Your Local Opticians
Our friendly, local staff have a wealth of knowledge in the optical industry. We will use state of the art technology to tailor our eye examinations to your individual needs.
We offer a wide variety of frames and lenses to suit all tastes and budgets from NHS frames to individually handcrafted pieces to cater for the most discerning tastes.
Comprehensive Eye Exams
Complete Optical Services
Contact Lens Examination
Welcome to MySight, our online patient portal allows you to book new appointments, manage existing appointments, view the status of any recent orders, view the clinical images from your examinations and check your latest prescriptions.
If you would like any assistance with our MySight portal then please do not hesitate to contact us.
Our Friendly Staff
Optometrist & Director
Practice Manager, Dispensing Optician and Director
Michael graduated from Bradford University and has worked in independent optometry since 1999. He joined the team at Janet Porter Opticians in March 2015 as a director and is married with 2 children. In his spare time he is a keen sports fan and follower of Aston Villa Football Club. He also enjoys spending time with his family as well as keeping fit by getting out on his bicycle as often as possible.
Richard graduated from Warwick University in 1990 and 23 years later has recently completed his second degree in English Literature with The Open University. He initially trained as a managing Dispensing Optician with Dollond & Aitchison and has over 20 years of experience in Optical Dispensing. He first joined Janet Porter Opticians in 2004 and now part owns the practice. In his spare time he strives to balance is love for Aston Villa, live music and his family.
Who We Are