Meet the Spec-tacular Team at Specsavers Fuengirola

Specsavers Ópticas opened in Fuengirola in January 2007 and was the first Specsavers to open on the Costa del Sol. Conveniently located near to the bus station, they have been serving the local community with essential eye care for well over a decade. 

Specsavers Fuengirola are committed to supporting local groups, associations and charities including the Lions Club, food bank Bancosol and environmental charity Mi Moana. They have sponsored a local football team and do their bit to support local theatre Salon Varieties. 

Experts in Optical

Led by store directors and optometrists Judith Borland and Amrik Sappal the ten strong team are dedicated, professional and committed to caring for your visual needs.  

The optical team includes 4 optometrists; including the store directors and Sheymae Hansali. Between them they speak 6 languages – Spanish, English, French, Finnish, Arabic and German, so they can offer Fuengirola’s international community the best possible optical care in their own language. 

Specsavers Ópticas Fuengirola has always invested in the latest optical technology, including a digital retinal camera, allowing the optician to take a detailed picture of the back of the eye. They have slit lamps in each test room, automated photoptors and a fields machine, to be able to get the best view of the eye and be able to detect any eye health issues. If necessary, the optician can refer clients directly for further medical examination to their hospital or general practitioner. 

Committed to supporting the community

Specsavers Ópticas Fuengirola is a local community optician where supporting local clubs and charities is an integral part of the store’s culture. The store has been supporting the local Lions Club since it opened, collecting thousands of pairs of unwanted glasses and donating them to those in need since 2007. In 2019, the La Cala de Mijas Lions Club collected nearly 1,200 pairs of glasses, which were donated by Specsavers customers in Fuengirola. During this collection, the Directors and the charity pledged to work together to ensure more people in developing countries have access to the glasses they so desperately need.

Anita Humphreys, Vice President of La Cala de Mijas Lions Club commented “We in the La Cala de Mijas Lions Club are so grateful to Specsavers Ópticas for their support. It is so important that this wonderful company takes such an interest in those who, through no fault of their own, find themselves less fortunate in this world. Our motto is “We Serve” but with their help, we are able to do so much more. Thank you Specsavers Ópticas.”

They have run several food collection campaigns the Costa del Sol’s Food Bank is Bancosol and announced their sponsorship of environmental charity Mi Moana on International Coastal Clean Up Day in 2019. 

Store Director Amrik Sappal commented, “Specsavers Ópticas is committed to protecting the environment. We stopped using plastic bags in store last year and help our customers to recycle their old glasses and put them to good use by collecting unwanted glasses for the Lions Club across all our stores.   

Now, we are lending our support to Mi Moana, as we have been impressed by the education programme and beach clean events which Natasha Wegloop and her team are undertaking. Our team was delighted to attend the first beach clean up together on the 21st of September with over 100 other people and we will be supporting future events and minimising our waste and environmental impact as much as possible in the store.” 

Specsavers Ópticas Fuengirola is open daily from 10.00-19:30 Monday to Friday and 10.00-14:00 on Saturday, the store is closed on Sunday. 

For more information on the optical services available, visit the store on Avenida Ramon y Cajal 6, near to the bus station, check out https://en.specsavers.es/stores/fuengirola or call 952 467 837.