Optician becomes poster boy
A newly qualified optometrist is celebrating after being selected to be the face of The College of Optometrists training films.
College of Optometrists
Zahir-Ally Kanji, from Specsavers, was chosen by the professional body of optics after showcasing his impressive presentation skills at a student road show event.
Zahir talked to under-graduates about his qualification and his year-long pre-registration training in the store.
Zahir says: ‘I am absolutely thrilled to have been selected to take part in the series of films which will hopefully inspire new and existing students. My training has been hard work but incredibly rewarding. It is amazing that I will be used as an example to the next generation of optometrists.’
30 years of service in Romford
Specsavers store director, Kevan Green, say: ‘My business partner and I are really happy to have supported Zahir with his training and being selected is a true testament to his commitment, positive attitude and hard work. ‘Zahir joins our already strong team at Romford where we have been testing the eyes of local residents for almost 30 years. I am sure that all of our customers will welcome Zahir and his wealth of experience.’