Meet the team here at Adcott Opticians who will help you with all everything - eyecare, eye wear and audiology.
Owner / Optometrist
Debbie is the Adcotts kingpin! Owner and Optometrist extraordinaire, Debbie is a complete expert in eyecare and well known in the Lymm community. She is a vastly experienced Optometrist and has a special interest in behavioural optometry. As one of a very small selection of Optometrists in the UK offering colour vision and behavioural optometry sessions for children, Debbie offers a much sought after service to the local community. Living only down the road in Lymm, Debbie is as local as it gets. She enjoys spending what free time she gets taking her little dog Marley out for walks, as well as knitting and general arts & crafts. Feel free to ask Debbie anything eyecare related, she's sure to have the answer and will give it to you with a smile on her face!
Hearing Aid Audiologist
James is a proud father, son and content audiologist! Offering a hearing-care service to complement our optometry services, James offers something different to the team at Adcotts. Hearing problems are something that can creep up on you or happen suddenly, either way, James will be happy to help get you back to your best, or simply check over any hearing concerns you may have. Amazingly, James is preparing to add another string to his bow by training to become a fully qualified Optometrist. So you can expect a complete all-round service from James in the not too distant future. Check in with our team and find out when James can slot you in to his diary, he'll be more than happy to hear from you... pun intended!
Helen is our Dispensing Superstar! She is the lifeblood of the business and keeps us all upbeat, ensuring our high standards of service are kept to the highest measure possible. As a fully qualified Dispensing Optician, Helen is perfectly served to offer you the best possible advice when it comes to frames and lenses. Helen's been here from the start and we have her to thank for our fantastic range of eyewear, constantly keeping it fresh and updating it as required. Helen is currently expecting her first child, and will be sorely missed on her maternity leave! Although no doubt she will be in often enough checking we're not up to too much mischief before she returns!
Receptionist / Stylist
Debbie O came from The Land Down Under in December 2001 on a Marriage Visa. Having tied the knot in May 2002, she took a position with Boots Opticians Manchester in August. Being new to optics, she spent 11 months as a receptionist there before leaving for Specsavers Opticians in the Arndale Centre.
Debbie then spent the next 6 years there as a Merchandiser/Frame Stylist, at which time she was offered the role of Receptionist/Frame Stylist with Adcott Opticians. The practice opened in June 2009, she joined the team in the August, and has been happily here ever since!
Dan is our resident Optical Assistant. As our youngest member of the team, he offers a freshness to the group here. Always looking stylish and with a new found passion for optics, Dan's always available for advice on frames and lens choice. Also having developed a skill for making the perfect cuppa, he's now labelled himself the Adcotts Barista! So if you like your tea or coffee made a certain way, Dan's your man! Outside of work, Dan's a keen Man City fan and enjoys dance music and events. He promises to still treat you just the same, even if you do support United or Liverpool!
Alannah studied at UMIST, Manchester and in 2004 gained a Bachelor of Science degree in Optometry. After passing her Professional Qualifying Examinations, she qualified as an Optometrist in January 2006. She has been a member of The General Optical Council ever since.
Since qualifying as an Optometrist, Alannah has worked in many high street multiple opticians and in many independent practices too. She started at Adcott Opticians in 2010 and has been part of the team ever since.
Receptionist / Stylist
Becky is an integral part of the team at Adcotts, offering a friendly face to our front-of-house operations. Having gone straight into care-work following completing her full time education, she built up a real passion for customer care, making her a perfect candidate for our community friendly team. She is the proud mother of her beautiful young daughter Isabelle and her new charismatic puppy Millie. Outside of work Becky is a real family girl, and inside work is always chirpy and offering our patients an extra opinion on their eyewear style choices should they ask for it. She's always happy to help!
Dan is the man... when it comes to eyewear! Having grown up in a family of Opticians, Dan's used to the life and feel of an independent opticians. Since he fled the nest, he's really spread his wings. Going on to work for one of the top opticians in the UK styling the rich and famous in niche eyewear, Dan's also travelled the world following his passion for frames, taking him to tradeshows as far as London, Paris, Milan, Munich and New York. So it's safe to say Dan knows what he's talking about! Book in with Dan for a unique and bespoke eyewear styling consultation. He'll be happy to let you know what styles will suit your face-shape, colouring, personality and lifestyle.. a secret tip: ask him about his yellow briefcase!
Mike is the most experienced Dispensing Optician at the practice, offering his wealth of knowledge to you towards the latter parts of the weeks. A family man with a friendly demeanor, you can count on Mike for some excellent service and advice when it comes to your spectacles. Having a background as a DJ, Mike will keenly chat with you about all things music related. He also loves his dining and cuisine, so if you're looking for any culinary tips, Mike is the member of the team who can point you in the right direction!