S McNicholas Opticians

 Local family run opticians

Tel : 0113 264 3958Tel : 0113 264 3958
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About Us

Decorative stripS McNicholas Opticians was founded by Sarah and Stefan Zagata as an independent optical practice in 1981 in Horsforth.

They acquired the practice in the Crossgates Centre upon the retirement of Sydney Irving in 1992 who had been in the Arndale Centre since it first opened in 1975.

In 2002 they relocated to larger premises in the Crossgates Centre having established reputation for excellent service, quality eye care and up to date spectacle frames with prices from £15.00 to the latest designer styles from the likes of Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Carrera and Hugo Boss to name just a few.

Simon Finsbury BSc(Hons) MCOptom FBDO

Simon is the resident optometrist in the Crossgates practice. Having qualified as a dispensing optician in 1989, Simon went back to the University of Bradford to study optometry and qualified in 2006. He joined S McNicholas Opticians in 2010 and has an enviable reputation with the patients at the practice.

Simon is the only optometrist you will see at Crossgates we don't use locums (part time temporary opticians) as we believe in building up a lasting relationship with our patients and know how important it is that the health of your eyes is looked after on a continuous basis. So if its an eye examination, contact lens trial or reassurance about the health of your eyes that concerns you, you will always be seen by Simon.

Simon also has interests in low visual aids and dry eye problems and can offer advice and direction to our patients in these areas.

Sarah McNicholas BSc(Hons)

Sarah is the founder of S McNicholas Opticians and qualified in Optometry from Manchester University in 1972. Although now retired from ophthalmic practice, Sarah works part time at the practice several days each week both on reception and as a dispensing optician.

Her huge depth of knowledge of optical practice is of tremendous value to all our patients.

Peter Freeman

Peter has been a patient of S McNicholas Opticians, and before that Sydney Irving Opticians. We knew he was a specialist in website design so he was a natural choice when we needed our website setting up. He also has years of experience in opticians practice management systems, so when we needed someone to help with our IT he was an obvious choice to assist us on the front desk.


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