Explore Independent Cambridge: Taank Optometrists


With the help of Independent Cambridge - the definitive guide to ‘real’ Cambridge - Cambridge Network continues its weekly exploration of the best independent shops, cafés, restaurants, venues and events in Cambridge and the surrounding area. This week: Taank Optometrists.

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Looking around the very stylish and modern interior at award-winning Taank Optometrists, it’s amazing to think that an optician’s practice has existed at 92A Mill Road for over 100 years.

Today, forward-thinking owner Anjana Taank and her team combine the most up-to-date eye health technology and fashionable eyewear with the practice’s traditional values of good customer service and community involvement.

Working as an independent optician as well as in the hospital eye service and voluntarily abroad, Anjana is passionate about what she does as well as incredibly knowledgeable. She works closely with Addenbrooke’s Hospital – in the Glaucoma Clinic and has obtained her Independent Prescribing credentials. This professional work has meant investing in the latest equipment as well as specialised training, so there’s no doubt you are in safe, expert hands with Anjana.

And if you’re looking for top-quality, designer frames and sunglasses, Anjana’s range is hand-picked and selected to reflect style as well as quality. Both British and International designers are chosen for their unique, cutting-edge approach to design and production, with the range including Lanvin, Paul and Joe, Paul Frank, the award-winning William Morris London and the stunning range of handcrafted buffalo horn frames from Hoffmann.

Mon – Sat: 9am-5.30pm

Taank Optometrists
92A Mill Road
Cambridge CB1 2BD
01223 350071


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