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Our practices offer comprehensive eye health services and a leading range of prescription glasses and designer eyewear.

COVID-19 Update

In line with recent COVID-19 Government restrictions, GMHBA Eye Care require you to wear a mask in our optometry clinical areas. 

This will help us to ensure the health and wellbeing of our customers and team. 

 

You will find our practices located in and around Geelong and Ballarat. All our practices offer comprehensive eye health services and a leading range of prescription glasses and designer eyewear. 

Westfield Geelong

Westfield Geelong, Shop 2262/3,
95 Malop Street, Geelong, VIC 3220

9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm Saturday 

Phone: (03) 5202 9214

Leopold

Gateway Plaza, Leopold, VIC 3224

9am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday
9.00am - 1.00pm, Saturday 

Phone: (03) 5297 3700

Waurn Ponds

Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre,
Corner Colac Road & Pioneer Rd,
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

9am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm, Saturday

Phone: (03) 5210 8200

Ballarat

208 Sturt Street, Ballarat, VIC 3350

9am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday

Phone: (03) 5326 0100

 

Meet the team

Westfield Geelong

Anna completed a Bachelor of Optometry in 2004 at the University of Melbourne and has been an optometrist with GMHBA Eye Care since its inception. She enjoys all aspects of general optometry and particularly enjoys adapting the dynamic of her consultations to all patients with achieving best visual and ocular health outcomes.

Alice completed her Optometry Masters/Bachelor of Vision Science at Deakin University in 2016. Alice has been a part of the GMHBA team for over 2 years and has a broad interest in all aspects of optometry.

Sarah graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) in 2003. She has been practising optometry in Geelong for the past 18 years and has been with the team at GMHBA Eye Care since its inception. Sarah enjoys the caring side of optometry and taking the time to get to know her patients in order to provide excellent care and advice suitable to their needs.

Lucy completed her Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry at Deakin University in 2015. Prior to this she obtained a Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Australia. Lucy was drawn to optometry by a keen desire to help people in her community. Her practice is driven by optimizing her patients’ vision, as well as the prevention, early detection and management of eye disease. Lucy is also a lecturer at Deakin University and has a passion for teaching Optometry students, passing on her knowledge to the next generation of health professionals.  In her spare time, Lucy enjoys getting outdoors with her family, skiing and hiking.

Ballarat

Adam completed a Bachelor of Optometry degree at the University of New South Wales in 2005. He enjoys all aspects of optometry but has a particular interest in ocular disease. He has a love of language, speaking English and Polish and can hold a basic conversation in Spanish. Adam enjoys spending time with his young kids, gardening and is also learning Portuguese and Russian.

Leopold

Georgia completed a Bachelor of Science at University of Melbourne in 2014, before going on to complete a Bachelor of Vision Science and Master of Optometry at Deakin University in 2017. Georgia is therapeutically endorsed and enjoys all aspects of general optometry, with a particular interest in glaucoma.

Tobi completed his Bachelor of Biomedicine and Doctor of Optometry at University of Melbourne. After working in several locations across Victoria, he finally settled in with GMHBA in 2017. Tobi enjoys practicing all aspects of optometry, however, has a special interest in dry eye disease, paediatrics, and sports vision. He is also passionate about community outreach work with experience internationally and in rural Australia.

Natasha is a graduate of The University of Johannesburg in South Africa, where she received a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Optometry degree. Upon immigrating to Australia, she completed the OCANZ examination in 2013, which enabled her to practice Optometry.  She enjoys practicing all aspects of Optometry and has a particular interest in Ocular diseases such as glaucoma. 

Waurn Ponds

Alannah completed a Bachelor of Science degree at The Melbourne University in 2012. She then went on to study a Master of Optometry degree at Deakin University, graduating in 2016. Alannah enjoys general optometry, with a particular interest in eye diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. ​

Amanda is GMHBA Eye Care’s Clinical Manager and has a wealth of 20 years’ experience as an optometrist. She completed her Bachelor of Optometry at the University of Melbourne in 1997 and returned to study in 2018 for her Ocular Therapeutics certification. Amanda began her optometry career in 1998 with Moran, Pritchard & Roche before it was acquired by GMHBA in 2015.

Amanda is passionate about being part of GMHBA’s health team in providing benefits to her local community through new technologies and best practice treatment options. She is dedicated to understanding her patients concerns in order to find the best solution suited to their individual needs. In her spare time you’ll find Amanda enjoying a puzzle and time with her family.

Daniel completed his optometry degree at Deakin University in 2015. Prior to this he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Science double degree through Monash University in 2008. Daniel’s decision to become an optometrist was made easier by the fact both his parents are optometrists (so too was his grandfather). Daniel enjoys all aspects of optometry but has a keen interest in contact lenses and kids’ vision.

Tara completed a Bachelor of Psychology in 2017 before discovering her passion for optometry and going on to complete a Bachelor of Vision Science and Master of Optometry at Deakin University. Tara loves every aspect of optometry, in particular building a caring and trusting relationship with her patients to help them find the optimal solution for all their visual needs. In her spare time, Tara enjoys curling up with a good book and spending quality time with her family.

Phoebe completed a Bachelor of Science at University of Melbourne in 2007. She is a keen athlete, having spent time training and racing with the Australian Rowing Team throughout her studies. The pinnacle of her career being selected for the London Olympic Team in 2012. Upon her return to academics she completed the Doctor of Optometry at University of Melbourne in 2015.  Phoebe spent a number of years working in Melbourne before moving back to Geelong to be closer to family and joining GMHBA Eye Care. Phoebe enjoys practicing all aspects of optometry, however, has a special interest in dry eye disease, paediatrics and myopia control.

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