Meet the Team!
Ravi Sohal – Optometrist
Ravi Sohal is our resident Optometrist. He graduated from the University of Cardiff in 2001, and was awarded the title MCOptom by the College of Optometrist in 2002. He is registered with the General Optical Council (GOC), the Association of Optometrist (AOP), the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) and the National Health Service (NHS).
Ravi’s training and experience involved working in general practice and within the NHS hospital eye service. He received extensive training in contact lenses, ocular disease and vision correction.
In 2003 Ravi joined the practice on a part-time basis, when the owners retired in 2007 he took over as lead practitioner. Ever since Ravi’s ownership the practice has undergone extensive modernisation. There has been a significant investment in technology and continues to do so. We have implemented the latest digital imaging equipment, computerised test charts and visual field equipment.
Annupe Tawana – Optometrist
Annupe is our part-time Optometrist. She graduated from Aston University in 1993 and was awarded the title MCOptom BSc by the College of Optometrists in 1994. She is registered with the General Optical Council (GOC), the Association of Optometrists (AOP) and the National Health Service (NHS). She has worked in the hospital eye service as well as in general practice.
Annupe has been with us since 2008 and has a caring and professional approach to patients. She always puts patients at ease, is very friendly and ensures every patient is well looked after.
Veena – Practice Manager
Veena is our Practice Manager and has over 10 years of management experience. She is a bright, bubbly person and an excellent organiser. Veena also has considerable experience in helping people to choose the right spectacles to suit them. Veena is currently on Maternity leave however she pops in very regularly with the buggy and baby of course.
Suzy – Dispensing Optician
Suzy is our experienced Dispensing Optician who qualified in 1980 and joined the practice in 2002. It is her job to interpret optical prescriptions written by our optometrist and offer advice to patients on lens types, spectacle frames and styling. Suzy takes pride in her work, particularly in introducing new frame collections ensuring we always offer a wide variety of brands and styles to suit our varied patient base. She enjoys all aspects of her role, especially helping our patients find the perfect frames to fit into their lifestyles.
Sue – Optical Receptionist
Sue is our Optical Receptionist became part of the team in 2003. She works on a part time basis and is responsible for running the busy reception desk.
Catherine – Optical Assistant
Catherine is an Optometrist from Australia who assists us with dispensing and administrative duties. When she is not travelling the UK and Europe, Catherine enjoys helping patients choose frame styles suited to their personalities and providing dispensing advice from a clinical perspective.