About Us
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Our Approach

Established in 1986, the practice has grown mainly by word of mouth recommendations. Our principal Optometrist and practice owner, Bijal Shah, has a wealth of experience in many aspects of eye care. We have nurtured close links within the local community, schools and hospitals.Our practice is focused on building relationships with patients. The whole team at Forbes Eyecare strive to give you the best experience. Looking after you is our number 1 priority.

‘We believe in providing quality eyecare.We have invested in advanced eye care technology and combine this with the best elements of traditional approaches.’

We provide a range of optometric services including; 

  • Private and NHS eye examinations
  • Children’s eye examinations (free on the NHS)
  • Contact lens fittings
  • Retinal photography
  • Glaucoma screening
  • Management of minor eye infections and dry eye conditions
  • Visual stress treatment

Our exciting and original spectacle range for adults and children has been carefully sourced to offer quality, contemporary, and affordable eyewear. We carry a wide range of children’s and sports sunglasses.


To promote the principles of Care • Quality • Value to all aspects of our practice.

Our Story

Meet the Team

Our team includes ...

Bijal Shah

Principal Optometrist

As Principal Optometrist, Bijal is passionate about enhancing patients’ lives through improving their vision.He loves dealing with all aspects of general optometry practice and particularly enjoys the work he does with Visual Stress, Dyslexia and Migraine sufferers.  

Milan Pandya

Dispenser and Technician

Milan is our Dispenser and Technician.He is passionate about helping our patients achieve the best possible spectacles , tailored to their individual needs.

Liz & Katie

Receptionists / Optical Assistants

Collectively known as the Forbes’ Angels.As our practice receptionists/optical assistants , they are the people you are most likely to be greeted by upon entering.They will endeavour to answer any queries you may have, and have a special interest in helping you choose your spectacles.

Next Steps...

The management and staff look forward to seeing our old and new patients soon.