About Safarian and Simon
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Safarian and Simon Opticians is an independent, healthcare-focussed therapeutic optician located in the elegant and tranquil residential area of St. John’s Wood.
We have been a family-orientated optician practice since first joining the neighbourhood in 1970. Since then, the practice has outgrown the original premises, due to high demand, allowing us to relocate to our new, larger premises at 72 St. John’s Wood High Street.
As a leading London optician and glass eyewear store, our ethos is to provide caring and continuous attention to each patient as an individual through our advanced skillset and highly technology based practice.
The dispensing team are friendly, highly skilled and take pride in our optical and design expertise. With our state-of-the-art equipment for eye health consultations and cutting-edge designer glasses, we not only ensure your eyes are in optimum health, but we also make you look and feel great too.
Our Products and Services
Safarian and Simon deal directly with reputable manufacturers and suppliers, so we have total confidence in the products we dispense and the services we offer.
We are renowned specialists in the most advanced treatments of dry eye syndrome and blepharitis, as early technology adopters , we ensure we will be years ahead of other opticians – why miss out on vital eyecare, make sure to visit us!
Zeiss Vision Care
We offer the world-renowned Zeiss optical lenses including the most respected varifocals. Using the Zeiss Visufit which measures 45 million digital points on spectacles with 14 cameras
In-House Glazing Lab
We can provide 90% of single-vision lenses same day or next.
We constantly update our eyewear ranging from fashion to niche eyewear, giving you the latest looks.
Advanced Eye Exam
We perform an in-depth eye exam that delves into the overall condition of the eyes which can pinpoint earliest signs of eye conditions.
Sachin Patel is our Director and highly skilled Optometrist.
His ability to solve patients’ needs comes from a combination of his advanced skill set and listening ability. This has allowed him to build up a great relationship with his patients.
Sachin is one of a few optometrists who has an active interest in spectacle lens dispensing, this has served his patients well as he can recommend spectacle lenses to suit a patient needs during the eye examination. His continued learning across all eyecare has gained multiple post graduate certificates and diplomas.
Manager and Eyewear Specialist
Navin has created his own legacy through his unique glasses dispensing techniques.
Due to his vast professional experience, he can recommend the perfect frame and spectacles lenses ideal to fit the patient. Navin can understand a patient needs from both a cosmetic point and clinical aspect of the prescription.
As our chief glasses frame buyer, he dedicates himself to make sure the patient receive the highest level of service and professionalism.
Sukru has a great technical ability in dispensing complex prescriptions and helping to identify which glasses lens is most suited to your needs. His vast experience in the workshop allows us the ensure the spectacles are glazed and delivered to the highest standards.
Janak is our Dispensing Optician with an eye for flair. He is very caring with patients and loves to showcase his ability to merge optical needs with frames to create stylish looks that best complement our patients.
Anila has a great approach with patients and has been practicing for over twenty years. This gives her a huge around of experience and is able to really to talk through any concerns you may have. She is well versed with all our technology and will explain the results to you at the end of the exam.
Our team are like family, they can assist with all patient needs and have a friendly conversation. Every time you visit Safarian and Simon, you will see the same faces and become familiar on first name terms.
After investing heavily in diagnostic equipment, we are able to refer even more accurately to the correct Ophthalmologist for further investigation or treatment. Rather than being told to go a particular hospital or search out your own Ophthalmologist, we have recommended surgeons, who have worked closely with Sachin Patel for over a decade, to give you the best eyecare possible.