The practice is now CLOSED and will remain until further advice from the Government regarding COVID-19.
Given the advice, the government have given and the current situation with COVID-19, we have made the decision to close the practice. Our priority is to participate in government collective efforts to ensure the safety of both our staff and patients.
If you have an ocular emergency we are still here to help.
If you need to contact us please refer to the practice contact page and our Optometrist is happy to help you.
We are positive we can get through these difficult times together if we participate in the collective effort to ensure the safety of everyone. We look forward to welcoming you back to the practice again very soon.
For now, stay safe.
Your local optician in Leicestershire
Farmilo Optometrist: Queens Rd
Visit our Queens Road eye clinic in South Leicester
Farmilo Optometrists is home to a strong team of optometrists, dispensing opticians and optical consultants who can help you find the right answer to any optical issues you are facing. whether it’s blurred vision, strained eyes or tired eyes, we have experts who can quickly identify the best way to help.
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Farmilo Optometrist Leicester
45 Queens Road, Leicester
Contact our optometrists
Tel. 0116 270 95 95
Reorder your contact lenses online
If you already have an account for contact lenses, you can order them online by logging on the lens-reorder website.
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Monday : 09:00 – 17.30
Tuesday : 09:00 – 17.30
Wednesday : 09:00 – 17.30
Thursday : 09:00 – 17.30
Friday : 09:00 – 17.30
Saturday : 09:00 – 17.30
Sunday : Closed
At Farmilo Optometrists, Our aim is to create a relaxed, friendly environment in which to provide you with specialist eyecare.
We deliver a very personal, unhurried service for patients of all ages. we want to build long-term relationships that will see you turning to us for all optometry needs for years to come.
Designer & Fashion Eyewear
We stock an excellent selection of designer and fashion eyewear and have more than 1,000 frames in stock for you to choose from. We want to assist in finding the right spectacles which frame your face and bring out the best in you.
FIND YOUR PERFECT FRAMES
call us at 0116 270 9595 or book your visit online
Farmilo Optometrists branch staff
Get the best eye care from a team you can trust
At Farmilo Optometrists, our highest priority is to provide excellent patient care. We ensure that everyone who leaves our practice has been given the time and attention required to carry out a full and through eye test. We welcome questions and help you to choose the right vision correction if necessary.
Practice Manager / Dispensing Optician
Beth qualified as an optometrist in 2013, and has more recently been awarded the College of Optometrists Professional Certificates in both Medical Retina and Paediatric Eye Care. Her clinical interests include children’s eye care and contact lenses. Outside of work Beth enjoys playing badminton, going to the theatre and holidays around the UK.
Kiran is the senior optometrist at Richards Opticians. She qualified as an optometrists in 2006 and
enjoys all things eyes! Her special interests are binocular vision and visual stress, related to dyslexia
and migraines. Her fun and friendly nature will have you leaving with a smile, but do be warned if
you like to talk food and fashion, you might be a while!
Harry is one of the practice Optometrists, who oddly holds the Guinness Book of World Record title for ‘best smelling Optom’ …. This, of course, isn’t true, but if there was such a thing it would definitely go to our Harry, due to the patients who often comment on his delicious aroma!
Styled by the wife, whether he’s comfortable in it or not, he always looks on point for a clinic with the hair cut of her choice to go with it, so style wise he’s got it all going on in the test room.
Fun, friendly yet professional is probably the best description for Harry. His personal recommendations are what patients appreciate the most as they value his opinion based on the mutual respect he builds with them.
Before stepping into the test room he starts the day with a touch of fitness, whether it be at the gym or running the roads. Boxing is also a love of Harry’s and he’s even tried his hips at Zumba this year… so all in all he smells and moves pretty well – not a bad combo!
What patients say :
Farmilo Optometrists has had a branch on Leicestershire’s fashionable Queens Road since 1991. Our reputation has been enhanced by the positive recommendations and word of mouth we have generated due to our customers being delighted with the excellent, personal service we provide.
” My husband likes to see an independent optician as he has a complex problem with his eyes to add to this he needs a wheelchair accessible building, well Farmilo met his needs and more. They took time and care to make the eye site test trouble free and they also took care and time to help him choose his new frames. To find such service and care very reassuring and we would recommend FARMILO without a doubt. When we went to collect them ,again they made sure he was happy . So thank you all .”
” Having broken my glasses late on a Saturday afternoon they made time to fit me in before they closed and ordered my new ones first thing Monday. They were ready by Tuesday! Great service, especially from David “
” Very helpful and welcoming staff who make the experience of visiting the practice far more than just an eye test or purchase of glasses.
The quality of service is outstanding employing all of the latest technology to determine your eye health, when purchasing glasses I didn’t feel I was being urged to buy the most expensive ones and many options and deals were offered.
I would highly recommend Farmilo’s over any of the chain opticians. “
” Fantastic professional service. Even saw me with an eye problem at the last minute and prescribed me appropriate treatment. Offered to check up on me if not sorted. Luckily it was much better with the treatment so no need. Very appreciated.“
” I have been served by Farmilo Optometrists for some thirty years. During my last visit I was introduced to a new piece of equipment – the 3D OCT Scan which I under stand improves their ability to keep a check on the condition of the eyes. Farmilo keeps a check on the intervals between my visits and had reminded me one was due. As ever I was treated most courteously and promptly on my visit.“
Mr E. Kendall Clark
” We were really happy to find Farmilo – friendly, knowledgeable and with good advice and a great range of frames to choose from. The folks in there are always happy to see you, and spend time understanding what lenses and glasses you are looking for, and make a good job of selecting options that match what you asked for, and some that may push the boundaries a bit, but help you make the best choice. “
” I have been wearing my new glasses for less than 24 hours, but I wanted to say how much they have transformed my vision already. Last evening I found my eyes far less tired at the end of the day than they have been.
The service has been fantastic; it was only a week between having my eye-test and receiving my new glasses. Please thank all the staff on my behalf, and let me wish you all a very Happy Christmas. “
” A combination of cheerfulness and thorough eye testing with all the latest techniques and technologies – David has helped the whole family go through various stages of glasses and lenses.“
” Excellent place. Very friendly and efficient. “
” Friendly and professional, my husband has been going there for 20 years now and will continue to make the journey there from the other side of the county “
” Good staff with good advice “
” This was my first time at Farmilos. The Queens Road branch and what a lovely experience it was. From the warm welcome I received to the excellent and thorough examination I had. I was a little apprehensive at the thought of a different Optician but I was quickly reassured and had the best eye test I have ever had. A change of spectacles was required and I was delighted to see Sue has transferred from the Francis Street branch to Queens Road. She is excellent at helping you choose the frames, she always seems to know what will suit you, to her excellent fitting skills. A real gem! Everyone who works there seems so skilful, friendly and helpful. A real pleasure and i’m delighted with my new specs “
” A lovely opticians, such friendly ad staff and kind staff. Brilliant service, thank you. “
” Thank you for seeing me the other day. I am very impressed and much appreciate attention given to me. “
” Many thanks for my new glasses great vari-focals. Previously i had trouble getting my complex prescriptions accurate but no trouble here and a great range of frames to choose from. I have also had support getting sports glasses with the same tricky lenses which was a huge relief The team are helpful, efficient and very accommodating. Super product , great service. Many thanks , Fiona “
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