About Us

Conveniently situated in the centre of Kidlington close to the shops, bus routes and free car parking, Pitman Optometrists is well placed to provide a complete eye care service to all the family. Owned and managed by Andrew and Bartha Pitman, we have been providing local independent eye care in Oxfordshire for over 25 years.

Andrew, a fully qualified Optometrist has a special interest in Contact Lenses and the problems of Dyslexia.

Mr Andrew Pitman B.Sc. (Hons) F.C. Optom

Qualifying in 1979, Andrew has a long experience as a community Optometrist. He is well practised in fitting Contact Lenses of all types and is a member of the British Contact Lens Association. He is also interested in the problems of Dyslexia and Visual Stress, having attended numerous courses on the subject. He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers and embraces all aspects of modern Optometry.



Mrs Bartha Pitman FBDO

Qualifying as a Dispensing Optician in 1996 after practicing as a Management Accountant for many years, She has worked and managed the practice, gaining great experience in the many Lens types and Frame styles available.




Miss Charlie Edwards FBDO, Dispensing Optician / Practice Manager

Charlie is our Practice Manager and a qualified Dispensing Optician. She has worked in many optical environments over the past 22 years and holds a special interest in managing dry eye conditions, contact lenses, and the fitting of children's spectacles. She is available to chat about any optical needs you may have, including questions about glasses, contact lenses, and any other concerns you may have regarding your eye health & vision. And of course, she is always willing to show off our carefully chosen range of beautiful, stylish frames.

Mrs Linda Eagle


         Miss Lisa Yeomans


Mrs Linda Eagle and Miss Lisa Yeomans are the Practice assistants, well used to dealing with appointments, small repairs, adjustments and general questions with a smile!