• About Richard Morwood Optometrists Banbridge


  • If you prefer dealing with local shops and local people, Richard Morwood Optometrist is the right choice for you. These are the people at your local optometrist who you know and trust, who will look after you and your eyes and make sure quality is never compromised by time constraints or orders from higher up. We love our jobs and take pride in providing a friendly and professional service.

    If you have an acute problem with your eyes or you need your glasses adjusted, please come and see us straight away.

  • Richard Morwood

    Optometrist & owner

    Richard was schooled at The Wallace High School in Lisburn and continued to study optometry at UMIST in Manchester. He worked in private practices in Thames Valley and Zimbabwe. After a year of travelling the globe he worked at the optometry department of Hogeschool Midden Nederland in Utrecht, The Netherlands. A move to Glasgow saw him working for a busy private practice in the centre of the city and becoming manager for several years. In 2000 he took over the optometry business in Northern Ireland which he still runs.
    Richard is a very skilled photographer of nature and wildlife and he enjoys baking and spinning. He is married and has three daughters.

  • Lisa Lundy

    Optical Assistant

    Lisa is our longest serving member of staff and has 17 years experience as an Optical Assistant, of which 14 years in our practice. She is married and lives in Portadown. She enjoys travelling and has an interest in walking and running.

  • Sarah Irwin

    Optical Assistant

    Sarah joined us in the summer of 2014 and brings 20 years experience as an Optical Assistant and has mostly worked in independent practices in Northern Ireland. Sarah is married and lives in Dromore. She has an interest in photography, likes walking and keeps fit with racket sports.

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