OPSM Middle Brighton: Making luxury more affordable with its new range of specs and lenses

(left to right) Sophie Christie, Patsy Williams and Michelle Loupos from OPSM in Brighton.
 Photo: Scott McNaughton

(left to right) Sophie Christie, Patsy Williams and Michelle Loupos from OPSM in Brighton.
 Photo: Scott McNaughton

OPSM Middle Brighton

36 Church Street, Brighton. 9592 7522. opsm.com.au.

  • Comprehensive eye care for men, women and children in a range of brands and styles

 

WHO’S BEHIND THE COUNTER? 

Store manager Patsy Williams has been with OPSM for seven years. She used to work as a medical technician in a hospital in the UK, but changed professions when she moved to Australia in 2006.

“I like meeting people and I enjoy working with my colleagues,” she says. “The product is one of the best … It’s nice to see customers happy with what they buy.”

OPSM Brighton’s optometrist Michelle Loupos says she “fell into” her profession. She has worked in optometry for 12 years and says she loves her job.

“I love helping people to see. You can actually diagnose a lot of health issues by looking at the back of people’s eyes. And I love the fashion side of it too.”

Michelle tests people’s eyes using the Optos retinal imaging device exclusive to OPSM, which boasts the most detailed retinal imaging available on the market. The store also fits glasses using Accufit eye technology for custom-made measurements.

 

OUR PICK 

Bulgari glasses from OPSM in Brighton.
 Photo: Scott McNaughton

Bulgari glasses from OPSM in Brighton.
 Photo: Scott McNaughton

These handmade specs by Italian designer Bulgari are the finest in craftsmanship, using precious materials including Swarovski crystals. Classy but with a bit of bling, they’re ideal for multifocal lenses and versatile for everyday use. Priced between $410 and $440.

 

WHAT’S IN STORE? 

OPSM Brighton has recently updated its stock and now offers a bigger range of spectacles, sunglasses and contact lenses
than ever before, making luxury more affordable. Brands include Tiffany and Co, Prada, Versace, Bulgari, Ray Ban, Vogue, Burberry, Ralph, DKNY, Hugo Boss and Dolce and Gabbana.

 

WHO’S BUYING? 

Everyone from children to seniors. “We play a role similar to that of your local GP, but for eyes,” Michelle says. “Regular customers come back after a year or two to renew their prescription and update their frames.”

 

 

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