Team - Major Opticians Opticians in Waterford, Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland South East Buy glasses, buy contact lenses, book and eye test or see our resident optometrist for eye care

Richard J Major

Optometric Assistant

Richard Major Jnr completed his schooling at Yeats College in 2016.  Since then he has gained experience working in the retail sector in the community in Waterford. He has interests in technology, health, and cars.  He joined the family business in 2018 and looks forward to furthering his Optometric education having already successfully completed the Read More

    Nicola Power

    Optical Assistant

    I joined Major Opticians in 2017. I love working in the family run business and I enjoy meeting new people everyday. I have recently completed the Optical Assistant course and I look forward to furthering my knowledge in Optics.

      Anne McSweeney

      Clinical Optometrist

      Anne qualified with a degree in optometry (BSc hons) from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2005. After 2 years working in Ireland in community optometry, she moved to Australia where she worked for the next 8 years. In Perth, Australia, Anne worked in the Lions Eye Institute which is a large private eye clinic. She Read More

        Sharon Power

        Studying as an Optical Dispensing Assistant

        I have been working with Major Opticians for 10 years. I love working in this family run business. I have started studying as an Optical Dispensing Assistant with the Angela Ruskin University. I am looking forward to having a greater knowledge of Optics.

          Noelle Aherne

          Manager of Waterford and Carrick Branches

          I have been employed at Major Opticians for the past 17 years, where I over see all aspects in the running of the branches, from management to accounts to the day-to-day operations of the business.

            Edel Lyons

            Optical Dispensing Assistant

            I am working in Major Opticians since January 15. I am currently studying as an Optical Dispensing Assistant with Angela Ruskin University to further my knowledge.

              Sinead Dunne

              Dispensing Optician/Manager FBDO MIADO

              I qualified as a dispensing Optician in Association of British Dispensing Opticians, Kent, UK. I have been working in our practice in both Carrick-on-Suir and Waterford and have over 13 years experience in Optics. I have gained a wide range of experience consulting with patients both young and old. I enjoys the day to day Read More

                Caroline Ambrose

                Optometrist in our Carrick Branch

                I am the Optometrist in our Carrick-0n-Suir practice. I worked in Britian for some years after qualifying and have with Major’s in Carrick-on-Suir since 2003. I enjoy being a community Optometrist. Carrick is a very busy practice and we love getting to know all our customers, old and new.

                  Corina Murphy

                  Optometric Clinic Assistant

                  I am working with Major Opticians for 10 years and love working in this family run business. I am currently studying as a Optometric Clinical Assistant and looking forward to learning new skills.

                    Mary Connolly

                    Optical Assistant

                    I have Worked for Major Opticians for over 25 years as an Optical Assistant. I have worked in all the branches over the years but now am based mainly in Carrick-on-Suir.


                      Rochard Major
                      Richard Major FAOI FBDO Dip Hons
                      Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Owner

                      Major Opticians are one of the longest practicing opticians in the south east of Ireland, in business since 1975. We are independent and locally owned with practices in Waterford and Carrick on Suir.

                      We offer a service of the highest quality with a huge range of frames from the best fashion houses, including Vogue, Nike, Flexon, Police, Ray Ban, Valentino, Elle, Esprit, Bolle, Gant, Guess, Givenchy and many more. We also have a large range of frames for the cost-conscious as well. Everyone is catered for.

                      Our mission is to provide top quality family based eye care in a relaxed environment with a wide range of products and services to serve the community. We are registered with the HSE and with the department of Social Welfare to test and provide glasses. We also do driving reports for licensing (download a form here).

                      We have the latest technology for eye testing, with computerised measurements of prescriptions, digital retinal cameras, automated tonometry for measuring the pressure of the eyes for glaucoma and computerised visual field testing. We also specialise in ReadEZ coloured overlays and lenses for colour vision and dyslexia.

                      We also provide contact lenses from all the main suppliers including Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, Cibavision and Coopervision. Free trials are always available, and we can provide frequent replacement or daily disposables, lenses to correct astigmatism, multifocal contact lenses and more. Our spectacle lenses come from Essilor and Zeiss, and we are Varilux Specialist Consultants.

                      Sports and safety eyewear and swimming goggles are also available.
                      We also have eye drops and sprays for dry eyes, and are stockists of MacuShield.

                      Longest running opticians in the South East!

                      Waterford: 051 874 392

                      Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
                      Sat: Closed

                      051 641 513

                      Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
                      Sat: 9.30am - 5pm

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