Ceremony on 6 December 2023 at The Hilton, Park Lane, London,

2023 Shortlist

Congratulations to all those who have made the shortlist for the Optician Awards 2023!

Domiciliary Award **NEW CATEGORY**

Connect Eyecare

Derby1 Domiciliary Specsavers

Newcastle2 Home Visits



Raymond White, Optometrist

Clinical Leader of the Future Award **NEW CATEGORY**

Sponsored by:

Kishan Devraj, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Esha Dutta, Vision Express

Krupa Mistry, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Contact Lens Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:

Camden Contact Lens Centre

Maskell + Josephson

Park Vision

Specsavers, Derby

Specsavers, Keighley

Technology Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:

Buchanan Optometrists

Harrison Coley Opticians

Maskell + Josephson

Orr & Simpson Eye Care

Safarian and Simon Opticians

Multiple Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:

Boots Opticians, Congleton

Specsavers, Bingley

Specsavers, Northampton

Specsavers, Weedon Road

Vision Express, Swiss Cottage

Independent Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:

Buchanan Optometrists

Davies & Jones Optometrists

Mr Jinkinsons

Pearce and Blackmore Opticians

Wood Street Opticians

Fashion Practice of the Year

Sponsored by:

Albert Road Opticians

Dickens Eye Clinic

Dipple & Conway Opticians

Norma Davies Opticians

The Optical Gallery

Rachel Murray Eyecare

The Lens Award

Carl Zeiss Vision


Shamir, UK

Younger Optics Europe

The Frame Award

Continental Eyewear (Part of Millmead Optical Group)

Eyespace Eyewear


The Contact Lens Award



The Technology Award

Blueworks OIMS, UK

Harrison Coley Opticians

Mainline Instruments



Rodenstock, UK

Optical Supplier Award

Optimum Coatings Rx Lens Specialists

Optoplast (Part of Millmead Optical Group)

Practice Building

Seiko Optical, UK

The Myopia Management Award

Sponsored by:

Iain Johnson, Johnson and Leatherbarrow Opticians

Deven Lakhani, Hammond Opticians

Craig McArthur, Peter Ivins Eye Care

Keyur Patel, Tompkins Knight & Son Optometrists

Bhavin Shah, Central Vision Opticians

Alex Smith, Michael Offord Optometrist

Social Media Practice of the Year

Loxley Opticians & Eyewear Experts

Pearce & Blackmore Opticians

Yorkshire Eyewear

Optical Assistant Team of the Year

Sponsored by:

Allegro Optical

David Burghardt Vision Care

Rach Optometrists

Saffron Eyecare

Specsavers, Hucknall

Yorkshire Eyewear

Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year

Sponsored by:

Rebecca Donnelly, Lynne Fernandes Optometrists

Marc Drake, Osmond Drake Opticians

Nicola Hughes, Specsavers Macclesfield

Rebecca Rietdyke, Johnson and Leatherbarrow Opticians

Dispensing Optician of the Year

Paul Davies, Nicklins Opticians

Scott O'Neill, Doctor Oculus

Helena Stengel, Anstee & Proctor Opticians

Gill Thorp, Airedale Opticians

Lisa Whittaker, Eyes on the Moor

Optometrist of the Year

Sponsored by:

Lloyd Griffiths, Lloyd Griffiths Eyecare

Mohammed Hafejee, Airedale Opticians

Elaine Hawthorn, Specsavers Opticians, Stranraer

Michael Offord, Michael Offord Optometrist

Dr Martin Smith, Martin Smith Opticians

Sheena Tanna-Shah, Inspiring Success/Vision Express