ELDER STREET

Mon-Wed: 9am-5:30pm
Thursday: 9am-6:50pm
Friday: 9am-5:30pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm

⌂ ADDRESS

30 Elder Street
Edinburgh, EH1 3DX
(+44) 0131-557 3531
✉️ Email

WESTSIDE PLAZA

Mon-Wed: 9am-5:30pm
Thursday: 9am-6:50pm
Friday: 9am-5:30pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm

⌂ ADDRESS

Westside Plaza
Edinburgh, EH14 2SW
(+44) 0131-442 2333
✉️ Email

JUNIPER GREEN

Mon-Wed: 9am-5:30pm
Thursday: 9am-6:50pm
Friday: 9am-5:30pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm

⌂ ADDRESS

587A Lanark Rd
Edinburgh, EH14 5DA
(+44) 0131 458 5888
✉️ Email

Juniper Green, Edinburgh

An Introduction to the staff members at our Juniper Green Branch

Andrew Connell, IP Optometrist | Shareholder

Andy Connell, Optometrist

I qualified in 2008 and have enjoyed various roles working between numerous companies in the Central Belt as an optometrist and providing domiciliary eye care. I joined Jack Brown Eyecare in 2013 as Manager in our Glasgow practice. I moved to Edinburgh full-time in March 2017 and took up the role of General Manager. I now split my time between all three of our practices. I enjoy all aspects of working in an independent optician and look forward to continuing to provide excellent patient service and embracing industry innovation.

Graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2007 - BSc(Hons).
Independent Prescribing Specialty in 2023 - DipTp(IP).
Registered member of the General Optical Council.
Member of College of Optometrists - MCOptom.


Barry Duncan, Dispensing Optician | Shareholder

Barry Duncan, Dispensing Optician

l joined the company in May 2021. I am a Past President of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO), former practical examiner in the Level 6 Programme in Ophthalmic Dispensing and served as Deputy Chief Executive in the same membership organisation. Throughout my career I have developed a keen interest in paediatric dispensing and have delivered CET presentations in the UK, Europe, Malaysia, New Zealand and India.

Registered member of the General Optical Council.


Kat Girdler, Optometrist

Kat Girdler, Optometrist

I have been with Jack Brown Eyecare since July 2006,but I Started working in my fathers' ( R. Barnett ) practice in 1990, age 15! I especially love testing children and the fitting of contact lenses. I have a particular interest in Migraine, Multiple Sclerosis and the involvement in eyes. I enjoy advising on the correct choice of frames and lenses.

Graduated at Glasgow Caledonian University, 1999 - BSc(HONS)
Registered member of the General Optical Council.
Member of College of Optometrists - MCOptom.


Jonathon Fotheringham, Dispensing Optician

Jonathon Fotheringham, Dispensing Optician

I started with Jack Brown Eyecare in September 2016 as a Receptionist and qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 2021 with an Honours Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing. In the period of training and qualifying I have gained valuable experience of dispensing patients. I particularly enjoy selecting suitable frames that are stylish and appropriate for the visual demands of the customer. I continue to enjoy expanding my knowledge and improving my skills to enhance the patient's journey at the Opticians.

Registered member of the General Optical Council.
Fellow of the British Dispensing Opticians F.B.D.O.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Ophthalmic Dispensing Bsc (Hons).


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