Dr. Smith has been in optics since 1998, gaining his degree in optometry in 2002, and becoming a fully qualified optician in 2003. He has since undertaken various postgraduate studies, gaining a doctorate in optometry in 2014, a postgraduate diploma in therapeutics in 2015 and is currently studying for higher qualifications in glaucoma.
Outside of work, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons cycling, gardening and hiking. He comes from a family of racing cyclists and still competes regularly at a national and international level on the velodrome, recently winning a silver medal at the national 400m grass track championships. For rest and relaxation, he enjoys reading and mountains.