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Free Advice and Help for those Struggling with Sight Loss

After receiving praise for successfully improving the lives of patients losing their sight, local opticians, Anne Gill Eyecare, is proud to be hosting ‘Low Vision Aid Days’ on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June offering free examinations and advice to those who need help in maintaining their independence. Portsmouth’s leading independent opticians, Anne Gill Eyecare […]

New Sights for Vera

A 73 year old who had given up on reading, sewing and even watching television has found a new lease of life through the help from local eye experts, optical support specialists and the Portsmouth CCG. A year ago, Vera Henning was struggling with independent living on a daily basis. Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration in […]

Independent celebrates fifth birthday

Read the article about Anne Gill Eyecare’s fifth birthday on Optometry Today’s website.   Optometry Today

Fifth Birthday Celebrations for Portsmouth Opticians

Over 100 guests attended the celebrations for the fifth birthday of Portsmouth’s leading independent opticians, Anne Gill Eyecare.   A constant stream of staff, customers and well-wishers crowded the store of Anne Gill Eyecare in North End which extended its Saturday morning opening hours for a full day of celebrations to mark the business’ fifth […]

Portsmouth Optician Reaches Five Year Milestone

  When Anne Gill first opened the doors of her new optician’s practice in London Road Portsmouth  January 2013, little did she know what the next five years might bring?  True, she had gained over thirty years of experience as a dispensing optician, but it had all been working for other people. Managing her own […]

Portsmouth opticians celebrates after welcoming 2,000th customer.

Anne Gill Eyecare is back in the Portsmouth News again today after welcoming her 2000th customer at her practice in North End, Portsmouth. Stephen Melhuish, who was unaware that he had become the store’s 2,000th customer, was rewarded with an offer of half-price glasses to mark the milestone. Read the full article in the Portsmouth […]

Five steps to perfect daytime vision without lenses

When you start to notice that your eyesight if not what it once was, it’s common to go into denial. Why is it that so many short-sighted people resist the advice of family and friends to go to an optician to get their eyes tested? Most of our patients tell us that they put it […]

More new technology arrives at Anne Gill Eyecare

The Portsmouth News reported today that local independent opticians, Anne Gill Eyecare, based in North End, Portsmouth, has just invested in new equipment called a Topographer which can be used to treat dry eye, re-shape the eye so contact lenses don’t have to be worn during the day, and control short-sightedness in children. Anne Gill […]

Anne Gill on ExpressFM

Listen to Anne Gill’s interview with Darren Gamblen on ExpressFM’s Drivetime show on the 1st March (2017). Just click on the play button below.   [su_spacer size=”30″]

Anne Gill Eyecare Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

Portsmouth’s most successful independent opticians, Anne Gill Eyecare, celebrated its fourth birthday with an Open Event in partnership with leading British designers, Wolf Eyewear. To celebrate the start of its fourth year serving the city of Portsmouth and its surrounds, Anne Gill Eyecare hosted an exclusive preview for its customers of the entire range of […]

Fashion and Freebies at Opticians’ Eyewear Event

Portsmouth’s most successful independent opticians, Anne Gill Eyecare, is hosting an Open Event for new and existing customers in partnership with British designers, Wolf Eyewear, on Friday 3rd March. To celebrate the start of its fourth year serving the city of Portsmouth and its surrounds, Anne Gill Eyecare is hosting an exclusive preview of the […]

Anne Gill Eyecare in the Portsmouth News again

Not for an award this time but for successfully taking on an apprentice. “Apprentice joins the team at busy opticians”. Darcy, 17, filled in an application for an apprenticeship through HTP Training. After a meeting at the company’s training centre at 1000 Lakeside in North Harbour, she chose to be put forward for Anne Gill […]

Those difficult teenage years … for your eyes.

Even though our eyes are effectively fully developed by the age of seven, our teenage years are full of new experiences and firsts that place unique demands on our vision. Activities like drinking and smoking are known to be harmful, but there are plenty of other challenges for our eyes throughout these years of physical […]

Dry Eye Clinic – Open Day – 11th May

Do you suffer from painful, irritated eyes? Our dry eye clinic could be the answer. Dry eye is one of the commonest yet most under diagnosed eye diseases. It’s caused by an inability to produce the right quantity or quality of tears. We are Hampshire’s only TearLab. We are having an open day on 11th […]

New Anne Gill Eyecare website finally goes live

Unfortunately our hosting company had some serious technical problems with their systems which delayed the official launch of our new website but at long last, today all the issues were finally resolved and we are proud to announce that our gleaming new website is now live! You can also download our new Mobile App for […]

Anne Gill Eye Care in the Portsmouth News

“Future looking bright for optician working on building business” Following on from her success at the Natwest Venus awards, the Portsmouth News have just produced an article about the success of award winning Anne Gill Eyecare, the local independent opticians. Read the article on the News website

Anne Gill Eyecare wins NatWest Venus awards Portsmouth New Business of the Year 2014

If you have been following our News items recently, you will know that Anne was one of 3 finalists in the NatWest Venus awards (Portsmouth) in the New Business of the Year category. Well, we are pleased to be able to inform you that she has won the award. Anne started her business just 18 […]

Which? report shows independent opticians came top

A new report released by Which? at the end of June 2014, revealed that out of the 5,409 customers they surveyed, independent optician shops topped the survey with a customer satisfaction score of 88%. One of the well known high street opticians featured further down the list at 72% but many of the others, including […]

Another nomination for Anne Gill Eye Care – NatWest Venus Awards Portsmouth 2014

We are really excited to have been picked as one of the 3 finalists for the NatWest Small Business category in the NatWest Venus Awards Portsmouth 2014. There are a 15 different categories in the awards, the finalists were selected from around fifty hopeful semi-finalists and the results were announced at the Langstone Hotel, Portsmouth in […]

Anne Gill Eye Care – Start-Up Business in this year’s Business Awards

Following our nomination, we are very pleased to announce that we were runner up start-up business in the News Business Excellence Awards.

Anne Gill Eye Care shortlisted for Start-Up Business in this year’s Business Awards

We are very pleased to announce that we have been nominated for best start-up business in the local “News” Business Awards. Fingers crossed ! (click on image to view larger version)

Anne eyes new opportunities after launching her own firm

“Anne eyes new opportunities after launching her own firm” Article in Portsmouth News, 14th December 2013 read more…

Hampshire’s first Tear Lab opens in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Opticians Pioneers Revolutionary Technology The team at Anne Gill Eyecare in North End are celebrating the arrival of ground-breaking technology from the US that has revolutionised the assessment and diagnosis of irritable eyes. People suffering from dry, irritable or watery eyes are now being given the opportunity to identify the cause through the examination […]

Practice Opening

Our practice opening was a great success. Thanks to all that attended.

New website launches

Our new website is launched with all the information you need about Anne Gill Eyecare ahead of the opening in January 2013. The site has been designed to look good whether you are sat in front of your PC/Mac, sat on the sofa with your Tablet or on the bus looking at your phone.

Work starts on new shop

The shop is about to start its transformation into a sleek new Optician.