Monnow Eyecare Team Clinches Double Triumph at Optometry Wales Awards


Monnow Eyecare, the esteemed independent optician in Monmouth, proudly announces its extraordinary success at the Optometry Wales awards, held at Portland House, Cardiff Bay, on Saturday, November 25th. The dedicated eyecare practice secured the highly coveted "Practice of the Year" award, while its Director and Senior IP Optometrist, Helen Tilley, was honoured with the "Optometrist of the Year."


Since its establishment in 2008, Monnow Eyecare has been a pillar in providing highly personalised eyecare to the Monmouth community. The heart and soul of the practice lie in its hardworking, caring, and talented team of individuals. Renowned for clinical excellence, the practice integrates cutting-edge technology, including myopia control and glaucoma clinics, to deliver comprehensive eye health solutions.


Helen Tilley, with over 30 years of experience, has been the guiding force behind Monnow Eyecare's success. Juggling clinical responsibilities and business management, Helen emphasises the invaluable contribution of her team. Their buy-in and commitment are the cornerstones that enable Monnow Eyecare to stand out. Holding additional qualifications in Glaucoma and therapeutics, Helen is a registered independent prescriber, empowering her to monitor glaucoma patients in the community and issue NHS prescriptions directly for various eye conditions.


In addition to her clinical expertise, Helen is passionate about emergency eyecare, often assisting local farmers with issues like metal fragments. The hardworking, caring, and talented team at Monnow Eyecare ensures that the community receives top-notch eyecare services.


Reflecting on the awards, Helen Tilley emphasised, "I am truly honoured to receive the Practice of the Year and Optometrist of the Year award, and this success is a testament to the dedication of our incredible team. Monnow Eyecare wouldn't be what it is without their buy-in and commitment. We share in this achievement together, and I am immensely proud of each team member. As we look ahead, we are excited to further enhance our services, continuing to prioritize the health and wellbeing of our patients with the unwavering support of our exceptional team."


With this dual recognition at the Optometry Wales awards, Monnow Eyecare reaffirms its position as a leader in the eyecare industry, highlighting the exceptional teamwork, commitment, and care that set them apart.


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