About Stanley H Field

Stanley H Field Optometrist has been providing professional clinical advice in Alfreton town centre for more than 60 years. The team are committed to providing quality services and products in a friendly atmosphere.

Michael Carr

Practice Owner & Dispensing Optician

After qualifying as a dispensing optician in 1994, he joined Stanley H Field in 1999 and later became the practice owner in 2005. Michael is highly experienced in all areas of dispensing and is committed to maintaining the quality products and services that Stanley H Field provides to the local community. Michael qualified, with distinction, as a Sport Vision Practitioner in 2011, and has helped countless sports people at any level improve their game! email: michael@stanleyhfield.co.uk

Ruth Bilton


  Ruth qualified as an Optometrist  in 1985 and started her career with a small Midlands based group of Opticians. She joined Fields working part time in 1993 after having children and is a strong advocate of Independent Optometry. With 35 years of experience she is a caring, knowledgeable and respected Optometrist who offers a very personal approach. Having the time to spend with her patients is vital and she is always prepared to offer help and advice.    

Elizabeth Northall


Elizabeth joined the practice in 2012.  She is an independent prescriber, enabling her to offer more detailed advice on many of clinical conditions, with a particular interest in dry eye. She also works as an assessor with Sight Support Derbyshire to help those with visual impairment and is an active member of Derbyshire Local Optical Committee. With two small boys to keep her busy at home, Elizabeth now works with us part time as a locum Optometrist

Gail O'Mara


  Gail joined us in January 2018, with a plethora of experience gained across different optical practices. Working alongside Ruth and Elizabeth, Gail will be happy to see you for all your eye care needs. She works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, as well as Saturday mornings.  

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