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Our friendly independent opticians with an excellent reputation has been established here in Bognor Regis since 1981.  Whilst we are conveniently accessible by being centrally located in the town centre, we not only serve the local areas in West Sussex but we are also proud to have loyal clients that travel from as far abroad as France and New Zealand to see us for their eyecare and eyewear.   

Walsh Opticians provide eye tests and contact lens assessments with the highest quality of personal care and you will experience an exceptional professional service.  We focus on everyone`s individual eye care needs, and this is delivered by providing a relaxed environment, along with allowing the time required to discuss the best solutions for your eyes.  Being independent also means we can source the best deals on your glasses and remain competitively priced.  

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Our Friendly Staff

Chris 
Ophthalmic Optician
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Harpal Qualified as an Optometrist (BSc MCOptom) in 1999 and prior to coming to West Sussex has previously worked in Diabetic Shared Care schemes in Dorset, and has been in Independent practice in Portsmouth for 13 years. He has a passion for providing everyone with personal, quality eye care and has gained experience with the Optomap retinal imaging equipment, contact lens work and also in providing corporate eye examinations including for employees in the Aviation industry.

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Helen is a Graduate from Cardiff and gained her professional qualifications in 1995. She has since worked at the practice for over 20 years. Helen can perform comprehensive eye examinations here and provide the exceptional service that our clients desire. She is experienced in contact lens fittings, cataract referrals, Low Vision Aid assessments and she particularly enjoys carrying out children's eye tests. Her spare time is taken up by her three lovely children, two dogs and husband.

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Chris Walsh is the founder of Walsh Opticians and has recently retired from the practice. He had been involved as an Ophthalmic Optician in the practice and the local community of Bognor Regis for over 30 years. He built up a large client base through his warmhearted, charming personality and by working closely with other medical professionals. Chris was highly experienced in contact lenses, low vision work, cataract and glaucoma refinement schemes, and now retired, can be found playing golf.

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Nick has recently joined us on a part time basis to support us as an expert in the area of complex contact lens fittings such as for keratoconics. He has a wealth of experience in hospital contact lens work as well as standard contact lens care. With his specialist knowledge combined with us being independent means being able to source most lenses on the market, and we should be able to fit any type of eyes with contact lenses.

Harpal 
Optometrist (BSc MCOptom)
Helen 
Optometrist
Nick
Contact Lens Specialist
Janet
Optical Advisor 
Linsey
Optical Advisor
Aimie 
Optical Advisor
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Our longest serving Optical Advisor is very experienced in a wide variety of roles from running the reception desk, to carrying out frame adjustments and repairs, in addition to dispensing and answering any queries on spectacles and lenses. Janet is passionate about optics and particularly enjoys teaching people how to insert and remove contact lenses for the first time. At home Janet is kept very busy as a mum looking after her family.

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After studying interior design, Aimie has been with us since 2008. She loves using her creative talent to help you select the perfect pair of glasses. Aimie equally enjoys the administrative side of the business and is also responsible for supporting the practice in many areas with the numerous skills she has acquired. Out of work she spends her time caring for her young daughter and working out in the gym.

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Our full time Optical Advisor has worked here for over ten years since leaving school and with her wealth of knowledge in all aspects of optics and dispensing, she is always on hand to assist with advising on frames and lenses. When not relaxing with family, she enjoys her favourite hobby of wildlife and animals.

 
 

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