Optitech Optometrists
28 Chase Side Southgate
London N14 5PA

Opening hours

Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9am-5:30pm
Thurs - Closed
Sat: 9am-5pm

Meet The Optitech Professional Team

The Optometrists

Kamini Patel

MSc BSc (Hons) MCOptom

Kamini Patel is the practice owner and Principal Optometrist. Read More...

After some initial training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Kamini worked at various high street practices but decided to specialize and joined the Whittington Hospital to carry out Paediatric and Low Vision Aid work for 10 years. She also enjoyed teaching and supervised Optometry Clinics at City University for 7 years. She continues to examine for the Professional Qualifying Examinations for the British College of Optometrists since1997.

Kamini achieved her Masters in Optometry specializing in various areas of Optometry including Ocular Therapeutics, Advanced Contact Lenses and Diabetic Eye Disease. This has led her to carry out Diabetic Eye Screening for the local Primary Care Trusts and Hospitals for almost a decade.

One of her aims for the practice is forging good relationships with leading eye consultants and local hospitals as she strongly believes this will ultimately benefit her patients.

She enjoys philosophy, fitness and scuba diving.

Daven Patel

Bsc(Hons) McOptom

Daven Patel is the current Principal Optometrist and brother of practice owner Mrs Kamini Patel. Read More...

Daven has worked in Optometry for over 25 years in various roles.

He qualified in 1990 from Cardiff University.

He began his training in a large multiple business for four years, then moved on to experience independent practices as a self-employed optometrist.

During this period, he also took on a part-time supervisory role, teaching City University optometry students.

In 1998, he took over a new franchise optical business (a well known large Optical retailer) and increased its growth successfully.

He created a direct referral route for his patients to Moorfields Eye Hospital and Whittington Hospital, to offer a faster and more efficient service.

In 2014, he was employed in a part-time role by Whittington Hospital under Glaucoma consultant Ophthalmologist to specialise in glaucoma. He was also involved in the cataract service of this hospital.

He is now managing Optitech Opticians, with his connections to the local eye hospital ophthalmologists, has a direct pathway to referral.

His aim is to deliver a professional service and endeavour to keep the patient at the heart of the practice.

Sonya Kantaria

BSc (Hons) MCOptom


The Dispensing Opticians

Dispensing spectacles at Optitech is all about talking the time to get things right. We listen, so we know exactly what someone really wants and needs to give them the best possible vision in day life – not just in the consulting room. Our Dispensing Opticians have a wealth of experience. Their product knowledge is second to none and they will ensure that the glasses that you choose will not only suit your face brilliantly but also fitted way they should be.

Sandhya Mehta


Sandhya has recently celebrated her second year at Optitech. Read more...

Having worked in private practices as a qualified dispensing optician since 1991, Sandhya has vast experience in all areas of technical dispensing and customer needs.

Although Sandhya joined Optitech as a dispensing optician, her communication and administration skills enabled her to understand the dynamics of the practice and she moved on to the role of Manager of Optitech in 2011.She is known for her patience and efficiency and endeavours to exceed her customer’s expectations.

Please contact us for further information.

Simply call the team on tel: 0208 886 7266,
or email practice@optitechopticians.com
or request information below, or just pop in to see us.
Optitech 28 Chase Side, Southgate, London N14 5PA