Qualified professionals

Our optometrists use their wealth of clinical knowledge and experience to perform thorough eye tests, carefully monitoring and diagnosing our patients’ vision and ocular health. Our optical assistants are trained to answer any queries you may have in a welcoming and friendly manner, and to help select the perfect glasses for you.

ROBERT LINSKYOptometrist - BSc FCOptom DipCLP
Robert graduated with a first class honours in optometry in 1979, subsequently he specialised in ocular health and pathology, gaining a fellowship from the College of Optometry as well as a specialist contact lens qualification.

He has over 30 years of clinical experience, both through running the practice as well as work in hospital eye departments. He has also been to Ethiopia and Uganda with Vision Aid Overseas, a charity we continue to support with donations of old glasses.

Robert is currently an examiner for the College of Optometry for the professional qualifying examinations. His areas of interest include eye disease and rigid gas permeable (hard) contact lenses.

MICHELLE BARRYOptometrist - BA BSc MCOptom Prof Cert LV
Michelle is Robert’s daughter and qualified as an optometrist in 2013 from City University. Before taking over Robert Linsky Optometrists, she worked for over four years at the Institute of Optometry, as well as working briefly for Boots Opticians and an independent practice in Enfield.

In 2015, Michelle was a finalist in the UK-wide AOP ‘Newly Qualified Optometrist of the Year’ Award, short-listed by a panel of expert judges. Her award-winning university dissertation on ‘Risk Factors and Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy’ was published in the Optician journal, and her review of ‘Colorimetry in Vision and Education’ was published in Optometry Today. She has also supervised on courses for pre-registration optometrists.

JEAN LINSKYQualified Dispensing Optician
Jean is Robert’s wife and has been working at the practice for over 30 years. She qualified as a dispensing optician in 1990. She can help with complex prescriptions and specialist eyewear, and has a particular flair for choosing just the right frame for our patients. Jean has had two visits to Zambia with Vision Aid Overseas where she was part of a team training local staff to test eyes, dispense and manufacture glasses for the new eye clinics in Kabwe hospital and in Livingstone hospital.
CARLA DEEOptical Assistant
Carla has worked for Robert Linsky Optometrists since 2007.

Carla is an experienced optical assistant who, as well as being a capable receptionist, is also able to adjust and repair glasses.

Carla is on first name terms with many of our patients and she takes pride in getting to know each and every patient. Carla is passionate about travelling and enjoys dancing.

Charlotte joined Robert Linsky Optometrists in 2015. Her enthusiasm for optics is contagious. Charlotte has a great eye for the best frame styles and colour to suit you. She enjoys music and has two lovely children, who are also patients at the practice.
ANGELA LEE-LAZONEOptical Assistant
Angie is the newest member of our team, joining Robert Linsky Optometrists in 2017, and has already proved herself more than up for the job. In her spare time Angie listens to music and sings in a choir.
VIVIAN MEADOptical Assistant
Viv first joined Robert Linsky Optometrists over 30 years ago, but keeps coming back to help us out, for which we are extremely grateful. As well as supporting the optometrists, she runs the administration of the practice admirably. Viv likes to play golf in her spare time.

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