Eden Eyecare was established in 2015 by Mr Iain Macnish & Ms Zoë Anderson, with the aim of providing excellent Ophthalmic eyecare combined with unrivalled dispensing services by offering Cumbrias first personalised eyewear styling service.

Our experienced dispensing staff are available to help with your spectacle requirements and happy to discuss technical aspects of frames and lenses during your dispense consultation.


Mr I Macnish BSc MCOptom DipTp(IP) /Dry Eye Specialist

Mr Iain Macnish graduated from Cardiff University in 1997 then began his Ophthalmic training in The Royal Liverpool Hospital and Alder Hay Children’s Hospital before becoming a specialist in Dry Eye at Moorfields Hospital.

Mr Macnish currently shares his professional time working in the A&E Department at The Cumberland Infirmary and Eden Eyecare. Eden Eyecare gives Mr Macnish the ability to use his clinical knowledge to offer patients a range of enhanced Ophthalmic services not usually offered in the community such as emergency eye trauma care, Dry Eye treatments and monitoring of many Ophthalmic conditions usually only undertaken in secondary care.

By using the latest Ophthalmic technology and specialist skills Eden Eyecare can bring the hospital experience to a community setting.

Zoe Anderson FBDO / Eyewear stylist & Finalist of dispensing optician of the year 2020

Zoe qualified as dispensing optician in 2004 and was also a Finalist dispensing optician of the year 2020. She has gained a wealth of knowledge working in various optical fields & is currently studying as a stylist through The British college of London Fashion.  Frame styling is her niche & passion, when not in practice she is researching new eyewear fashions, styles, materials & colours to bring to Penrith the widest variety of eyewear suitable for everyone.
Her passion is to deliver personalised eyewear styling to help you find your perfect pair of spectacles! She is also a total lens geek when it comes to ophthalmic lens knowledge ! Ask her anything