Our Team

Mike Callard

Mike Callard

A partner at Langford Callard since 1996 , Mike enjoys the long term care of patients that independent optometry enables. He has a post-graduate Diploma in Ocular Therapeutics, and an interest in specialty contact lens fitting and sports vision solutions. Passionate about all sport, he will be found around the country crashing tennis balls, ripping MTB tracks and feeding fish from his sea kayak.

Celia Cutfield

Celia Cutfield

Celia graduated from Auckland University with a Bachelor of Optometry with Ocular Therapeutics. Initially working in Australia she returned to the Bay becoming a director at Langford Callard in 2013. Celia enjoys problem solving and also the fashion side of optometry. She’s keen on water sports and is very happy to be back in the sunny BOP.

Lynley Smith

Lynley has been an optometrist with us for a number of years interspersed with an OE and motherhood. She works part time at both practices. She is passionate about the needs of those with low vision and receives referrals from Tauranga Eye Specialists for assessments. She is one of 2 optometrist assessors in NZ for the new intraocular telescope for advanced macula degeneration.

Julia Walker

Julia is a therapeutically qualified optometrist and joined the team from previous positions in Wellington and KatiKati in 2017. Julia is passionate about ocular health and making use of all of the latest technology available at Tauranga Eyecare. She enjoys all the recreation that living in the Bay has to offer including surfing, and running.  Julia is also crazy about her netball and dabbles in music.

Amy Royal

Amy Royal

Amy joined the Langford Callard Team in 2007.  Her passion for optics has now inspired her to undertake the 3 year Dispensing Optician training course.  In 2014 she has been appointed our office manager.She also has marketing, website and facebook responsibilities for our practice and juggles this fantastically well with the recent addition to her family of a delightful little girl.

Deborah Warn

Deborah,a fully qualified and registered Dispensing Optician joined our team in 2011 after moving from Whakatane. She qualified  with distinction in 2006. Deborah’s passion is your frame and lens selection. She is especially excited with the latest lens technologies from Zeiss and Hoya. In her spare time life is hectic keeping up with her 3 young children and leisure activities include enjoying the great kiwi outdoors.

Brittany Calder

Brittany is a fully qualified dispensing optician and  joined the team in 2017 from Wellington. She is an expert with frame and premium lens selection and she is also an experienced technician able to glaze all lens types and materials and frame repairs. Outside of work Brittany is a car enthusiast and enjoys live music. 

 

 

Kay Dunbar

Kay Dunbar

Kay has been with the Langford Callard team since 2000. She has responsibility for frame inventory and is an Adidas sunglass specialist.

Her passion is for frames and enjoys introducing clients to new styles while keeping up to date with the latest optical trends.

Lynne Abbot

Lynne Abbot

Lynne joined the Langford Callard Team from a retail fashion background in 2010, she has excellent knowledge of the latest branding.  She also maintains our extensive banks of contact lens trials and has a role in contact lens instruction to new contact lens patients.

Away from Optometry her passions include fitness, travel and photography.