139 High Street
Tel: 01303 266458
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR PRACTICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED OVER LUNCH 1pm-1:45pm
Access: 1 step up into the practice (ramp available), step free within practice.
Parking: on street parking outside practice or choice of Waitrose, The Paddocks and Mount St car parks.
|Mrs Naomi Stringer BSc (Hons) MSc MCOptom|
Mrs Naomi Stringer BSc (Hons) MSc MCOptom
Naomi Stringer graduated from City University with a First Class Honours degree in Optometry in 2002. She then undertook her pre-registration year at Cargills in Folkestone, under the guidance of Mike Thomason. In 2010, Naomi completed her Masters degree in Clinical Optometry with a dissertation in Dry Eye Management. For the last 18 years she has shared her time between high street independent Optometry practices in Kent and working for the Kent and Medway Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service (The Paula Carr Trust). As well as her specialist interest in diabetes and dry eye, she is also accredited to undertake MECS examinations (Minor Eye Condition Service) and post-cataract examinations. She has worked for the Community Glaucoma Network for 5 years, helping to diagnose and monitor glaucoma patients. Since having two children Naomi has particularly enjoyed paediatric Optometry, including fitting myopia control contact lenses, overlay assessments and prescribing Colorimetry lenses. She became a partner at Cargills in 2021. In her spare time, Naomi loves running and hanging upside down from an aerial hoop!
|Mr Richard Flynn BSc (Hons) MCOptom|
Mr Richard Flynn BSc (Hons) MCOptom
Richard Flynn began working in optics in 2003 and qualified as a dispensing optician in 2008 after working for a year in Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Richard then undertook an honours degree in optometry at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. Having graduated in 2011 he completed his pre-registration year in Maidstone. Richard then returned to the Hospital Eye Service at Canterbury where he currently works three days a week. His specialist interests include paediatric refraction, medical retina, contact lenses and glaucoma in which he has a professional certificate. In 2016, Richard began to work part time at Cargills and hopes to begin training to become an independent prescriber. In his spare time, Richard enjoys playing the trombone and running – but not at the same time!
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.