Our Team & Our Practice

Carmel Murray, Principal Optometrist

 Alongside her commitment to the very highest standards in patient care, Carmel has completed a Diploma in Independent Prescribing and achieved a Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care.

Carmel has developed specific expertise in the management of visual stress using coloured filters.

Cathy, Optical Receptionist

Cathy joined our practice in 2014. With previous experience in the field of finance, Cathyhas found a very rewarding home in the optical world.

The key eye for detail which served her so well in finance is really vital when it comes to the day to day operation of our practice. The mother of two adult sons, Cathy relishes her job here in Murray Opticians.

Calm and reassuring by nature, she sees our regular patients more as friends thancustomers. Equally she enjoys introducing new clients to the practice. “Working in Murray Opticians is the ideal job for me ! Helping patients of all ages sort out their eyecare needs in a friendly and supportive way gives me a real buzz, every time”

Gemma, Optical Stylist

Gemma joined the practice in November 2019. Having worked in Specsavers as an Optical Supervisor for many years, she is a natural when it comes to offering excellent patient care.

Gemma won a UK wide ‘Spectacle Wearer of the Year’ competition so she is a dab hand when it comes to helping clients choose frames. She loves keeping up to date with the latest in eyewear fashion.

As she says herself: “Advising thousands of clients about frames has given me a real eye for what suits. Seeing a patient smile when they try on their new glasses for the first time is the best every time"

Our Practice

Great Location

Our practice is centrally located, based on the lower Antrim Road in Belfast. It is a bright and spacious facility, located on the ground floor.

The practice is close to the Mater Hospital and City Centre but it can be quickly accessed from the West Link and other main routes.



On street parking close to the practice is available for patients coming to Murray Opticians for appointments.