Optometrist and owner Jim Purcell MCOptom qualified with a BScHons in Optometry from Caledonian University, Glasgow in 1996. He went on to successfully complete his professional examinations working with Boots Opticians. Jim is fully registered with the General Optical Council and is a member of the College of Optometrists.
Jim and Janice Purcell both hail from Glasgow and moved down to Dumfries and Galloway in 1999, when Jim started working for Conlons in Dumfries. In 2007 Jim and Janice Purcell established Purcell Opticians in the busy market town of Castle Douglas. They decided Castle Douglas was the perfect place to live, work and to bring up their three children.
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