Meet our Team
rena elliott - OPTOMETRIST
Rena received her optometry degree from Dublin Institute of Technology in 1986, and was awarded the Harte Barry Award for achieving first place in her final exams. Rena worked with Wigmore Opticians in Baggott Street before setting up Elliott Opticians in Athlone in 1988. In her three decades practicing as an optician, Rena has examined thousands of eyes and is dedicated to giving you the benefit of her expertise.
SIOBHAN LACEY - OPTOMETRIST
Qualifying with first class honours in optometry from D.I.T in 1996, Siobhan has gained invaluable experience in Ireland and honed her skills in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Siobhan practices in all areas of general optometry including contact lenses and dry eyes. Having joined the practice in 2014, Siobhan will guide you on the best eye care.
deborah greene - Trainee Dispensing Optician & lab technician
Deborah joined Elliott Opticans three years ago as an optical assistant, and in that time she has begun her training for a degree to qualify her as a Dispensing Optician, With her previous experience in the retail industry, Deborah ensures that each patient leaves the practice with glasses they love.
JOHN ELLIOTT - DISPENSING OPTICIAN
Having received his training in London, John qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1993. The optics field is constantly changing and John enjoys keeping up to date with the latest in lens technologies, to ensure you get the best possible lens design for your prescription. With almost 25 years experience in the field, you know you are in safe hands.
SANDRA GRADY - Optical Assistant & Lab Technician
Sandra has been with the Elliott family for almost 20 years now. With her artistic streak, Sandra designs all our window displays and visual merchandising within the store, when she isn't too busy serving customers and fitting lenses.
CHARLENE HAMILTON - OPTICAL ASSISTANT
The newest member of the Elliott Opticians team, Charlene started working with us last year. With her qualification in make up artistry and previous experience as a beauty therapist, Charlene is our resident make up artist and an expert on finding the perfect frames to suit our customers.
A part of the Elliott's team for almost ten years now, Marie handles the accounting and book keeping side of the business with ease.
Originally joining Elliott Opticians as a receptionist, Sharon has been here since the beginning. She now works part time behind the scenes, taking care of the optical benefits and administration.