About Us

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.