Mr Lyn Thompson


Amy Thompson, Lyn's daughter, qualified as an Ophthalmic Optician in 2005 and has been working in both the Congleton and Kidsgrove practices since then.

Liz Thompson is the practice administration manager.




 Victoria joined the practice in August 2011 and is our Dispensing Manager based at Congleton. Victoria specialises in rimless glasses fitting and adjusting and works Tuesdays to Saturdays in Congleton.


Kerry is our dispensing assistant and works in both Congleton and Kidsgrove part time.





Claire and Emma are the part time receptionists at Congleton.


Diane and Michelle share the reception duties at Kidsgrove.








Mr Lyn Thompson B.Sc.(hons), F.C. Optom


Born in Bridgend, South Wales, and raised in Port Talbot. Attended City University, London 1974-1977 and qualified in 1978. I recently retired as Chairman of South Cheshire Local Optometric Committee. Obtained City University Certificate in Optometric Continued Education by Distance Learning in 1999. I have a special interest in diabetic eye care, being accredited for the diabetic retinopathy screening services in both Cheshire and Staffordshire.



Amy Thompson B.Sc.(hons), M.C. Optom


I am Congleton born and bred, having attended Quinta County Primary school and The Kings School in Macclesfield before studying optometry at City University, London, from which I graduated with an honours degree in 2005.

My pre-registration year was spent at the practice before qualifying in July 2006.

I have City University Msc higher qualifications in Binocular vision, Paediatric visual development, Contact Lenses and Dry Eye, Glaucoma, Diabetes, Therapeutics, Anterior eye conditions and Vision in the Aged which i have gained whilst studying for my Masters.

I run our dry eye clinic and am accredited in Cheshire and Staffordshire on the Diabetic Retinopathy screening, Glaucoma referral refinement, Cataract pre and post, paediatric shared care and acute eye schemes. But my specialist interest is in childrens eye development, i also work within Macclesfield hospital orthoptic department.

In my spare time I like to keep active, I compleated the 2011 London marathon in 4hrs 55mins and raised money for Vision Aid Overseas. I have been on 3 Vision Aid projects to Ethiopia, Zambia and India.




Linda Mobbs B.Sc (hons), M.C.Optom


Linda joined the team as a locum optometrist in summer 2016.




L. Thompson Optometrists Ltd.



Congleton Practice

5-7 West Street,



CW12 1JN

Tel: 01260 270941


Kidsgrove Practice

65 Liverpool Road,





Tel: 01782 786998

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