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Meet the Team


Dr Ralph Worfolk BSc Optom, PhD

Dr. Worfolk completed his Optometry Degree at Bradford University and after practicing for some years in South Yorkshire he went to UMIST to undertake a PhD in normal and abnormal eye movement control. Ralph completed three years post doctoral research for the Medical Research Council at the Institute of Neurology in London before returning to optometry practice (via a spell of overseas work in Jamaica). He joined the staff at Smith & Walker in 1997 & loves what he does. He is experienced in Gas permeable contact lens fitting and has always had a passion for technology & staying up to date with the latest equipment & innovations.


Mr David Wyndham B.Optom, MCOptom, Prof. Cert Glaucoma

Mr Wyndham studied Optometry at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. After working in Australia he came to the UK. He has additionally completed the UK Professional Glaucoma Certificate. He is a member of the British College of Optometrists, the Association of Optometrists & the British Contact Lens Association. By night he moonlights as a musician.


Dr Lisa Skaff BSc(Hons), OD, DipTp(IP), Prof. Cert Glaucoma

Dr Lisa Skaff graduated from the University of Waterloo Optometry program in Ontario, Canada. During her study she completed a residency in Ocular Disease in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. In the UK she has completed the Ocular Therapeutics Independent Prescribing course for treating Ocular Disease. This allows easier access to complete eyecare for visitors to Smith & Walker. She is a member of the British College of Optometrists, & the British Association of Optometrists.


Mr Chris Green FBDO

Mr Green is our frame & lenses expert! He has a wealth of experience in eyecare & can lead you to the best lenses & most suitable & stylish frames. With his experience & enthusiasm he will not be satisfied until you find glasses that you love to wear & provide the best vision & comfort possible. All done with his infectious energy!


Emily Hallam BSc(Hons) Optometry

Emily Hallam completed her Optometry Degree at Bradford University. She has worked in the optical industry for many years bringing a range of experience. She has worked as a research assistant for contact lens & anterior eye projects.

Dispensing Team

Reception & Optical Assistant Team

Barton – Sally, Michelle, Lynda, Claire & Zoe
Immingham – Sharon, Kim, Jayne & Dawn
Winterton – Kim

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