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About Us

Old Town Eyecare was established in 1994 in Wood Street, Old Town. Since 2013 we have been at our brand new custom fitted practice at the top of Victoria Road. At Old Town Eyecare we strive to provide the best service possible. We are a small close-knit team who enjoy what we do. Unlike some multiple opticians where you may feel like you are on a conveyor belt, we like to treat each patient as an individual. Our friendly team will make you feel at home in our relaxed, pleasant atmosphere.

We are always focusing on ways to develop our service including investing in new equipment and sourcing the best quality eyewear and lenses.

Come and visit us in store or email to make an appointment here.


Meet the team

Mitch Patel BSc (Hons) MCOptom- Principle Optometrist

Mitch qualified in 2003 from Cardiff University.

Before working in Old Town Eyecare he worked for several local opticians as a locum optometrist. This has given him a broad range of experiences that he utilises to provide a great service to all the patients that he sees. As well as eye examinations, Mitch also looks after the contact lens side of the practice.

His passion is learning about the latest innovations in the industry so that our patients can benefit from the best products available on the market.

Out of work he enjoys spending time with his young family. With a new addition in 2015 he certainly has his hands full!


Tori – Assistant Manager

Tori joined the team back in 2013. She has proved to be a valuable member of staff when it comes to admin and keeps everything ship shape.

Her main interest is in contact lenses, keeping up to date with new materials and technological advances in the field.

Tori is a keen climber, hiker and enjoys yoga.


Anita – Optical Assistant

With over 16 years’ experience in optics Anita brings a wealth of customer service skills and knowledge into the practice.

Anita’s forte is in assisting patients with their choice of frames, making sure they are technically and cosmetically perfect for the customer. Anita’s interests include wildlife conservation and music.


Sophie – Optical Assistant

Sophie is the team’s fairy godmother. She has been with us over a year and is proving to be valuable and versatile. She is everybody’s assistant and patients love her. She has strong life values and enjoys spending time with friends and family.


Sarah - Optical Assistant

Sarah is the newest member of Old Town Eyecare. She has over 11 years optical experience and is head of all things creative. In addition to being a dispensing queen, she designs and brings to life our window displays and all aspects of social media. Sarah is a mum of two and loves life and all those in it.