Welcome to Carpenters Optometrists – Professional Eyecare Practitioners

Our team are passionate about taking the time to do the best possible job they can for you.  We’re always there for you no matter what; anything from a red eye to spectacles that won’t stay in place – we can help.

A desire to provide the best possible eye care for you means that we take a detailed medical history and carefully examine your eyes so that not only can we help with problems with your eyesight, we can even detect certain illnesses long before your suffer any symptoms.  Our Radstock practice even has a special OCT Retinal Scanner which provides mindblowing 3D images of the back of your eye allowing us to measure the slightest changes.


Should you need any vision correction our Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians will take the time to ensure they get the right frames and lenses, or the best possible contact lenses for you.

Good old fashioned service with state of the art technology and know how for you and your eyes.

Have a good look round our site – it’s full of helpful hints, tips and advice about all sorts of things eye-related and you can use the search button at the top to find anything you need, or drop us a line.  We’re always happy to help!

When did you last have your eyes examined?

Not just tested, but really examined. Really discussed. Really thought about? Welcome to seeing things our way.

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Latest News & Views

Children's glasses

Our top tips for making glasses a happy experience - for children - and parents!

19 February 2014
Having to wear glasses can sometimes present mixed emotions for children and teens - not to mention their poor parents!  In fact very often we've noticed it's more stressful for the parents - while your five year old is merrily chewing on their new frames or your 13 year old couldn't care less, you've got all sorts of questions and worries about their sight and how on earth you're going to get them to wear their glasses…
Frame sale

Calling all bargain hunters!

8 January 2014
It's the perfect time to shake off those winter blues with a new look and or the first time ever, we are reducing selected frames this January - grab yourself a bargain! Both branches have frames at up to 50% off, including designer brands such as Bench, Jaeger, Karen Millen, X-Eyes, Morgan, and some wonderful children's frames too including Action Man and Bench Kids! Simply call in for a cup of tea and a browse whenever you're passing, or if you feel you need your eye examining first you can now book online…

£2.50 or £250 - Are All Sunglasses Really Just As Good?

21 August 2013
Well the short answer is... yes and no!  (I can hear the collective groan already…

Our Top 10 Tips for keeping contact lens wear safe!

14 January 2012
From time to time, frightening stories appear in the news about people who have developed serious eye infections and even sight-loss through contact lens wear…
Tips for happy, healthy eyes.

Tips For Healthy, Happy Eyes!

5 December 2011
It’s easy to put weakening sight down to ‘just getting older’…

I have no hesitation in recommending Abi’s work as an optometrist. My eyesight, obviously, is very important to me because among other things I love driving; I have a mate who lost his driving licence through an eye problem last year and he was devastated.

I am diabetic and it can effect eyesight so it is very important to get as good check ups as possible, and I think Abi can perform that for me. I make use of the additional technology that she has recently installed and I have 100 per cent trust in what she does on behalf of keeping my eyesight as good as it can be

Keith Bridges25th February 2013

Radstock Branch

Lovat Short Optometrists

2 The Street

Tel: 01761 432 169

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-1pm   2pm-5.30pm
Saturday 9am-1pm   1.30pm-5pm


Worle Branch

Carpenters Optometrists

184a High Street
BS22 6JD

Tel: 01934 512 838

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm

Sat 9am-5pm