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Welcome to Eyecare Plus Optometrists Mitcham

Melbourne optometrist Eyecare Plus Mitcham specialise in comprehensive eye examinations, prescription sunglasses, spectacle frames, contact lenses and eye health care...

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Welcome to Eyecare Plus Optometrist Mitcham

Melbourne optometrist Eyecare Plus Mitcham specialise in comprehensive eye examinations, prescription sunglasses, spectacle frames, contact lenses and eye health care for the whole family.

About Us

Originally established by Anne and Tony Gibson in 1971, we have been providing quality optometric care to Mitcham for over 43 years. Since the early days of A & A Gibson Optometrists, our ‘family’ has grown to a dedicated team of 4 optometrists, an optical dispenser and 2 support staff who pride themselves on providing professional, independent advice with a focus on primary eyecare. [read more]

Our Optometrists

Tony Gibson
OAM, MSc Optom, LOSc, FVCO

Riki Gibson
BSc MOptom

Kristina Barnhill
BSc Optom, FVCO

Murray Smith
BAppSc (Optom) Hons

Health Funds

We proudly supply members of all major health funds, including:

  • Medibank Private
  • BUPA
  • Australian Unity
  • NIB
  • HCF
  • Defence Health

Please ask us about our 'no gap' options and price match guarantee.

Our Optometrists

Tony Gibson
OAM
MSc Optom
LOSc
FVCO

Tony graduated in 1968 and completed a Masters degree in 1972, examining the visual needs of aircraft pilots.

He has been involved in optometric teaching and course accreditation at the University of Melbourne, and was a consultant optometrist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Ophthalmology Unit for over 40 years.

Tony has held various positions at the Victorian College of Optometry Board of Continuing Education and The Optometrists Registration Board. He also lectures for post graduate courses, including the Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine at Monash University.

In 1997 Tony was awarded the Ivor Lewis Medal by Optometry Australia. In 2004 Tony received an Order of Australia Medal for his services to optometry and the local community.

His clinical interests include eye diseases, specialist contact lens fitting and occupational vision.

Riki Gibson
BSc MOptom

Riki graduated in 1999 and completed a Masters degree in 2004, examining potential treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited disorder leading to night blindness and significant visual loss.

Riki is Tony and Anne's eldest daughter and a director of the business. She has an interest in eye diseases, contact lenses and children's vision.

Kristina Barnhill
BSc Optom
FVCO

Kristina graduated in 1990 and has worked at Eyecare Plus Mitcham for over 12 years after having held the position as Director of the Paediatric Unit at the then Victorian College of Optometry (now Australian College of Optometry). She has a keen interest in children’s vision and age-related vision problems.

Murray Smith
BAppSc (Optom) Hons

After graduating in 1997 with First Class Honours, Murray has gained extensive experience in all aspects of primary care optometry through work across most states and territories in Australia, work with the Fred Hollows Foundation NZ in Papua New Guinea and volunteer work in East Timor. Murray has been at Eyecare Plus Mitcham for over 6 years and through his career has developed a strong interest in the management of eye diseases and age-related vision changes. He also has an interest in children’s vision problems and specialty contact lenses. Murray has been a Director on the Board of Optometry Australia Victoria Division (OA Vic) since April 2013.

Anne Gibson
BSc Optom
LOSc
FVCO

Anne established the practice with husband Tony in 1971 after also working at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Clinic. Anne retired from practice in 2009.

About Us

Originally established by Anne and Tony Gibson in 1971, we have been providing quality optometric care to Mitcham for over 43 years. Since the early days of A & A Gibson Optometrists, our 'family' has grown to a dedicated team of 4 optometrists, an optical dispenser and 2 support staff who pride themselves on providing professional, independent advice with a focus on primary eyecare. Our practice is 100% owned by registered optometrists with a collective professional experience of over 80 years. We are all therapeutically endorsed and maintain memberships with The Optometrists Association of Australia, The Australian College of Optometry, The Contact Lens Society of Australia and The Orthokeratology Society of Australia.

The practice has the latest diagnostic and digital imaging equipment including an OCT, Corneal Topographer, Medmont Perimeter and Digital Fundus cameras. Working closely with an extensive network of local GP’s and specialists allows us to provide comprehensive care and enable early detection and management of eye diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Cataract. We fit all types of contact lenses from simple disposables to complex Keratoconic, Post-Graft and Orthokeratology.

Spectacles are dispensed on-site in our fully equipped laboratory, ensuring prompt service of the highest quality. Difficult prescriptions are our speciality and with over 700 frames in stock we have something to suit every fashion, function and budget including children’s frames, safety eyewear, specialty sports eyewear and prescription sunglasses.

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Please use the following contact details to get in touch, or fill in the form below to send us an email.

Eyecare Plus Mitcham
Phone: (03) 9874 6289
Fax: (03) 9872 4402
Address: 368 Mitcham Road
Mitcham (Melbourne) VIC 3132
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