Your eyesight is bound to alternate as you go older but with our regular and accuarte eyestests we can ensure that you have the best vision at all times
99% of our specatacles are glazed onsite in our lab based in our Cheshire practice

Family Run, Family Values and Family Care

Julie & Andy Hatchell have 40 years combined experience in Optics. Their two Practices in Woolton and Sale enjoy enviable reputations for Quality of Eyecare, choice of Designer and none Branded Frames, but above all professional service and patient care in a relaxed environment. We provide the very best eyecare for your most important asset now and in the future.


Our eyesight will undoubtedly change throughout our lives, regular and accurate eye-tests will ensure that close monitoring means that we maintain the very best vision at all times. 


We take great pride in caring for your family’s eyesight and we take time to understand any concerns that you may have and how you use your eyes, in work and play.  There are many medical conditions that affect our vision and our comprehensive 25-30 minute sight-test is essential for optimum eyecare.


99% of our spectacles are glazed onsite in our own Lab in the Cheshire practice, with complex prescriptions taken care of by our specialist lens suppliers throughout the Country. We offer Same-Day Glazing and minor repairs of spectacles (Terms & Conditions Apply). In some cases a ‘While you Wait’ service can be offered This allows for total control, accuracy and a faster turnaround of dispensing spectacles to our patients.  It’s not that we don’t trust outside Labs, it’s just that we do it better!

The Sight Test


Julie will take time to discuss with you the concerns you may have regarding your eyes whether you may be experiencing any visual problems or suffering from any symptoms that could relate to the health of your eyes.  This will be carried out in a very trusting and professional manner allowing complete confidentiality.  Longer appointment time are given to ensure  patients are fully aware of the importance of all clinical tests being carried out, with full understanding of the results found and necessary advice given.


Should you need to improve your vision we can assist in your choice of eyewear whether it be spectacles or contact lenses.


We will advise you on the correct eyewear for your individual visual needs for both work and leisure.