Caring for local community for six years
The team at Specsavers Balbriggan has been serving the local community with top-class eye and hearing care for six years.
Since opening in 2012 at Millfield Shopping Centre, the store has become an integral part of Balbriggan’s business community and has strived to provide the best level of service and expertise in hearing and optical care for the locality.
The professional team, comprising 12 staff, many of whom are from the locality and surrounding areas, include store director Brian Brodigan; store manager Elaine Richardson; optometrists Denise and Pamela Lawlor; optical assistants Victoria Parker, Bridget Keenan, Orla Moule, Valerie Pederson and Amy Richardson; lab technician Agata Jagusewska, Cert 3 Linda Boylan and audiology assistant Debra Clarkin.
Importance of regular eye tests
With the importance of regular eye and ear checks, understanding that it is more than just a eye or a hearing test, store director Brian Brodigan continues to place an unrivalled focus on continued professional development and technological advancement.
Specsavers Balbriggan offers an unparalleled optical and hearing service that caters for all sectors of the market; from kids to the fashion-conscious male and female glasses wearer, those seeking glasses for work or other lifestyle purposes, as well as contact lens and hearing aid wearers, to ensure customers receive the best possible care and advice for all their optical and hearing needs.
Store director at Specsavers Balbriggan, Brian Brodigan says: ‘At Specsavers Balbriggan, we are dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of regular eye and ear checks, which are a vital part of an individual’s overall future health.
'Since opening in 2012, we have grown significantly, have undergone a number of improvements and are committed to providing the local community with access to the latest technology as well as in-store expertise from knowledgeable optometrists and audiologists.’
Under the new PRSI treatment benefit, anyone who has been employed or self-employed in Ireland for two years, is now entitled to a free eye test as well as a free pair of glasses or contribution to a pair of frames at Specsavers Balbriggan.
Under the scheme, those eligible for the benefit will receive a voucher towards the cost of new glasses to the value of €42.37, however Specsavers Balbriggan is making all glasses in the €59 range available to those who qualify for the scheme at no extra cost, giving customers even greater choice when it comes to choosing their new frames.
Investment in technology
There has been significant investment in the latest optical technology, including digital retinal photography, which can detect a variety of health problems such as diabetes, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Most recently, Specsavers Balbriggan introduced Digital Precision Eyecare, a cutting-edge way of selecting and fitting customers’ glasses uses imaging software on tablet devices.
The team at Specsavers Balbriggan is a keen supporter of local clubs and charities. The store has sponsored various activities at Balbriggan Golf Club and O’Dwyers GAA club and has engaged in successful fundraising activity for the National Council for the Blind Ireland and The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Tue09:30 - 18:00
Wed09:30 - 19:00
Thu09:30 - 20:00
Fri09:30 - 19:00
Sat09:30 - 18:00
Sun12:00 - 17:30