About Us

Janice Juul
Owner & Optometrist


BSc FBOA BCLA Member of the British Contact Lens Association.

Member of the International Institute of Colorimetry

Qualified in 1976 and opened Juul & Payne in 1983, over 30 years ago. Mrs. Juul is the owner of this independent practice. As our optometrist, Mrs. Juul specialises in dry eyes, behavioural optometry, children's vision as well as contact lenses.

Andrew Pinder
Manager & Dispensing Optician


FBDO BCLA Member of the British Contact Lens Association.

Andrew has been with the practice since the start of 2018. He has over 30 years of experience in the profession. He is both a qualified dispensing optician and contact lens optician.

Angus Maclaren-Ross

Angus has been with us for over three years now. He is experienced in a range of optometry fields, with particular interests in blepharitis and glaucoma. He is focused on keeping pace with the best in healthcare practice and attends the hospital eye conference to do so. He is 6ft 8 and technically a giant. Angus also has a wealth of personal and professional experience with children and adults with special educational needs and disabilities.

Jo Low
Assistant Manager & Optical Assistant

Jo has been with the practice since 2013 and started working at reception. She is now a qualified optical assistant and can help with frame choice and conventional dispensing, as well as assisting Andrew with management. Jo also performs the colorimetry testing and is a colorimetry patient herself! So she can answer any questions you may have.

John Hollingsworth 
Dispensing Optician

John is one of our qualified dispensing opticians. He has 34 years' experience in optics. John is new to the practice as of September 17, bringing lots of skills! He is a resident rimless expert. He provides specialist consultation for glasses dispensing. You will see John on Mondays, Wednesdays and alternate Saturdays.

Lizzy Naden
Optical Assistant

Lizzy is our newest recruit. She has a keen interest to learn and is doing very well in the optical world. You'll find her at reception, answering the phone, taking retinal imagery and fields as well as dealing with general queries.

Lia Amri
Optical Assistant

Lia works every day at the practice during our busy hours to help us stay afloat! She is incredibly friendly and helpful. She can answer your queries, book you in for appointments and do preliminary testing. She also makes a mean cuppa!

Lucie Ebrey
Optical Assistant

Lucie has been with us for about a year. She works part-time for us on reception. Lucie is always up for a chat and can keep you entertained whilst you wait. She also does preliminary testing and reception work.

Alexis Farral
Optical Assistant

Alexis is now at university studying Geography, but you will see her at the practice during the holiday seasons. She works on reception and does supplementary testing. Alexis is very friendly and will be there to help you to choose the best frames possible.

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