Kim Walker, Allegro Optical
Zoe Witham, Style Optique

Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year

Sponsored by:


Iain Johnson, Johnson and Leatherbarrow Opticians
Jon Whittle, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Bhavin Shah, Central Vision Opticians

Optical Assistant Team of the Year


Andrew & Rogers Optometrists
Barnham Opticians
Boots Opticians New Milton
David Burghardt Vision Care
Specsavers Bicester

Enhanced Optical Service Award

Sponsored by:


Cardiff and Vale Health Board 
Parley Optometrists
Probert & Williams Eye Care
Rifkind and Brophy Optometrists
Specsavers Swansea

Optical Supplier of the Year


Eyewear Styling Academy
Millmead Optical Group
Morris & Co specialist ophthalmic accountants
Positive Impact
Practice Building
Spec-Care Ltd

Frame Supplier of the Year ***NEW***


Cambridge Spectacle Company
Eyespace
Millmead Optical Group

Lens Supplier of the Year ***NEW***


Carl Zeiss Vision UK
HOYA Lens UK
Jai Kudo Lenses

Contact Lens Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:


Andrew & Rogers Optometrists
Specsavers Cramlington
Specsavers Keighley
Vision Express Sunderland Roker

Fashion Practice of the Year


Andrew & Rogers Optometrists
Mika & Me
Observatory The Opticians
Park Vision
Rae & Rae Opticians
Style Optique

Independent Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:


Barnham Opticians
Davies and Jones Optometrists
Park Vision
Rifkind and Brophy Optometrists
Samantha Hague Optometry
Tompkins Knight and Son Optometrists
Webb, Lucas & Stubbs Optometrists

Multiple Practice of the Year


Boots Opticians New Milton
Specsavers Bicester
Specsavers Opticians Oakham
Specsavers Sutton-in-Ashfield

Sustainability Award ***NEW***


Bird Eyewear
Eyespace
Menicon 
Millmead Optical Group
Waterhaul

Technology Practice of the Year


Martin Smith Opticians
Parley Optometrists
Radlett Opticians
Safarian and Simon Opticians
Samantha Hague Optometry

Contact Lens Supplier of the Year ***NEW***


Alcon
Bausch + Lomb UK
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Menicon Limited

Technology Supplier of the Year ***NEW***


Advanced Ophthalmic Systems
Heidelberg Engineering
Locumotive app
Mainline Instruments
Spec-Care

COVID Heroes Award ***NEW***

Sponsored by:


Individual Award

Jayne Abel, Eyespace
Raj Gill, Specsavers Keighley
Stephanie Littlewood, Wessex Optical
Paul Ratcliffe, OutsideClinic
Joshua Smith, Sheffield NHS
Drew Thompson, Thompson & Hardwick Optometrists

Team Award

Aristone Optical
Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists, Harrogate
Nixon & Shaw Opticians
Optimum Vision Clinic
St Paul’s Optometry Department, Liverpool
Specsavers Northampton
Specsavers Porthcawl