Meet the Team
Janice Juul Owner & Optometrist
BSc FBOA BCLA Member of the British Contact Lens Association.
Member of the International Institute of Colorimetry
Diploma in School Vision
Qualified in 1976 and opened Juul & Payne in 1983, nearly 40 years ago. Mrs. Juul is the owner of this independent practice. As our optometrist, Mrs. Juul specialises in dry eyes, behavioural optometry, children's vision as well as contact lenses.
Angus Maclaren Ross Optometrist / MCOptom
Angus Maclaren Ross
Angus has been with us for many years. He is experienced in a range of optometry fields, with particular interests in blepharitis and glaucoma. He is focused on keeping pace with the best in healthcare practice and attends hospital eye conferences to do so. He is 6ft 8 and technically a giant. Angus also has a wealth of personal and professional experience with children and adults with special educational needs and disabilities.
Jo Low Manager
Jo has been with the practice since 2013. She started working originally on reception and is now the practice manager and a qualified optical assistant. She advises on frame choice and dispensing as well as performing colorimetry testing and is a colorimetry patient herself! So she can answer any questions you may have.
Chris Clarke Dispensing optician FBDO
Chris joined Juul & Payne in 2019 and already has over 10 years of experience in optics. Chris is our resident dispensing optician and won the prestigious Rodenstock Prize in his final exams. Jan says that when she started in optics there was just one A4 sheet of available lenses and now there are massive books full of the different options available. Chris is an expert on finding the perfect lens for you, He's also a really good frame stylist (this is 'personal shopping' for glasses) asking you about your lifestyle and other needs before finding you the perfect pair.
Lizzy Naden Optical Assistant
Lizzy has a keen interest in the optical world. You'll find her at reception, answering the phone, taking retinal imagery and fields as well as dealing with general queries.
Lia Amri Optical Assistant
Lia works at the practice during our busy hours to help us stay afloat! She is incredibly friendly and helpful. She can answer your queries, book you in for appointments and do preliminary testing. She also makes a mean cuppa!
Katie Boast Optical Assistant
Katie is an experienced Optical Assistant. From recommending the perfect frames, to making appointments - she's here to help you with all your eyecare and eyewear needs.