Independent opticians celebrates first anniversary in Frome

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By dorothyc | Thursday, January 09, 2014, 09:09

Eyetech Opticians is celebrating its first year at Frome Medical Centre on 15th January 2014.  The practice opened at the beginning of last year to provide convenient access to eye care services at the Enos Way site.  Local Optometrist Darren Kirton, who also works at Eyetech's Frome Market Place practice, heads up the Medical Centre team.

The Medical Centre practice provides patients with immediate advice on emergency eye care issues such as red eye, pain, flashes, floaters and mild traumas.  Routine eye examinations and ocular health checks are also available for patients with day to day vision challenges such as myopia and presbyopia.

"As a local independent business, it has been great to expand Eyetech's presence in Frome and be able to open a second premises that caters to the Bath side of town," said Guy Dawe-Lane, Eyetech Director.  "We have had a fantastic first year at the Medical Centre and would like to thank all our patients for their support.  In 2014 we hope to raise awareness of our services at the Medical Centre and continue to welcome new patients."

"Our vision for the Medical Centre was to create an integrated service, with one comprehensive primary care base for Frome residents," said Dr. Mark Vose.  "We are delighted that Eyetech Opticians is celebrating its first anniversary providing eye care at the Medical Centre; we have really benefited from having the support of such a high quality Opticians alongside us."

Eyetech Independent Opticians provides eye examinations, spectacles, contact lenses and sunglasses with practices in Frome, Midsomer Norton and Street.  The practice offers the Eyeplan eye care scheme to make high quality eye care more affordable and accessible.  For more information please visit  



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