our optometrists

Our Optometrists

Our Optometrists are highly qualified and experienced professionals who are passionate about providing complete & comprehensive eye health examinations so that our patients can experience true vision and optimum eye health.

As a truly independent Optometry practice, our Optometrists take the time necessary to conduct complete & comprehensive eye health examinations not restricted scope examinations or appointment times dictated by a corporate office.

Our Optometrists have a passion for continuing education and applying the latest developments in eye health and vision care technology. They gain much joy in seeing the quality of life of our patients greatly enhanced as a result of vision improvement.

 

Susanne Joyce B.Sc.Optom.,L.O.Sc

Susanne Joyce attended University of Melbourne where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Optometry and earned her Diploma of Licentiate of Optometric Science from the Victorian College of Optometry and is a member of the Optometrists Association Australia and the Australian College of Optometry.

Susanne practices primary care optometry providing eye health and spectacle vision services to all age groups.

Susanne has a special interest in the ageing eye and low vision aids as well as the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease conditions including age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, and glaucoma.

Favourite optical quote to patients:
“Don’t take your vision for granted!”

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Karryn Cheah B.Optom.

karryn-cheahKarryn obtained her Bachelor of Optometry from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Optometrists Association Australia and the Australian College of Optometry. She also served on the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia (Victoria Division) Committee from 2008 to 2014.

Karryn practices all aspects of primary care optometry providing eye health and spectacle and contact lens vision services to all age groups.

She also has special interests in:

  1. Therapeutics – the branch of optometry concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions with remedial agents. Karryn is therapeutically accredited which means she can, amongst other things, prescribe eye drops to treat conditions such as dry eye, glaucoma and conjunctivitis.
  2. Paediatric optometry – eye health and vision services for children. Vision continues to develop in the first eight years of life; it is a vital sense to the overall health and wellbeing of a child and essential in the skills required for learning. Karryn provides full paediatric assessments and treatment for children of all ages.

Favourite optical quote to patients:
“Be pro-active with your eye issues …your eyesight matters!”

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Amanda Lim B.Vis.Sci/M.Optom

Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Vision Science and Master of Optometry from Deakin University. She is therapeutically endorsed and is a member of the Optometrists Association Australia, Young Optometrists Victoria and the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia.

Amanda has a passion for educating patients about the importance of eye health and draws on her extensive clinical experience to provide the best vision and eye health care and spectacle/contact lens services to all age groups.

Amanda has special interests in:

  1. Contact Lenses – The alternative to wearing framed lenses, a ‘contact lens’ is a thin lens placed directly on the surface of the eye to correct refractive error. Amanda is fastidious to ensure that the contact lens prescription and fit of the lens is well suited to her patient’s eyes.
  2. Community Outreach – Amanda has volunteered for an overseas medical mission trip to rural areas of the Philippines and provided pro-bono optometric care to hundreds of impoverished patients. She has also had experience working in outreach services caring for refugees and patients in aged-care facilities, homeless housing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health centres.

Favourite optical quote to patients:
The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light!

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Shirley Wu B. Optom., Dip. Adv. Clinical Optometry, Dip.Therapeutics

Shirley graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Optometry. Since graduating, Shirley has completed further studies into the diagnosis and treatment
of eye conditions obtaining a Diploma in Advanced Clinical Optometry and Diploma in Therapeutics also from the University of Melbourne.

Shirley has a passion for helping patients and draws on her extensive clinical experience to provide the best vision care, eye health and spectacle and contact lens vision services to all age groups.

Shirley has special interest in:

  1. Contact Lens Vision – The alternative to wearing framed lenses, a ‘Contact Lens’ is a thin plastic lens placed directly on the surface of the eye to correct visual defects.
    Shirley has the attention to detail necessary to ensure that her contact lens prescription is well suited to her patient’s eyes.
  2. Therapeutics – the branch of optometry concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions with remedial agents. Shirley is therapeutically accredited which means she can, amongst other things, prescribe eye drops to treat conditions such as dry eye, glaucoma and conjunctivitis.

In addition to English, Shirley is fluent in Mandarin.

Favourite optical quote to patients:
“ your eyes are the window to your soul …and general health. Pupils never lie! Eye examinations can unlock vital health information for you.

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Monica Massimini B. Optom (Melb)

Monica trained for her Bachelor of Optometry with Therapeutics at the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the Optometry Australia Association.

Monica practices all aspects of primary care optometry providing eye health, spectacle and contact lens vision services to all age groups as well as the diagnosis and management of ocular health conditions including macular degeneration, diabetes, and glaucoma.

Monica maintains an active interest in current and emerging trends in eye wear and eye care. She has worked in various locations giving her a breadth of experience across different age groups.

Monica has special interest in:

  1. Contact Lenses and Ortho-K: The alternative to wearing framed lenses a ‘contact lens’ is a thin lens placed on the eye to correct visual defects. Monica is able to help with all aspects of contact lenses including Ortho-K overnight lenses and multifocal lenses.Contacts give a wider field of view and greater freedom of movement. As such they are ideal for sporting activities and day or night use. Monica enjoys prescribing Contacts for the freedom and convenience they offer to patients.
  2. Anterior Eye and therapeutics: Therapeutically accredited, Monica can, amongst other things, prescribe eye drops to treat conditions such as dry eye, glaucoma and conjunctivitis.
  3. Age related eye diseases: An eye test can lead to resolving vision issues but it can also
    detect and lead to timely treatment of age related eye diseases.

Favourite optical quote:
“ Early detection saves sight! ”

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