Danielle Ross

Danielle is an optometrist with a comprehensive skill-set and a strong background in paediatric eye care. With extensive experience in the medical management of myopia, infantile aphakia, orthokeratology and contact lenses -  Danielle’s passion lies within a niche speciality known as Behavioural Optometry, which enables the treatment of developmental delays and learning difficulties by looking at how the brain processes what eyes can see. Danielle is one of the few  Behavioural Optometrists in the Queenstown Lakes Districts and is also a binocular vision specialist.

Danielle Ross Optometrist

Roberta McIlraith

Roberta has over 15 years experience as an optometrist working predominantly in Christchurch for Curtis Vision.  She is passionate about excellence in eye care using innovative technologies and solutions for every eye care need and she doesn’t mind rolling up her sleeves to tackle the trickier optical conditions. Among all the talents Roberta has for eyes, she is at the top of the game for specialty contact lens fitting and prescribing, and in her spare time represents the Cornea & Contact Lens Society of New Zealand as a councillor.

Roberta McIlraith Optometrist

Hester du Plessis

An internationally renowned optometrist, Hester du Plessis was recruited specifically for OCULA from the leading South African practice - The Oculus - for her strong background in clinical work. With a passion for eye disease Hester comes with extensive experience at the forefront of eye disease management and will be focusing on glaucoma, macular degeneration and anterior (front-of-eye) diseases.

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Hester du Plessis Optometrist

Oliver Munro

With a strong background in clinical research, Oli is committed to being at the forefront of optical advancement. He has published several papers, one of which was printed in the prestigious American Academy of Optometry and Vision Science Journal in 2016. He spends a considerable amount of time upskilling in the latest techniques and strives to ensure he always at the top of his game.

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John Veale

Perhaps requiring little introduction, John is our own living legend of optometry in New Zealand.  John has been involved in all areas of optometry over a career spanning 40 years. Working not only as an optometrist owner-operator but also in the Burwood Low Vision Clinic, Southern Eye Specialists and charity work for the NZ Aid Eye team to the Cook Islands and Rose Charities NZ in Cambodia.

John Veale Optometrist