Danielle Winstone (née 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

Taryn Johnn

Taryn Johnn was recruited specifically for OCULA to work and develop our paediatric services. With a passion for children’s vision, binocular vision and myopia prevention, Taryn will be working alongside Danielle to increase our capacity to help our paediatric patients, as well as furthering her education in Behavioural Optometry.


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Michael Quante

Michael is an optometrist over 20 years of optical experience, having gained exposure to most facets of optometry over the years. Having had his own successful optometry practice on the Gold Coast Australia, allowed him to pursue his interest in contact lenses, specialising in orthokeratology (Ortho-K).