About Ocean Eyes

Ocean Eyes Optometrists is owned and operated by husband and wife optometrists and Ocean Grove residents, Anthony and Letitia Dowling.

The practice was established in 2003 as a Visioncrest franchise and in 2008, founding partner, Majella O’Connor, took the exciting opportunity to become independent, and Ocean Eyes Optometrists was born. Anthony and Letitia purchased Ocean Eyes in 2019 and proceeded to put their personal stamp on the practice as the go to location for all eye health and quality eyewear needs. With the philosophy of professional service and excellence in eyecare you can be sure that when visiting Ocean Eyes everything possible will be done to ensure you see well now and in the future because “Your eye health matters”!.

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Ocean Eyes Optometrists has advanced equipment for assessing visual function, detecting ocular disease and determining when there is a need for glasses. Combined with the excellent clinical skills of the optometry team a thorough examination is ensured and the likelihood of early diagnosis of any eye problems is maximised.

Ocean Eyes’ Optometrists are therapeutically trained to manage eye disease and if disease is detected are in an excellent position to advise the best course of management including referral to ophthalmologists where appropriate.

When it comes to vision correction, attractive eyewear and a comprehensive eye examination are both important in determining success. Frames should look good, fit well, and suit the function of the lenses.  As optometrists, we are in the best position to make this happen.

Eyewear should be chosen to complement one’s image and visual needs. Glasses must be functional, but never boring. Wearing glasses – or contact lenses – should be comfortable, and fun.

Service is everything.  

Our staff are friendly and efficient – we care about you!  We will provide excellent eye health assessment and advice that is honest, and caters to your individual requirements. After sales service, the best available product warranties and promptness of delivery are all a high priority for Ocean Eyes Optometrists – because they are a high priority to you!

What We Provide

  • An holistic approach to vision care
  • Comprehensive eye examinations, including screening for glaucoma, cataract, macula degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
  • Thorough assessment of vision problems, and honest professional advice about the best method of correction (glasses, contact lenses, exercises or laser refractive correction).
  • Digital retinal imaging
  • Advice about, and accurate dispensing of, the best type of spectacle lenses for your individual visual needs and lifestyle.
  • Skilled contact lens fitting, and patient tuition to ensure you can manage them confidently.
  • Children’s vision testing and management.
  • The best brands and latest looks in frames, and guidance in selecting the one which most enhances your features and colouring.
  • Spectacle repairs and adjustments.
  • Low vision assessment for the partially sighted.
  • Quality sunglasses to provide the best UV protection, great fashion and comfort.

We care that you continue to see well, look great, and love your glasses!