Blue Flower

Our Team

Sally Nethercott

 Optometrist / Owner -  Sally Nethercott MSc. FCOptom. Dip Tp(IP).

I set up the Practice in 1985, shortly after moving  to Tadworth.  As many of my long standing patients will remember, I started the Practice in our house so that I could also look after my young children. In 1997, we moved into premises recently vacated by the NatWest Bank, and have not looked back since!

My philosophy is to provide the highest standards of clinical care, whilst allowing plenty of time for individual attention.   I have invested in some of the best available optical technology, and have also kept my own knowledge and skills up to date through continuing professional education.  In 2005 I was awarded an MSc in Clinical Optometry. In 2012 I was awarded a Diploma in Therapeutics so I can now prescribe drugs for eyes within guidelines set by the College of Optometry. 


 Dispensing Optician and Contact Lens Fitter, Chris Bourton FBDO CL


Chris brings a wealth of experience to our Practice from a number of jobs as Dispensing Optician and Contact Lens fitter. We are lucky that he has agreed to come and work with us. His chief role is dispensing glasses, fitting and aftercare of glasses. He is qualified as a contact lens fitter and so will also take on some contact lens patients.

  Alvin Ieong

 Optometrist - Alvin Ieong MSc. MCOptom. Dip Tp(IP). ProfCertGlau

Alvin is a principal optometrist  at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and glaucoma clinic lead at St Georges Hospital Tooting. His current clinics include glaucoma, Lasik/refractive surgery, paediatrics, medical contact lens and casualty. He performs a  laser list inclusive of capsulotomy after cataract surgery,  laser iridotomy and selective laser trabeculoplasty for glaucoma treatment at St Georges Hospital.

He has supervised pre-registration students since qualifying in 1995 and has several publications in peer reviewed ophthalmology journals.

He enjoys spending his Thursdays giving our patients very comprehensive eye examinations and performing lacrimal syringing on those patients with problematic watery eyes. His appointments are now much in demand.


 Sarah Gingell

Sarah is our part time dispensing optician. She works Mondays and alternative Saturdays. Sarah is a well respected member of our team and very popular with the patients.



 Karen Walsh

 Karen Walsh

Karen works Monday to Wednesdays on Reception. When she is on duty, the practice runs seamlessly and she makes life very easy for the practitioners and pleasant for the patients.  

 Jackie Cook

Jackie has been with us several year. She has lots of enthusiasm, good humour and has become a great member of the team. She is very knowledgable on the running of the practice and works with us on a Thursday and Friday.




 Dima Pak 

Dima has recently joined us to work Saturdays. He has been welcomed by the whole team as he is a really fast learner and a pleasure to have in the Practice.

Ken Nethercott

 Ken Nethercott MBE

Ken, (my father-in-law) has been with us for many. His job with us follows a career in the Royal Navy, from which he retired as a Lt Commander, MBE. He is known to some of our patients as "The Admiral".