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George & Matilda Eyecare

Andrew Lehman

Name of your shop or service: Andrew Lehman Optometrist by George & Matilda Eyecare

Tell us a bit about your shop or service: We’re all about providing fantastic optical quality, stocking a fabulous range of eye care products.

What’s in season or really popular right now with shoppers? 
It has always been the Maui Jim Sunglasses range.

How long have you been working here? 12 years

Are you a big or small crew - how many of you working there? Five ladies and Andrew – our Optometrist.

What’s do you reckon is best part of your job? Customer service. People are everything to us.

What are your interests in life? Any hobbies, interests or mad obsessions?  I have a side business in beading which I enjoy in my spare time and like to create beading glasses straps to sell in store.

So, do you think your shop or service helps make customers’ lives easier? If so, tell us how: Yes most definitely, good vision for all is the key to any success. 

Do you have local customers you know by name, or like to have a chat with? 
Yes, almost daily. Bribie Island is known for its loyal customer base and we have regulars drop by all the time for a chat.

What is the funniest or most unusual request you’ve ever had from a customer? (Keep it clean!) We had a request one time for beer goggles, I said lets go to the pub and we can talk it over.

What do you think makes Bribie Island Shopping Centre a great community and/or good place to shop? It’s a great community atmosphere; a safe place to shop. The retailers are all friendly providing a true spirit vibe. We all work together.

Do you have a fave time of year in the centre and if so why?  
I love the school holidays. It’s great to see the children in the Centre coming in for their regular checkups and watching them grow throughout the years is really special.