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ESTABLISHED IN 1976 - OVER 1,000 FRAMES KEPT IN STOCK

WHY CHOOSE F G BROWN & ASSOCIATES?

We are team of trusted ophthalmic opticians, dispensing opticians and eye care specialists that have been providing exceptional services to the Stowmarket community for over 40 years. We provide high-quality care, fantastic eyewear solutions and we use the latest technology on the market, to do so! Find out more about our team or get in touch today

Woman trying on glasses in optometrist’s shop. Image shot 2009. Exact date unknown

CARE FOR YOUR VISION WITH THE HELP OF F G BROWN & ASSOCIATES

Some of the fantastic services we offer that make us stand out from the crowd, include OCT and Optomap imaging, Colorimetry, and the use of a fantastic new Phropter. Our team is on hand to answer any questions you may have and we are happy to explain how we use technology to help understand your eyes and how our spectacles, lenses and products can help you with both your vision and your eye health.

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OUR OPTICIANS

Geoffrey Peacock

GEOFFREY PEACOCK

Geoffrey Peacock is our principal optometrist, having joined the practice in 1986. He originally worked with Mr Brown and carried on the development of his career with the practice. The practice has always encouraged its staff to develop their skills, and consequently Mr Peacock passed a number of certificated courses in different aspects of eye care. Mr Peacock is particularly enthusiastic about the developments in eye examination instrumentation, so that eye examinations can be much more thorough and in depth than in the past.

Darrel Goddard

DARREL GODDARD

Darrel Goddard also joined the practice in 1986, training and qualifying as a professionally qualified dispensing optician in 1990. You can be sure that any spectacles purchased from our practice will be appropriate and fit for purpose and will fit comfortably and securely under Mr Goddard’s supervision. He is responsible for the continuing updated spectacle lenses and frames that the practice holds and is your point of contact if you have any particular lens or frame requirements. Outside work Darrel enjoys sport and is a Qualified County football referee.

Oonagh - Optician

OONAGH BOOTH

Oonagh graduated from Bradford University in 1991 with her Bachelor of Optometry degree. She has worked for FG Brown opticians since 2009 as an optometrist and has over 30 years experience. She recently completed a diploma in OCT interpretation and has a keen interest in colorimetry and visual stress. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and country walks.

Sareena - Optometrist

SAREENA PARMAR

Sareena received her Bachelor of Optometry degree in 2016 and joined the team in 2018 as one of our full time Optometrists. She is very passionate about eye care and has been pursuing further qualifications to enhance her clinical knowledge and practice.

RECEPTIONISTS/FRAME STYLISTS

Zoe - Optical assistant
Amy - team member

ZOE

Zoe joined the practice as an optical assistant in July 2022. She takes an interest in Optomap and OCT scanning. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog and family. Shared duties include booking appointments, dealing with general enquiries, pre-screening, additional testing such as Fields, Optomap and OCT and assisting patients with choosing spectacles.

AMY

Amy started working at F G Brown in July 2021. She has an interest in colorimetry testing and in her spare time enjoys walking in the countryside.

Jemima - team member

JEMIMA

Jemima first joined the team back in May 2015. A year later her love of travel took her on a 7-month trip across the world to which she returned to working in the practice in 2017. She enjoys helping patients with choosing glasses.

Sarah - Optical assistant

SARAH

Sarah joined the practice in Jan 2015 as an optical assistant. She enjoys teaching contact lens insertion & removal. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys horse riding & walking her dog.

Nicola - Optical Assistant

NICOLA

Nicola has worked at F G Brown Opticians since 2004 as an optical assistant. She specialises in colorimetry testing and is responsible for many administrative duties. Nicola has a passion for animals especially tigers, even dragging her husband around zoos to see them. In her spare time she enjoys visiting beautiful National Trust places.