Meet the Team

Optometrists

Lucy Blown Msc BSc (hons) MCOptom Prof Cert Glauc

Lucy grew up in nearby Deal. She is from a family of Optometrists and grew up spending lots of time in her Grandfather’s Opticians. She graduated from City University in 2006 and since then has gained a huge amount of experience in a variety of areas of Optometry, including teaching, supervising and assessing future optometrists. Since graduating Lucy has achieved further qualifications including a Masters Degree in Clinical Optometry and a Professional Certificate in Glaucoma. Lucy supports Vision Aid Overseas and has done a couple of trips to Zambia to provide eye care to remote communities, who have limited access to healthcare. She was also one of the London 2012 Olympic volunteers, volunteering to provide eye care in the Athletes’ Village.

Donna Thompson BSc MCOptom

Donna is originally from Northern Ireland and after completing her Optometry Degree, relocated to Kent. She qualified in 2017 and since then has worked in a variety of settings.

Optical Advisors

Josh

Josh has worked in Optics since leaving school. He has completed an apprenticeship in Optical Retail and is hoping to study to become a Dispensing Optician in the next few years. Josh is very good at helping patients decide on a style of spectacle frame and can advise on lens types to suit all lifestyles and prescriptions

Chris

Chris has worked in Optics for 19 years and has gained a wealth of experience a long the way. Chris is extremely knowledgeable about spectacle lenses and problem solving. Chris loves the social aspect of her work and enjoys taking time to make sure her patients leave happy with their choice of spectacles.

Melanie