Opticians in Melton Mowbray & Oakham
We are Independent Opticians with over 93 years of experience between us. We are fully committed to providing the highest standard of clinical eyecare, together with a large and exciting choice of spectacles, lenses and accessories.
We achieve our level of eyecare by allowing you plenty of time for your consultations. Utilising up-to-date technology and, by continuing education and training, we keep up to date with the latest techniques so we can thoroughly perform eye examinations.
If you require spectacles or contact lenses, these need to be fitted with care and attention to ensure optimum vision and comfort. Our qualified Dispensing Opticians will give you expert advice on frame and lens selections. After-care is vital and we aim to provide an excellent level of service for all our patients, offering total peace of mind and satisfaction.
Eye Exams covering Leicester & Nottingham
Because we are an independent opticians, we offer a range of the latest in designer and budget eyewear. With a range of plastic and metal frames, as well as the ultra-thin lenses. For more information on our fantastic range of Lenses, Eye Examinations, and Frames, why not visit out spectacles page.
Graham Coe studied at City and Islington College where he qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1966. He began his professional career with Curry and Paxton at a practice on Great Portland Street, London, just around the corner from the BBC from where he had his first taste of interesting patients. In 1969 Graham was promoted to a managerial position and moved to Melton Mowbray to run the local branch. After 7 years, he took the plunge and established his own practice on Burton Street in 1976.
Gill Langrick graduated from the University of Manchester in 1978. She spent her pre-registration year with Dolland and Aitchinson, before working part-time for Graham in 1980. In 1988, Graham and Gill decided to establish Langrick and Coe, a new practice on High Street in Oakham. Gill's special interests include eyecare for children and the elderly.
Hilary Coe qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1996 from City and Islington College, London. Her pre-registration year was spent at Kemps Optical in Manchester, where her brother Martin was also working part-time while at University. Hilary also spent time working at the Chelsea Eye Centre on the Kings Road, London, before joining the practice in 1998.
Martin Coe completed a Life Sciences degree before deciding to move into Optometry. He studied at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology from where he graduated in 1997 with a degree in Optometry and Visual Sciences. The following pre-registration year was spent with The Eye Clinic in Manchester where he stayed for several years, working mainly in Manchester and Nottingham. Here he became very involved with contact lenses and interested in the application of new technology to eyecare. In 2001 Martin wrote the winning entry for The Optician Eyecare Award for Use of Technology in Practice. In 2001, wanting to move away from the conveyor belt mentality of the larger companies, Martin joined the practice where he could have the freedom to work to his own high standards of patient care. Martin has completed post-graduate certificates in Glaucoma Shared Care and Ocular Therapeutics and is currently studying part-time for an MSc at City University.