Opticalise Professional Opticians in Harrow and Waterloo

Meet the team...

Opticalise opticians provides specialist eye care services to both NHS and private patients. Our friendly team of professional opticians have the necessary skills and expertise to provide a thorough eye examination and ensure you and your family are offered the right care and advise to look after your eyes.

Opticalise is an independently run specialist London optician with practices in Harrow and Waterloo. Both practices are equipped with the latest advanced facilities to provide the highest level of optical care together with an excellent personal service that caters for most needs.

Mr Mahel Shah Optometrist

Mr Mahel Shah - Optometrist / Director

Mahel Shah qualified as an optometrist in 2002 from Aston University and has gained invaluable experience through working at independent and high street opticians. He has also spent a lot of time working at specialist eye hospitals such as Moorfields, Central Middlesex Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital and Western Eye Hospital.

Mahel opened his first Ophthalmic practice in Preston Road in 2005 and the second Opticians in Waterloo in 2010 as he believed in giving his customers the best possible eye care whilst making the whole experience enjoyable and personal. With over 10 years experience, Mahel understands the importance of taking the time to listen to the concerns of patients and ensuring that they are fully addressed during the consultation. Mahel is actively involved in improving eye care in the local community.

In his spare time, Mahel is especially passionate about eyecare for children and works closely with local charities.

Rakhee - Dispensing Opticians/ Business owner.

Rakhee has been in the optics field for more than 25 years. She has a wealth of experience in managing various different optical outlets and has applied her knowledge to set up this business with Mahel in 2005. She now focuses mainly on staff training and ensure smooth running of the practices.

Vandita Patel - Optometrist

Vandita graduated from Aston University in 2009 and is part of the optometrist team based at both branches.

She believes that by listening to the patients concerns the eyecare can be tailored to suit specific needs.

Vandita is clinically driven and passionate in all aspects of ocular conditions specifically in glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.

She frequently attends various seminars and courses relating to specific ocular conditions and aims to specialise within these particular areas.

Roshni Dalia - Optometrist

Roshni is part of our team of Optometrists. She is mainly based in the Preston Road branch. However, you may see her in Waterloo from time to time.

She graduated from Aston University in 2011 with BSc(Hons) in Optometry.

Roshni customises the eye examinations to each individual’s needs and ensures that all patients have a clear understanding of every step of the process, together with recommendations of optical products or advising on appropriate eye care. She endeavours to deliver excellent eye care, taking time to listen to the patients concerns, and assisting them to the very best of her ability.

Roshni is passionate about fund raising for various charities. Outside of work she enjoys travelling and scuba diving.

Eleni - Senior Staff (Preston Road)

Eleni has been working with us making sure that every customer receives the best service.

Being very enthusiastic about helping patients with choosing the right frames and lenses according to their needs, in combination with the degree and a masters qualification she holds in Optics, Eleni provides the appropriate information and advice to our customers, making every visit to our store a unique experience. She is involved in all aspects of customer care and she always tries her best for every patient to meet their needs.

Outside work she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Sonal - Dispensing & Customer Care (Preston Road)

She has been with Opticalise Opticians for over 4 years and proficient in all aspects of dispensing and customer care. Sonal holds a Master of Commerce degree in Accounts and Business Management.

She is fluent in English, Gujarati and Hindi and is able to deal with patients over the phone and in person efficiently, having worked in a retail environment for over ten years. She also helps out in all general and administration duties to make sure our practice runs smoothly and efficiently.

Our patients find her very approachable and are appreciative of her knowledge and expertise.

Agnes - Optical Assistant (Preston Road)

Agnes is an optical assistant at the Preston Road branch. She's a very friendly and open minded person, with a responsible attitude. As an optical assistant, Agnes makes sure every customer gets a great experience when they visit Opticalise Opticians. It means listening to what the patient wants, explaining offers and products and dispensing different types of lenses.

Previously, Agnes was working in a a very busy Gym on the reception desk helping with queries and staff management.

Her hobbies include volleyball, drawing, dancing, and spend quality time with her son.

Ioana - Optical Advisor (Waterloo)

Having over four years experience in the area of optics, Ioana has gained excellent skills in understanding patients needs, and she is doing it with passion. Making use of the best of her social skills, she is an outgoing and open person, always happy to help. Previously she has worked as a PR Specialist in her country. She has a genuine interest in increasing her knowlege and she believes that a healthy mind dwells in a healthy body.'

Rishi - Optical Advisor (Waterloo)

Rishi has been in optics for 2 and a half years and is also on his second year studying Ophthalmic Lenses at college. He is a very calm, approachable and friendly person and can dispense at all levels. Previously he has worked for the NHS for three years understanding patients needs. His hobbies are travelling, socialising, football and swimming.

Patient testimonials

I am delighted with the comfort of the new lenses and all the advise you gave me to consider the best options for my lifestyle as well as the general health of my eyes...

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