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Trouteaud Opticians

Guernsey Premium Eyecare Service

Trouteaud Opticians is a well established, independently run practice in the centre of St Peter Port, Guernsey.

We offer unrivalled quality, care and attention to detail, bringing you luxury brands in both sunglasses and eyewear aswell as state of the art technology when examing your precious eyes.
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We are exculsive to Guernsey for luxury brands including Chanel, Chopard, Bvlgari, Tiffany&Co, Tag Heuer, Miu Miu, Burberry and Paul&Joe. 

Come and experiance the individuality and workmanship of Chrome Hearts and check out the largest selection of Raybans on the island!

2013 has seen the launch of exciting new materials in contact lenses, making lens wear possible for many people who have struggled in the past.  From daily disposible lenses to specialist Ortho K treatment where we are able to customise lenses especially for you. 

Products

Optical glasses

Here at Trouteauds Opticians, we want to offer our clients both style and quality when choosing glasses.

We are authorised dealers of a wide range of designer brands such as Chanel, Bulgari, Dior, Tag Heuer, Caroline Abram & Lindberg, offering a variety of styles to suit you – whether you want to make a fashion statement or prefer a more casual look for day-to-day use!

Your optician will recommend the right type of lens to enhance your vision, such as Varifocal, Sport and Anti-reflective lenses, which we order regularly from our chosen suppliers.

Sunglasses

We believe that sunglasses should give you reliable protectiofrom UV rays, as well as making a fashion statement.

Trouteauds are authorised dealers of a wide range of designer brands including Prada, Chanel, Dior, Tom Ford, Oliver Peoples and Ray Bans.

We have sunglasses to suit everyone, with our trained staff here to advise you on the ideal shape and style to best suit your face!

Not only do we offer designer frames to suit you, we also cut and fit prescription lenses to ensure you’re receiving the best protection of your vision when wearing them!

Come and visit us in-store to view our designer collections of sunglasses for men, women and children!

Contact lenses

Here at Trouteauds Opticians we stock all types of contact lenses, from daily disposables to monthly-wear lenses. Our Optician will take the time to go through the best options to suit you & your lifestyle, also showing how to correctly fit and care for them. We provide the latest contact lenses from leading brands including Acuvue, Dailies Total 1 and Biofinity, offering multifocal and toric options to suit each individuals eye shape and eyecare needs.

Eyecare products

Here at Trouteaud Opticians, we want to offer our patients the highest quality products to continue caring for their eyes once they leave the practice.

We stock a wide range of products from leading eyecare companies, such as Thea Pharmaceuticals, that specialise in products to treat issues such as
allergies, inflammation, dry eye and glaucoma without the use of damaging preservatives.
Just a few of the products we offer are:

  • Eye drops, gels & sprays
  • Contact lens accessories & solutions
  • Eyecare supplements
  • Glasses cases & chains
  • Cleaning sprays & cloths
  • Clip-on sunglasses
  • Ready-readers & magnifying tools

Whatever your eyecare needs may be, Trouteaud Opticians is here to offer you a solution!

Services

Eye Examinations

Unlike many opticians, we allow 45 minutes for each examination so that you never need to feel rushed.

During the examination, our optician, Suzanne, will do a thorough assessment & carry out a variety of checks.

Following this, Suzanne will spend time explaining her findings to you and give the appropriate recommendations for eyewear, sunglasses and contact lens options, along with useful nutritional information that could improve your eye health long-term!

Contact Lens Fitting

Though its daunting for some, learning to apply and remove your contact lenses is very easy; it just takes patience and practice! Once you’ve done it a few times, it will become second nature.

Suzanne, our Optician, will teach you how best to handle your lenses and will provide written instructions to refer back to – she will be more than happy to answer any questions and concerns you may have.

We have a wide selection of contact lenses in stock at Trouteauds, such as Acuvue, Bio True and our newest addition, Dailies Total 1.

If you need specially-made contact lenses, for example, Varifocals, we will order them immediately and contact you once they’ve arrived.

Enhanced Eye Examination

For an Enhanced Eye Examination, we will use the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) which is a non-invasive, non-contact imaging technology which is used to obtain high definition 3D images of the cornea, anterior eye and the retina.

Using this technology, we are able to view the full thickness of the retina and the optic nerve, allowing us to make early diagnosis of many progressive eye conditions.

After making a diagnosis, we’re then able to arrange rapid referral for treatment.

The Enhanced Eye Examination is recommended to anyone who has a family history of glaucoma, macular degeneration and those who are smokers.

Medical conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes can increase your risk of retinal diseases, so an OCT scan is advised to identify early changes in the eye before they progress to a sight-threatening level

Ortho-K

Here at Trouteauds Opticians we offer an alternative to both glasses and daily contact lenses: Ortho K!

Ortho K is a contact lens that is worn overnight to gently reshape the surface of the eye, which allows you to see clearly the following day.

Those with nearsightedness,
farsightedness and astigmatism are good candidates for Ortho-K.

Patients have experienced positive effects from as early as a day or two of nighttime wear, but often higher prescriptions can take 2 weeks or longer for maximum correction.

Users are able to see well without glasses or contact lenses for 1-2 days, but it is recommended to wear them every night to ensure the best results.

If you are interested in using Ortho K lenses, do get in touch!
Our Optician will advise you on whether they are suitable or not & ensure you’re getting the right treatment to suit you.

Macular Pigment Assessment

Macular Degeneration is a condition that results in a progressive loss of your central vision; it is the leading cause of visual loss in the western world.

Because it is related to age, it is often thought of as an ‘old person’s disease,’ however, damage to the retina begins much earlier in life.

It is important to consider risk factors as young as your 30’s and40’s because lifestyle changes at this stage can drastically reduce your chances of developing this condition.

At Trouteauds Opticians, we can measure the pigment density in your eyes in less that 5 minutes.

This measurement, paired with your personal health information (smokers status, family history, weight/diet etc), will allow us to offer health and lifestyle advice to reduce your risk of Macular Degeneration.

If your macular pigment is especially low, supplements such as Macushield are sold in store to help increase it.

Repairs

Here at Trouteaud Opticians we have our own workshop in-store to carry out repairs on both spectacles and sunglasses.

Our staff are able to repair and adjust your glasses to make them comfortable to wear and last longer, but if your glasses require more intricate repairs, we will send them to specialist companies in the UK to do so.

We are long-standing customers of optical companies such as Luxottica, Safilo and Marconi which allows us to order replacement parts for your glasses, should they need it.

About

The Practice

Trouteaud Opticians is among the leading eye care professionals in the Channel Islands, offering the highest level of ocular services to treat and care for your vision.

Located in the heart of St Peter Port, Guernsey, our staff have over 20 years experience in Optometry and are proud members of The Best of Guernsey.

We stock a wide range of VAT-free, luxury glasses, sunglasses and contact lens options
to suit your individual needs, with help and guidance from our trained advisors.

To ensure that our patients receive the best treatment possible, we use the latest specialist technology in eye care and have an on-site workshop to cut lenses, repair frames and make adjustments to your glasses quickly and efficiently.

Whether you need specialist treatment or just a new style of sunnies,
Trouteauds Opticians is here for you!

The Team

Suzanne Dimayo FCOptom

Owner & Optometrist

Suzanne is our qualified optician and has worked in all areas of the profession, from private practice to becoming the director of a multi-national contact lens company, since qualifying in 1978 through the City University, London.

She has seen huge progressions in technology since first qualifying and has made it her personal mission to embrace them by investing in the best equipment to use in-house at Trouteauds.

Suzanne’s portfolio of services available to her clientele includes eye examinations, dry eye assessment, contact lens fitting and Macular Health Screening, which is key to the prevention of eye disease where possible.

Tony Cowen

Practice Owner

Before relocating to Guernsey with his wife Suzanne – our optician – Tony spent 28 years as a professional photographer in Devon.

He is a member of both the British Institute of Professional Photography and The Royal Photographic Society, making him the perfect person to direct our clients on the
cosmetic side of eyecare.

He can advise you on what style of frames will suit your face shape the best, helping you to feel confident with your look! 

Zaiga Mauger

Head of Optical Administration

Originally born in Riga, Latvia, Zaiga moved to Guernsey in 2000 before joining our team in 2015.

Being fluent in 3 languages, she is an extremely fast learner and has a flare for team management and customer service, making her the perfect candidate for her role here at Trouteauds.

Zaiga offers our customers friendly and helpful advice, as well as her honest opinion when choosing a new style of glasses!

Contact Us

Trouteaud Opticians

14 Smith Street
St Peter Port
Guernsey
GY1 2JL

Tel: 01481 721443

Email: trouteaud.opticians@gmail.com