Vivek & Amy opened the practice in 2007 originally as My Specs Direct on Park Street. As the practice grew we moved to our current location on the Parade and renamed ourselves as Gohil + Grey Opticians. Amarjit and Angie joined the team in 2010. We believe in continuity of care for our patients and we hope you see the same faces on all of your visits. We are all passionate about great eyewear and a perfectly fitting frame, and love helping our patients choose a new look.
Vivek has 20 years of experience of the Optical Industry. He is our Senior Optometrist. He has also successfully started and sold a large wholesale lens business supplying hundreds of opticians and optical laboratories across the UK. He has an in depth optical knowledge allowing our customers to benefit from the best quality lenses and frames currently on the market.
Amy is the frame buyer and frame stylist for Gohil + Grey, she enjoys annual global shopping trips to Paris & Milan Expos in order to source the best frame styles from around the world to be present in our shops. Her attention to detail is unsurpassed and our impressive frame collection will allow all customers to find something they like.
Amarjit brings 15 years of experience to the practice. She previously worked for a large London opticians, testing the sight of many patients with extreme variations of prescription. This has allowed her to provide very accurate prescriptions and excellent clinical knowledge. She also has a particular interest in dispensing which provides our patients with extra knowledge regarding their choice of spectacles. Amarjit enjoys staying up to speed with optical developments and has recently completed a Dry Eye course at Moorfields hospital. Amarjit is also a Zeiss lens specialist.
Reuben is the newest member of our team. He is one of our qualified optometrists and is taking over much of our clinical work from Vivek. He has previously managed a large practice at one of the UK multiples.
He is very experienced in all optometry sectors. Apart from his clinical knowledge he also has excellent knowledge in modern dispensing and has a passion for all the latest eyewear, many of which we carry in our store. Reuben welcomes new and old patients to make an appointment with him.
Angie has over 20 years experience in dispensing and also specialises in practice manangement. Her in depth knowledge and skills in the industry allow her to undertake the smooth day-to-day running of our practice. We are very appreciative of her customer service skills and the positive comments we receive from happy patients.
Stefanie previously trained as an optical technician and is a specialist with all things regarding frames. She is able deal with most manufacturing issues with frames and can pretty much fix anything ! She is incredibly
enthusiastic about our beautiful collection and is passionate about promoting independent eyewear and why it is so unique.