PARALYMPICS: Optimax give Daniel a massive confidence boost

A Paralympic athlete from Norfolk is singing the praises of a Peterborough company for improving his eyesight and thereby boosting his confidence.

Thursday, 31st May 2018, 1:18 pm
Updated Monday, 18th June 2018, 11:51 pm
Daniel Nobbs.

Daniel Nobbs, a shot putter and javelin thrower from Attleborough, underwent laser eye surgery at Optimax in Lincoln Road last June and says it was a ‘brilliant decision’.

“Over the last few years, my eyesight had been deteriorating, which made driving in the morning and late at night more difficult,” said Nobbs, who respresented GB at the Paralympics in Beijing and the World Championships in Nerw Zealamd.

“My optician told me I should be wearing my glasses more, which made me look into having laser eye surgery.

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Daniel Nobbs with Optimax (Peterborough) clinic manager Tina Holroyd (left) and Siobhan Holroyd.

“And I’m really happy I had it done. The treatment was a brilliant decision and the staff at Optimax Peterborough were amazing.

“When I’m training now, it’s like being able to see in HD, which helps with target and technical work.

“At the World Games in Portugal in December, I was at the podium awaiting my medal. When I looked up I could see my fiancée and baby daughter in the crowd crystal clear – which I wouldn’t have been able to do before having the treatment, so it was a really special moment for me.

“My next major goal is selection for the European Championships in Berlin in August, and having improved vision has given me a lot more confidence. I just wish I’d had it done years ago!.”

About Optimax

Optimax was founded in 1991 by Russell Ambrose, who has been Chairman and Owner of Optimax throughout its history.

It is the UK’s longest established vision correction specialist, with 20 clinics nationwide. It has performed more than 350,000 eye treatments to date.

Optimax provides a range of eye treatments to help people see more clearly, including advanced Laser and Lens implant options, which can correct short site, long sight, cataracts and astigmatism.

The company has recently introduced new treatments including cosmetic eye procedures, dry eye management and eyelid surgery.

Optimax Peterborough

172 Lincoln Road



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