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Welcome to Eyecare Plus Optometrists Bendigo

Local optometrist Eyecare Plus Bendigo focus on comprehensive eye examinations, prescription sunglasses, spectacle frames, contact lenses and eye health care for the....

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Welcome to Eyecare Plus Optometrist Bendigo

Local optometrist Eyecare Plus Bendigo focus on comprehensive eye examinations, prescription sunglasses, spectacle frames, contact lenses and eye health care for the whole family.

About Us

At Eyecare Plus Bendigo we are passionate about providing the highest quality of eyecare in an environment that is family friendly and professional.

With patient parking, wheelchair access and flexible appointment times we offer you the eyecare that your family deserves!

Our Optometrist

Mark Prince
B.Sc.(Optom)

Our Optical Assistants

Reachel Mazurek

Barbara Grenda

Gabrielle Bates

Kay Kelly

Health Funds

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

  • Medibank Private
  • CBHS
  • bupa
  • Australian Unity

Our Optometrist

Mark Prince
B.Sc.(Optom)

Mark is the Optometrist and Business owner of Eyecare Plus Bendigo.

A graduate of University Melbourne with more than 25 years of clinical experience, special interests include digital imaging, contact lenses and aged vision care.

Memberships include Optometrist Association and Contact Lens Society as well as being a VCAT Tribunal member for the past seven years.

Away from the practice Mark is kept busy with his four children and enjoys sports, particularly football having been a field umpire for more than 30 years.

Our Optical Assistants

Reachel Mazurek

Reachel is our newest team member.

With experience in fashion retail, she loves to help you find the frame that fits you best and looks great!

Barbara Grenda

Barbara has more than 30 years of experience in the Optical Industry having worked at practices in Melbourne before undertaking a “tree change” and moving to Rushworth.

Nothing is too much trouble for Barbara if it means making a customer happy.

Gabrielle Bates

Gabby returns to the practice in 2015 after previously having worked for Brian Carney for some years. 

Well known and popular with our customers, she brings both her experience in optics as well as skills learned in other industries over recent years.

Kay Kelly

Kay has been an institution at the practice for many years having worked with Brian Carney for many years prior to the changes in ownership.

Renowned for her ability to remember patients who are often friends as well as customers of our practice.

In 2015 Kay has stepped back from permanent work but will work casually and be involved in specific projects involving her passion for customer service.

Eye Health

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration (MD) is a disease that destroys the central vision that we use for everyday tasks such as reading and driving. It is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia. For patients older than 50 years, one in seven will have some sign of it. While there is presently no cure for MD if it is detected early enough we can slow its progression.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease which slowly destroys the optic nerve at the back of the eye. In some cases in may move rapidly. It is usually caused by increased pressure inside the eye though it may be caused by poor blood supply or a weakness of the optic nerve. Over 300,000 Australians have glaucoma. It is more common as we age but it can occur at any age.

Cataract

A cataract is a clouding or haze of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Opacities in the lens obstruct light from passing through and being focused on to the retina.

Diabetic Eye Disease

Approximately 4% of people have diabetes; often undiagnosed. As well as damaging other parts of the body, diabetes can also damage the eyes causing vision problems, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy.

Pterygium

One of the most common effects of UV damage to the eye is pterygium. This is a triangular growth of thickened degenerative tissue on the white of the eye (called the sclera) that may also extend onto the cornea. It is usually on the nasal side.

UV Damage To The Eye

In recent years, it has been shown that just like sunburn and skin cancers, exposure to ultra-violet (UV) radiation also causes eye damage.

Excessive UV exposure has become an increasing problem since the depletion of the ozone layer.

Our Offers

KIDS' VALUE PACKAGES FROM $149 COMPLETE*

Kids' single vision packages from $149. Includes kids' spectacle frame fitted with standard single-vision hard-coated prescription lenses. Add a second pair and pay only $249 for both!

*Conditions apply. Available at Eyecare Plus Bendigo. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES FROM $179 DESIGNER FROM $279*

We have a range of sunglasses available in your prescription from $179 complete. Or select from our designer range for only $279 complete!

Conditions apply. Ask in store or call us on (03) 5443 9738 for more details.

RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PAIR OF GLASSES
WITH YOUR INITIAL PURCHASE*

*Conditions apply. Available only at Eyecare Plus Bendigo. Initial purchase must include both frames and lenses. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

2nd pair SV hard coated lenses with same prescription into a select range of frames. Ask in practice for details.

MEMBER OF THE VSP PREFERRED PROVIDER NETWORK*

Eyecare Plus Bendigo are proudly members of the VSP Preferred Provider Network.

This means we're conveniently located and we offer high-quality service, but also that optical benefits are available to health fund members*. *Conditions apply.

Choose Eyecare Plus Bendigo for a lifetime of better vision.

NO GAP & LOW GAP GLASSES*

We have special deals for eligible Health Fund members. Get a new pair of
glasses every year for little or even no extra on top of your Health Fund benefit.

*Conditions apply. Ask in store or call Eyecare Plus Bendigo on (03) 5443 9738 for further details.

TOMATO GLASSES STOCKIST

Designed specifioally for young children & babies, fully adjustable, comfortable
and safe, Lens and Frame packages available.

Excellent quality and value. Recommended by the Royal Children's Hospital.

Contact Us

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

Eyecare Plus Bendigo
Phone: (03) 5443 9738
Address: 440 Hargreaves Street
Bendigo VIC 3550
Web: markprinceoptometrist.com.au
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