7 North Street
Tel: 01233 620597
Fax: 01233 633321
Access: One step down into the practice (ramp available). Test rooms upstairs and downstairs.
Parking: Edinburgh Road or Ashford Park Mall car parks, you can drop off and pick up in Park Street.
|Mr Chris Hulme BSc (Hons) FCOptom|
Mr Chris Hulme BSc (Hons) FCOptom
Chris Hulme graduated from City University with an honours degree in 1978. He completed his pre-registration training year at Cargills in Folkestone and subsequently worked at Hythe, Ashford andCanterbury branches. He also worked at the William Harvey Hospital Eye Out-patients Department for over 20 years. Chris is accredited for post cataract surgery assessments and diabetic retinopathy grading. He has particular interest in children with reading difficulties including Meares - Irlen syndrome, visual stress and dyslexia. He has been performing Intuitive Colorimeter testing for over 15 years for the provision of precision tinted spectacle lenses for those with Meares - Irlen syndrome.
|Mr Bendre Dalton BSc (Hons) MCOptom FBDO|
Mr Bendre Dalton BSc (Hons) MCOptom FBDO
Bendre Dalton qualified as a Dispensing Optician in South Africa in 1998. He moved to the UK in 2000 and worked as a Dispensing Optician until 2008 when he returned to university to study Optometry. Bendre successfully completed his studies with a First Class Honours degree and since qualifying has worked in Jersey Channel Islands and more recently in East Kent. While in Jersey Bendre carried out specialised contact lens fitting to post corneal graft and keratoconic patients and performed regular coloured overlay assessment. Bendre is particularly interested in myopia control in children, binocular vision anomalies and dry eye management. In his free time he enjoys cycling and dinghy sailing.
|Dr (Mrs) Cathy Smith BSc (Hons) O.D. MCOptom|
Dr (Mrs) Cathy Smith BSc (Hons) O.D. MCOptom
Cathy Smith graduated from the University in Waterloo, Canada in 1992 with a Doctor of Optometry degree. She practiced in Windsor, Ontario for 9 years and was involved in the full spectrum of Optometry, from laser refractive surgery pre and post op, contact lens care, foreign body removals, comprehensive eye examinations for all ages, etc. She particularly enjoys examining children, contact lenses and eye health. She was involved in screening events for children in Windsor and charity eye screening in Haiti and Nigeria. She enjoys updating her skills and desires to provide the best possible care for all her patients. She moved to England in 2001, started practicing with Cargills in 2002 and is married with 2 boys.
Cargills Optometrists commitment to value is not only about the price of our services and products but also the extra attention we give, like the expert and impartial advice and the confidence we aim to give you that you have made the correct choice for your eyecare and eyewear.
We believe the prices we charge are fair for the level of service and products we offer and continually search for the latest and best eyecare products available for you.