Bristol Opticians Lunar Optical Wins National Award

L-R Julia Hartley Brewer, Lynne Skyrme from VSP, Lunar OpticalLunar Optical has been announced the winner of a prestigious national award in recognition of its services to optics.

Run by the Association of Optometrists (AOP) and sponsored by CooperVision, the awards recognise the highest levels of achievement in UK optics.

Bristol-based Lunar Optical was named the winner in the ‘Young Practice of the Year’ category during an awards ceremony in Birmingham. Sponsored by VSP, the award recognises a practice which has demonstrated drive and flair in establishing, growing and retaining a strong customer base.

Lunar OpticalLunar Optical was established by dispensing optician Jill Sunderland and Past Eastman and opened its doors in January 2013. The idea behind the independent practice was to create, “an optical environment for the local community which made visiting the opticians an enjoyable experience, while offering excellence in clinical care.”

Commenting on the award, Pam Eastman said:

“Our fantastic patients have been our greatest supporters and we thank all who voted for us. We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award.”

Henrietta Alderman, AOP Chief Executive, said:

“The AOP Awards gives us the opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of the individuals and organisations who give so much to the public and the profession. Congratulations to everyone who was shortlisted for this year’s Awards.”

Young bannerFor more information about the AOP Awards, including details of all the winners, visit the Optometry Today website www.optometry.co.uk/awards

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