About Us

The professional team of eye care specialists at Bentley Opticians includes fully GOC registered ophthalmic opticians, dispensing opticians and contact lens specialists. Our optical advisors are also very well versed in frame styling and have a depth of knowledge on our Varilux lens ranges.

Since 1976, we have always been an independent family run practice who continue to build upon our excellent reputation within the local community for outstanding eye care. We pride ourselves on serving the local community with meticulous care in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our comprehensive eye examinations and contact lens check-ups are supported by the latest diagnostic instruments.

All our staff have worked together for a number of years and have built a truly collaborative and team-focused working culture. As such they provide invaluable support for one another and also have a great understanding of our patients’ needs.

Bentley Opticians is an independently owned optician's practise in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. We are a family run practice who continues to build upon the excellent reputation for quality eye care. We pride ourselves on serving the local community with meticulous care in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We provide personal, friendly eye care for all of the family and comprehensive eye examinations are supported by the lates diagnostic instruments.

Our staff have been working together for a number of years and have therefore built a truly collaborative and team-focused working culture. As such they provide invaluable support for the optometrists and also have a good understanding of the patients needs.

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TAN CHAGGAR
BSc (Hons) Optometrist MCOptom

Tan qualified as an Optometrist in 2008, with a BSc (Hons) in Optometry from Aston University. She is a member of the College of Optometrists, the General Optical Council and the Association of Optometrists. During her 10 years in the profession, Tan has worked for both high street chains and independent opticians, and quickly realised she much preferred the independent approach. Tan takes a particular interest in comprehensively testing the sight of children using various advanced tests. She also specialises in fitting all types and brands of contact lenses to suit individual patient needs (such as multi-focal contact lenses).

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KIM DEVLIN

FBDO Hons CL
Dispensing Optician / Contact lens Optician


Miss. Devlin qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1976 and set up Bentley Opticians in Leigh-on-Sea. She went on to specialise in contact lenses and low vision later in her career. Kim is our main frame style consultant and as a fully qualified Dispensing Optician, you can be sure your glasses will be properly measured and fitted. Kimalso has a flair for fitting contacts lenses for patients that have more complex prescriptions (including various type of gas permeable lenses). In her spare time Kim enjoys writing articles for ABDO and is very highly respected in her field.
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JAS CHAGGAR
BSC (Hons) Optometrist

Jas qualified as an Optometrist in 2006, with a BSc (Hons) in Optometry from City University. Jas went on to successfully complete his professional examinations and is fully registered with the General Optical Council and the Association of Optometrists. In addition to testing all types of patients, Jas takes a particular interest in using specialist coloured filters to assist children and adults with dyslexia and reading difficulties. He really enjoys this field of his work and has had many amazing results over the years, with children and adults noticing dramatic improvements in their reading.

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HEATHER EVERITT
BSC (Hons) Optometrist

Heather is our longest serving staff member and has been with the practice for 17 years. You’ll always find Heather smiling when she greets you and she loves helping our patients find the perfect pair of glasses.
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HILIARY SEAGO
BSC (Hons) Optometrist

Hiliary has been with our practice for 12 years. Apart from scheduling appointments, Hiliary runs a tight ship in co-ordinating the smooth running of Bentley Opticians and maximising customer care.
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EMILY ELZOHIRY
Optical Advisor / Frame Stylist

Emily has been working as an optical advisor for over 3 years. She is our frame styling expert and helps with smooth running of the practice ensuring the highest level of customer care is maintained.
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TAN CHAGGAR
BSc (Hons) Optometrist MCOptom

Tan qualified as an Optometrist in 2008, with a BSc (Hons) in Optometry from Aston University. She is a member of the College of Optometrists, the General Optical Council and the Association of Optometrists. During her 10 years in the profession, Tan has worked for both high street chains and independent opticians, and quickly realised she much preferred the independent approach. Tan takes a particular interest in comprehensively testing the sight of children using various advanced tests. She also specialises in fitting all types and brands of contact lenses to suit individual patient needs (such as multi-focal contact lenses).
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JAS CHAGGAR
BSC (Hons) Optometrist

Jas qualified as an Optometrist in 2006, with a BSc (Hons) in Optometry from City University. Jas went on to successfully complete his professional examinations and is fully registered with the General Optical Council and the Association of Optometrists. In addition to testing all types of patients, Jas takes a particular interest in using specialist coloured filters to assist children and adults with dyslexia and reading difficulties. He really enjoys this field of his work and has had many amazing results over the years, with children and adults noticing dramatic improvements in their reading.

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KIM DEVLIN

FBDO Hons CL
Dispensing Optician /
Contact lens Optician


Miss. Devlin qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1976 and set up Bentley Opticians in Leigh-on-Sea. She went on to specialise in contact lenses and low vision later in her career. Kim is our main frame style consultant and as a fully qualified Dispensing Optician, you can be sure your glasses will be properly measured and fitted. Kimalso has a flair for fitting contacts lenses for patients that have more complex prescriptions (including various type of gas permeable lenses). In her spare time Kim enjoys writing articles for ABDO and is very highly respected in her field.
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HEATHER EVERITT
Receptionist/ Optical Advisor

Heather is our longest serving staff member and has been with the practice for 17 years. You’ll always find Heather smiling when she greets you and she loves helping our patients find the perfect pair of glasses.
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HILIARY SEAGO
Receptionist / Optical Advisor

Hiliary has been with our practice for 12 years. Apart from scheduling appointments, Hiliary runs a tight ship in co-ordinating the smooth running of Bentley Opticians and maximising customer care.
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EMILY ELZOHIRY
Optical Advisor / Frame Stylist

Emily has been working as an optical advisor for over 3 years. She is our frame styling expert and helps with smooth running of the practice ensuring the highest level of customer care is maintained.
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Opening Hours

Monday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am - 1:00pm
Thursday:  9:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Off-street parking outside practice / Car park located opposite

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