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Meet our team

Jason Booth

Qualifications and experience

  • Batchelor of Optometry, University of New South Wales, 1996
  • Credentialed Eye Examiner - Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, 2009+
  • Ophthalmic Medicines Prescriber
  • Principal Optometrist Clinicial Educator - Flinders University

Member of

  • Order of Australia

Special interests

  • Vision in Aviation
  • Remote health
  • Overseas aid work

Personal Interests

  • Community Work. Since 2004, Jason has led annual aid trips to remote communities in Nepal and has also assisted teams travelling to regional Mongolia

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Neil Murray

Qualifications & experience

  • Bachelor of Optometry (Hons.), University of New South Wales, 1975
  • Fellow of American Academy of Optometry, 1993+
  • Credentialed Eye Examiner - Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, 1994+
  • Optometrist - Games Village Medical Centre Eye Unit, 1996 Atlanta Olympics and 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games
  • Director of all Eye Services, 2000 Sydney Olympic and Paralympics Games Villages Medical Centre
  • Optometrist - Australian Olympic Beach Volleyball team
  • Optometrist - Australian Institute of Sport Cycling program
  • Travelled twice with the Tour de France medical team

Special interests

  • Post-stroke and acquired brain injury rehabilitation
  • Sports optometry
  • Vision in aviation
  • Diabetes management
  • Occupational Optometry including Occupational Colour Vision needs

Personal interests

  • Photography

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Luke Higgins

Qualifications and experience

  • B.MSc[VSc]/M.Optometry, Spec Cert MLVP, 2014
  • Ophthalmological Medicines Prescriber

Member of

  • Council Member - Optometry South Australia

Special interests

  • Low Vision
  • Sports Vision
  • Rural Eye Health

Personal Interests

  • Luke graduated from Flinders University as part of the first cohort of optometrists to graduate from the University. SInce then Luke has practiced in general optometry as a clinical optometrist as well as working for the Royal Society for the Blind as a low vision and rehabilitation 2015 Luke joined the Flinders University academic team and teh clinical team at Flinders Vision.

Paul Constable

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor of Science (Optometry), University of Melbourne, 1991
  • PhD in visual electrophysiology, City University London, 2007
  • College of Optometrists UK Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2009-11
  • Marmor Award for clinical innovation in electrophysiology, 2014
  • Flinders Vision Autism Centre coordinator
  • Senior Lecturer - Flinders University

Member of

  • International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Chair - International Clinical Standard for the electro-oculogram
  • Australasian Society for Autism Research

Special interests

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Clinical electrophysiology to neurodevelopment and ageing
  • Optometry teaching

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Ben Hamlyn

Qualifications and experience

  • B. App. Sci (Optometry), Queensland University of Technology, 2008
  • Grad Cert Oc. Thera., University of NSW, 2011
  • Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Brien Holden Vision Institute

Member of

  • Optometry South Australia - board member
  • Australian College Optometry - board member

Special interests

  • Diabetic eye disease management
  • Remote health
  • Aboriginal health
  • Eye care delivery to underserviced populations

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Tony Phillips

Qualifications and experience

  • M.Phil, FBCO, FCCLSA, DCLP,  The City University London, 1965
  • Contact Lenses’, textbook co-editor, 6th Edition in preparation
  • The Optometrist’s Practitioner Patient Manual’ - author
  • Australian Cornea and Contact Lens Society, Lifetime Achievement Fellowship, 2008
  • Global Contact Lens Symposium Award for Lifetime Contribution in Contact Lens Education, 2016
  • Head, Medical Contact Lens Units, Flinders Medical Centre and The Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Head of Contact Lens Teaching, Flinders University, Optometry and Vision Science.

Member of

  • Australian Cornea and Contact Lens Society
  • Churchill Fellows Association of South Australia

Special interests

  • Contact lenses
  • Corneal physiology

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Professor Konrad Pesudovs

Chair of Optometry & Vision Science

Konrad is Foundation Professor of Optometry and Vision Science at Flinders University.
His areas of research interest are ophthalmic outcomes research incorporating optical, visual and patient-reported outcome measurement.

David Jacobs

Practice Manager

David is passionate about helping people achieve better vision.
A qualified optical dispenser with more than 25 years in the industry, David has extensive experience managing small and large optometry practices

Megan Kenny

Optical Dispenser

Megan aims to ‘wow’ clients by providing comfortable, correctly fitting fashionable spectacle frames with lenses that will deliver high quality vision.
Megan is a qualified optical dispenser who has worked in the South Australian optical industry for more than 10 years. Her experience extends across both private practice and large chain franchises and in all roles from shop floor dispenser to owner operator.