About Us


Sightcare Opticians was established in 2002 to provide high quality eye care to the local community and to offer a wide range of fashionable spectacles, sunglasses and the very latest technology in contact lenses. Sightcare Opticians has two practices, one in Brough and one in Willerby (previously known as John D Wells Opticians).

Sightcare is a family run independent opticians, owned by James & Samantha Macfie. James is a qualified Optometrist registered with the General Optical Council.

James Macfie first qualified as a Dispensing Optician before going on to graduate from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2001 with first class honours degree in Optometry. He completed his post graduate training in 2002 passing all the exams in the first sitting. He has undertaken extensive post graduate training since qualifying and has a keen interest in contact lenses & myopia control. James was added to the ‘Who’s Who’ directory of Young Business Leaders 2009 & 2010.

The Brough practice is supported by the Sighcare group manager and training Dispensing Optician Mark Widdowson, Rebecca Beacock, a training Dispensing Optician, Debbie Simmester & Jess Lane who are both fully trained dispensing assistants. In Brough we have onsite glazing facilities for the assembly of glasses and to carry out repairs. This is carried out by Barry Capes, our lab technician who has over 30 years of experience.

Brough’s opening hours are:

  • Monday        9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday       9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday  9am to 6pm
  • Thursday      9am to 5pm
  • Friday           9am to 6pm
  • Saturday       9am to 2pm


The Willerby practice is also supported by the manager Mark Widdowson, Christine Milner and Sandra Cartlich who both trained dispensing assistants. 

Willerby’s opening hours are:

  • Monday         9am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday        9am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday   9am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday      9am to 5.30pm
  • Friday            9am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday       9am to 2pm


We look forward to welcoming you to our practice where you can guarantee the highest possible service and care for your eyes.

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