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About Us

CI Optometrists (Formerly Claudine Ickeringill Optometrists) is a private independent opticians in Chichester, West Sussex. Founded in 1990 by Claudine, the practice is conveniently located at the end of Baffins Lane, close to the East Pallant and Baffins Lane car parks.

With a reputation for providing highly personal customer service and top quality eye care, the team at CI Optometrists are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of excellence.

In 2015 Joseph Seaman joined the practice working alongside Claudine as an Optometrist. Joseph became a partner in the practice in 2018 and practice owner in 2021. Claudine remains in the team in a supportive role, and holds clinics 2-3 days per week.

Joseph has worked at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in the macular degeneration clinic and brings specialist knowledge in this condition. His other interests include contact lenses especially, multifocal soft contact lens fitting and myopia control in children. Both optometrists are first class honours graduates in Optometry and Visual Science with many years of experience between them.

With continual investment in the latest technology, including Optomap, OCT and a DNEye scanner the practice offers thorough eye examinations lasting approximately 1 hour in comfortable, well-appointed consulting rooms. We also have infection control measures across the practice for the reassurance of and safety of our clients.

Mandy Green heads up the dispensing as our lead dispensing manager and is supported by a wonderful team. Our team are highly competent in their specialism with a strong client following, having been with the practice for over 10 years.

The team at CI Optometrists follows the latest trends in fashion and design to ensure their eyewear collection satisfies a diverse range of tastes and styles. From top brand fashion houses, to unique individual frame designers handpicked from the latest European shows, you are sure to be inspired. CI Optometrists care about your vision and how you look.

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Career Opportunities

If you are a looking to join a prestigious independent practice dedicated to delivering the highest standards of excellence, you are invited to send your CV in confidence to Joseph Seaman (PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL), 4 New Town, Chichester PO19 1UG. We are always pleased to hear from high calibre candidates.

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