I graduated from QUT in 1990 and moved to Noosa in July 1996 with my wife Diane and two children Mitchell and Brigette with the third, Connor arriving in 1997. We have lived in Sunrise Beach since arriving and love the convenience of the beaches and schools among others. We have a great group of people at Options who all strive for perfection in customer service. We work and manage on a lifestyle philosophy for all of us…on the basis it’s no good living here if you don’t take the time and make the time to enjoy it.
I have been part of the Options team since early 2003 having come from Newcastle, NSW. I have over 25 years’ experience in Optics as both an Optical Dispenser and manager of dispensing practices. My primary aim is to provide quality product and services to all patients. I am married with 3 children and enjoy the surf, bush walking as well as all ball sports. Mostly I just love spending time with my family. I am a member of Noosa/Tewantin Lions Club having previously enjoyed 15 years with East Maitland Lions working on numerous community projects with special emphasis on recycled used spectacles going to the under privileged in poorer countries. A highlight being when I met the late Prof Fred Hollows when donating over 500 pairs of spectacles.
I joined the team at Options Eyecare February 2005 and have found the team and patients to be wonderful. I am pleased to be working with a group of people who have the same work ethics as I do. I moved to the Noosa area in 1990 with my husband and our three children. I enjoy walking, going to the gym and spending time with my family.
I joined Options Eyecare in Jan 2007 as a Receptionist. I have learnt so much since then. In 2013 I completed a Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing allowing me to become an Optical Dispenser. I still learn more every day. The staff are lovely to work with and we all have a high standard of care which we all abide by. I love to spend my days off at the beach with my Partner and dog and also go camping as much as we can
I joined Options in 2008, returning to the Sunshine Coast where I grew up after a few years away at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and working in Hervey Bay. I have really enjoyed being part of a team which focuses on patient care as the highest priority, with lovely staff to ensure there’s never a dull moment. Outside of work I am glad to be back on the Sunshine Coast as I now have more time to ride my horses and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
After studying Optical Dispensing at Sydney Technical College, I worked in the Optical industry for 25 years before leaving to help my partner run a successful business in Noosa. I joined the Options team in early 2008 as the Optical Dispenser in our Tewantin branch and now look after the newest store at Peregian Beach.
I graduated from QIT in 1984 and moved to the Sunshine Coast in 1987, where I have lived and worked ever since. I joined the Options Eyecare team in April 2010 and look forward to providing eyecare for both past and new patients. In my spare time these days I enjoy fishing and exploring the natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast Region with my wife Bronwyn and two sons Joel and Bailey.
Darin is a Behavioural Optometrist with over 25 years’ experience who has a special interest in helping children experiencing learning difficulties. He loves to help struggling kids reach their full potential, and uses specialized lenses and vision therapies to improve school performance. He also uses Behavioural techniques to limit short sight progression and improve sports performance.
I have recently moved from Victoria with 2 years medical receptionist experience and since starting at Options Eyecare have enjoyed expanding my knowledge and skills into the optometric industry.
Originally from Christchurch, New Zealand I moved here with my husband in 2006 for the climate and lifestyle the Sunshine Coast provides. Now with 2 children we enjoy watching them experience all the great things Noosa has to offer. With an administration background and having run our own business, I know how important it is and make every effort to provide great customer service with a smile.
I qualified with a Diploma in Ophthalmic Optics from Glasgow Caledonian University in 1990, then completed a post graduate qualification in Contact Lens fitting from Cambridge Polytech in 2001. I lived and worked in Jersey in the Channel Islands until 2002 when I emigrated to New Zealand. I had my family and worked as an operations manager for a group of independent optometrists in NZ before becoming a director of a large optometry practice . I have come to the Sunshine Coast with my family to enjoy the wonderful Noosa sunshine and lifestyle.
I am the newest member of Options Eyecare. I started here in August 2016. The team here at Options have welcomed me and I am really enjoying being part of a wonderful team that thrives on giving our customers the very best in all aspects of optics. I grew up in Sydney and moved to Brisbane in 1994 with my two children. I moved to the beautiful Sunshine Coast in July 2016 to be closer to my aging Mum. I have been in and out of optics since 1988.