Manager of Haine and Smith Opticians Devizes branch Ben Owen has been awarded a distinction after studying for a Sports Vision diploma.

During a two-year period, Owen studied specific aspects of lens wear and dispensing in relation to sports, including shooting, gold and racket sport.

The company believe that Owen is the only person in Wiltshire to hold this specialist award given by Sports Vision UK.

Partner and general manager Gary Walters, said: ‘Ben has done particularly well with achieving this award. If anyone feels that they could benefit from Ben’s advice, please ask to speak to him in person.’