Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy joins Allegro Optical Opticians in Meltham

Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy wearing William Morris

Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy joins our team

The whole team here at Allegro Optical opticians are delighted to welcome experienced Dispensing Optician Charlotte Cassidy. Charlotte, who has over 30 years of experience, joined our Meltham practice in October and is a valued team member. Previously, Charlotte managed Boots opticians in King Street, Huddersfield. She later became the resident Dispensing Optician at the New Street practice until the unit was closed following the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak. Charlotte said: “I am delighted to have joined a local family business. I am happy to be working at a welcoming, friendly and local independent practice that excels in personalised customer service.

Local staff local knowledge

Charlotte lives in Meltham with daughter Ava and her husband Russell owns and manages G Haigh Butchers in the village. She is dispensing primarily in the Meltham practice. Charlotte is also due to start an eyewear styling, colour and style analysis course. Once completed Charlotte will have a full understanding of colour; facial analysis and style personality. Charlotte will then be able to assist her clients to find their perfect eyewear. Delivering the personalised, one-of-a-kind eyewear styling service for which Allegro Optical has become famous. Managing Director and Dispensing Optician of the year 2019 Sheryl Doe said: “Charlotte has all the credentials to be a fabulous asset to Allegro Optical. I am delighted to welcome her to the team. We already have fantastic teams in place in both Greenfield and Meltham. Charlotte coming on board gives us another dimension.”

Open for business

Allegro Optical is remaining open for all eyecare and hearing needs during the current lockdown and will continue to provide all its current services including ophthalmic and emergency eye care, pre-screening, dispensing, and hearing care. Research by leading industry bodies indicated that a third of the people in the UK noticed a deterioration in their eyesight during the first lockdown. For this reason, we are encouraging customers to keep their scheduled appointments, staying up to date with their eye care. While most retailers have closed under the new restrictions, opticians can remain open. We understand the concern customers have as we have moved back into a second lockdown. As a team, we would like to everyone that it is safe to go ahead and book an appointment or come in as scheduled.

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