“I am honoured to have been recognised by my peers and patients”
Dipesh Chhatralia talks to OT about being named Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year at the AOP Awards 2020
How does it feel to win?It’s so exciting to win an award in something I am passionate about. I am honoured to have been recognised by my peers and patients.
What does winning an AOP award mean to you?I feel a great sense of achievement winning a national award in my chosen profession. Our practice, Parker & Hammond, sees patients from around the UK and overseas. I hope winning the award will continue to raise the profile of our practice and reinforce that patients have chosen the right place to come for exceptional - and now award-winning - eye care.
I wanted to go into a healthcare profession to help improve the quality of life of people, and optometry was the career that appealed to me the most