At Simon Falk Eyecare you’ll find a small team of friendly and highly qualified professionals. We take pride in offering a warm and individual service to all our customers.
You can have confidence in our breadth of experience and qualifications. Amongst us, we have specialisms in laser eye surgery, Glaucoma detection and management, paediatric optometry and specialist contact lens fitting, plus an extensive range of experience gained through many years of providing professional optical care.
We’re a proudly independent practice, dedicated to providing the highest level of personalised eyecare.
Simon Falk - BSc (Hons) MCOptom FBDO
Simon Falk qualified as an Optometrist in 1994. Since qualifying he has worked in both the multiple and independent sector. He is a senior examiner with Association of British Dispensing Opticians and Optometrist to Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Leeds Rhinos and Leeds Carnegie.
He has worked with England men and women’s cricket teams and high profile sports people attend for his visual skills. He has more than ten years experience in laser eye surgery as a Consultant for Accuvision. Simon is also an expert with the specialist contact lens fitting skills needed for Keratoconus (KC).
Hannah Croft - Optometrist
Hannah has recently joined the team in the Practice and is a qualified Optometrist. She has been qualified since 2004 and has worked in a variety of multiple and independent practices. Her experience included supervising 6 graduate optometrists.
Julie Clarkson - BSc (Hons) FBDO CL
Julie graduated with a degree in Psychology in 1997. She then spent 5 years with a large multiple optician, gaining her dispensing optician qualification.
She qualified as a Contact Lens Optician in 2003 and her speciality contact lens fitting skills include overnight vision correction. In her spare time, Julie now has a young family and makes silver jewellery
Sharon Johnson - Trainee Dispensing Optician
Sharon has worked in optics for 30 years. She lives in Harrogate, is married with 1 daughter and she enjoys the theatre and concerts.
Sam Watkinson - Part time receptionist
Sam joined us in August 2014. She is new to Optics and will assist in running reception. In a previous life she was Manager of a travel agents. She has great customer service skills and a good knowledge of where to holiday, her favourites being Havana, Cuba and Rome. She loves reading, watching films and sport.
Yvonne Waring - Receptionist
Yvonne has lived and worked in the Oakwood area for 25 years and joined soon after the opening of the Oakwood practice in April 1999. Having previously worked in the textiles industry, Yvonne enjoys running the reception desk and takes pride in ensuring a friendly and individual service.
Yvonne has 3 children and 3 grandchildren and has been married for nearly 40 years. She originally comes from Bolton but has lived in Leeds for the last 32 years.