About Us

Stirling Optical is an independent family practice, specialising in ophthalmic healthcare. We have the very latest optical technology, including digital retinal imaging, which enables us to detect all common eye conditions, as well as more serious ones such as Glaucoma.

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Started Stirling Optical in 2006. Degree in Business Management and previously worked as a manager for M&S and GAP. When not working, is to be found on his bike or on his skis and is just about managing to keep ahead of his two daughters!

Qualified Optometrist in 2000 and started Stirling Optical 2006. Degree in Optometry. Four daughters keep her busy but still finds time for marathon running (best 3:45) and enjoys stand-up paddle-boarding in the summer months.

Started with Stirling Optical in 2007. Degree Hospitality Management. Mum to Billy who works with us on Saturdays. Enjoys going to the gym and long walks with her two black cocker spaniels, Jarvis and Kali then coming home to relax in her hot tub!

TONY

Co-owner and Founder (joined 2006)

JULIE

Co-owner and founder (joined 2006)

GERALDINE

Co-owner (joined 2008)

Started Stirling Optical in 2006. Degree in Business Management and previously worked as a manager for M&S and GAP. When not working, is to be found on his bike or on his skis and is just about managing to keep ahead of his two daughters!

TONY

Co-owner and Founder (joined 2006)

Qualified Optometrist in 2000 and started Stirling Optical 2006. Degree in Optometry. Four daughters keep her busy but still finds time for marathon running (best 3:45) and enjoys stand-up paddle-boarding in the summer months.

JULIE

Co-owner and founder (joined 2006)

Started with Stirling Optical in 2007. Degree Hospitality Management. Mum to Billy who works with us on Saturdays. Enjoys going to the gym and long walks with her two black cocker spaniels, Jarvis and Kali then coming home to relax in her hot tub!

GERALDINE

Co-owner (joined 2008)

Qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1995 and started with Stirling Optical in 2007. HND in Ophthalmic Dispensing. Outside of work often to be found at the side of a football field supporting her two sons or transporting them around various locations across Scotland!

Qualified Optometrist in 2000 and with Stirling Optical in 2007. Degree in Optometry. Met Julie 1st day at university and became firm friends. She has three daughters and enjoys visiting her extended family in Ireland.

Qualified Optometrist in 2004 and started with Stirling Optical in 2015. Degree in Optometry. Outside of work enjoys cooking, baking, foraging, ice hockey and visiting friends and family in Ireland.

DIANNE

Dispensing Optician (joined 2007)

ANNE-MARIE

Optometrist (joined 2007)

ALISON

Optometrist (joined 2015)

Qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1995 and started with Stirling Optical in 2007. HND in Ophthalmic Dispensing. Outside of work often to be found at the side of a football field supporting her two sons or transporting them around various locations across Scotland!

DIANNE

Dispensing Optician (joined 2007)

Qualified Optometrist in 2000 and with Stirling Optical in 2007. Degree in Optometry. Met Julie 1st day at university and became firm friends. She has three daughters and enjoys visiting her extended family in Ireland.

ANNE-MARIE

Optometrist (joined 2007)

Qualified Optometrist in 2004 and started with Stirling Optical in 2015. Degree in Optometry. Outside of work enjoys cooking, baking, foraging, ice hockey and visiting friends and family in Ireland.

ALISON

Optometrist (joined 2015)

Qualified Optometrist in 2004 and started with Stirling Optical in 2015. Degree in Optometry and also qualified independent prescribing optician. Keen open water swimmer, her son and daughter are yet to join her in this, probably to do with the average Scottish loch temperature!

In Optics since 2010 and qualified Optometrist in 2015 and started with Stirling Optical in 2018. Degree in Optometry. Enjoys travelling and attending off the beaten track music festivals.

In Optics since 1987 and started with Stirling Optical 2016. Semi-Pro Photographer fanatical about the aurora and when not working is to be found on cold windy hills at night, or sewing like a ninja on treadle machines.

RUTH

Optometrist (joined 2015)

MICHELLE

Optometrist (joined 2018)

CATHERINE

Optical Dispenser (joined 2017)

Qualified Optometrist in 2004 and started with Stirling Optical in 2015. Degree in Optometry and also qualified independent prescribing optician. Keen open water swimmer, her son and daughter are yet to join her in this, probably to do with the average Scottish loch temperature!

RUTH

Optometrist (joined 2015)

In Optics since 2010 and qualified Optometrist in 2015 and started with Stirling Optical in 2018. Degree in Optometry. Enjoys travelling and attending off the beaten track music festivals.

MICHELLE

Optometrist (joined 2018)

In Optics since 1987 and started with Stirling Optical 2016. Semi-Pro Photographer fanatical about the aurora and when not working is to be found on cold windy hills at night, or sewing like a ninja on treadle machines.

CATHERINE

Optical Dispenser (joined 2017)

In Optics since 2012 and started with Stirling Optical in 2018. Degree in communication and PR. Loves going on holidays and adventures with her family, making clothes for her young kids and walking her dog, Cally.

Started with Stirling Optical in 2017 working Saturdays with his Mum, Uncle and Aunt! Currently in forth year studying for a degree in Accountancy at Strathclyde university. Enjoys travelling the world with his girlfriend, Emma when not studying or working.

In Optics since 2017 and joined us here at Stirling Optical in 2022. In her spare time she enjoys spin classes at the gym, going on holidays with her partner Ryan and walks with her Cocker Spaniel Millie.

MYA

Optical Assistant (joined 2018)

BILLY

Optical Assistant (joined 2018)

NICOLE

Optical Assistant (joined 2022)

In Optics since 2012 and started with Stirling Optical in 2018. Degree in communication and PR. Loves going on holidays and adventures with her family, making clothes for her young kids and walking her dog, Cally.

MYA

Optical Assistant (joined 2018)

Started with Stirling Optical in 2017 working Saturdays with his Mum, Uncle and Aunt! Currently in forth year studying for a degree in Accountancy at Strathclyde university. Enjoys travelling the world with his girlfriend, Emma when not studying or working.

BILLY

Optical Assistant (joined 2018)

In Optics since 2017 and joined us here at Stirling Optical in 2022. In her spare time she enjoys spin classes at the gym, going on holidays with her partner Ryan and walks with her Cocker Spaniel Millie.

NICOLE

Optical Assistant (joined 2018)

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