About Us

Liverton Opticians is an independent, boutique practice in the heart of Newport City Centre. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a personal service, to each and every one of our patients, whilst maintaining a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. With an extensive range of frames and sunglasses, there is something for everyone in our beautiful practice.

Managing Optometrist and owner Catherine McNamara, spent twenty-five years working for a leading brand name in the industry. Catherine specialises in glaucoma, using the newest technology to detect and monitor the earliest changes in progressive conditions.

Catherine’s interests range from dry eye diagnosis and management, behavioural optometry and contact lenses. She holds the EHEW accreditation which enables assessment of acute eye conditions and those patients at risk.


Practice Manager Natalie Young is responsible for overseeing the day to day requirements for running an efficient practice. Natalie, who lives locally in Newport, has extensive experience both as a Practice Manager and as a Dispenser for leading multiple and local opticians.


Rachel Hyatt is an experienced dispenser with a key interest in contact lenses.

As of December 2017 she will be studying towards her BSc (Hons) degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing, where she will gain her FBDO qualification, becoming a fully qualified dispensing optician.

The practice opening times are:

Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Sunday: Closed

If you are not able to visit the practice in Charles Street due to ill health or disability, Liverton Opticians will be happy to arrange for one of our optometrists to visit you at home. Please contact us if you wish to make a domiciliary appointment.