MEET THE TEAM
Richard Saunders (BSc MCOptom) qualified in 2001 after gaining his Optometry degree from Bradford University.From a family of opticians, Richard completed his pre-registration placement while working alongside Adrian Hughes at Hughes Optometrists in Denbigh in 2001. Following completion of his professional qualifying examinations, Richard continued to work alongside Adrian until 2011 at which time both he and his colleague Leo Schwarz acquired both the Denbigh and Llanrwst practices, becoming Saunders and Schwarz Optometrists.
Leo Schwarz (FBDO, BSc MCOptom) initially qualified as a dispensing optician in 1990 and later became an Optometrist in 2001. Leo's father David, also an Optometrist practised optometry in Holywell for some 60 years, where Leo continues to practice. Leo and Richard who studied optometry together at Bradford University became practice partners in 2011 when Saunders and Schwarz was borne.
Richard and Leo maintain the same philosophy with regards to practising optometry, offering a professional and courteous service to the local community.