Congratulations to Abigayle, Winner of The Eyecare Awards Dispensing Optician of the Year 2024

We cannot contain our excitement as we proudly announce that our very own Abigayle has been awarded the prestigious title of Dispensing Optician of the Year at the National EyeCare Awards in Glasgow. It was truly a night to remember as the leading lights of the optical industry gathered for a sumptuous gala evening.

The event, organized by Eyecare Education in partnership with headline sponsor xeyex software for opticians, brought together over 200 eyecare professionals from across the UK. It was a remarkable occasion that celebrated excellence and innovation in the field of optometry.

We are immensely proud of Abigayle’s achievement and her dedication to providing outstanding service to our valued customers. Her expertise and commitment have truly set her apart, making her deserving of this esteemed accolade.

This recognition not only highlights Abigayle’s exceptional skills but also reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch eyecare services. We are grateful for this honour and remain dedicated to upholding the highest standards in optical care.

We spoke to Abigayle about her award and asked her how it feels to win the Eyecare Dispensing Optician of the year award? 

“I am absolutely thrilled and delighted to have been awarded the Eyecare Dispensing Optician of the Year for 2024. It is an incredible honour and a true testament to the hard work and dedication that I have put into my profession.

“Being acknowledged in this way is incredibly rewarding, as it highlights the impact and value that we, as dispensing opticians, bring to our patients’ lives. As dispensing opticians, we often face misconceptions, being seen as mere salespeople rather than healthcare professionals. This award serves as a powerful reminder that our expertise and contributions are being recognised and valued.

“It is encouraging to see that the vital role we play in providing essential eye care services is being acknowledged. This recognition reinforces the fact that we are professionals in our own right, making a significant impact on people’s lives through vision correction and ensuring optimal eye health.

“I feel a great sense of pride knowing that my efforts have been recognised by industry experts. It is gratifying to know that my commitment to providing exceptional service and expertise has not gone unnoticed.

“This award serves as a reminder of why I chose this profession – to positively impact people’s lives through improved vision. It motivates me to continue striving for excellence in my field and further contribute to raising standards within the eyecare industry.

“I am truly honoured and grateful for this recognition. Winning the Eyecare Dispensing Optician of the Year award is an achievement that I will cherish for years to come”.

The day after the awards ceremony Eyecare ambassador Lorcan Butler  interviewed Abigayle about her win. Watch the interview here.

Once again, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Abigayle on this well-deserved recognition. Her success is a testament to her hard work, expertise, and passion for providing exceptional care to all those who walk through our doors.

If you would like to make an appointment to see Abigayle you’ll need to get in quick. Abigayle is expecting and is due to go on maternity leave from mid March. To book your appointment visit or call Greenfield 01457 353 100 or Marsden 01484 76 88 88

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