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Hours

Monday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Thursday 8.30am to 7pm
Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm

Easter Hours

Friday 19th April until Monday 22nd April inclusive we will be closed

Location

128 Russell Street (Cnr Cecil Street)
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Book Online

Bookings can be made online or by phone. If you are experiencing difficulties contacting us on the phone please call our mobile 0413 643 473

Book Online

Bookings can be made online or by phone. If you are experiencing difficulties contacting us on the phone please call our mobile 0413 643 473

Hours

Monday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Thursday 8.30am to 7pm
Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturday 8.30am to 1pm

Easter Hours

We will be closed from the 19th April until the 22nd April 2019 inclusive

Location

128 Russell Street (Cnr Cecil Street)
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Our Story

Web Ready Neilson Eyecare

Your Trusted Optometrist In Toowoomba

Neilson Eyecare is a locally owned and operated, full service optometry practice in Toowoomba, Queensland. Principal optometrist David Neilson has been practising optometry for over 30 years. Believing in lifelong learning, we stay at the forefront of research in to all aspects of vision. We have a particular interest in children’s vision, myopia control and patients with brain injuries. We believe in enabling everybody to “Do Your Thing”. High quality eyecare for all, not ‘production line’ care. Every patient has unique needs for their vision, we address these needs individually, and take the time to explain the options. The practice is located in a beautiful old Queenslander in Russell Street, close to the CBD with plenty of parking.

Our Mission

We aim to provide a lifetime of the best possible vision for our patients through quality, professional services as well as the latest eyecare technology and products. In doing this, we strive to create a positive experience for all who come into contact with our practice and to improve the quality of life of our professional team, our patients and our community.

Our Vision

We believe everybody should be able to “Do Your Thing”. We believe in the power of optimal vision. In a world where children are able to reach their full potential, where adults are not limited by their sight.

Our Values

  • Create a warm, welcoming patient experience.
  • Address our patient’s vision needs on an individual basis. Working on solutions that are specific to them.
  • Implementing the most up to date technology in testing, therapy and office systems.
  • Be at the forefront of latest research on all aspects of the visual system.
  • To provide a work place that is engaging, stimulating & nurturing. Where individual’s effort is valued and there is a strong team spirit.

Meet the Team

Lisa Matthews

Lisa Matthews

Optical Assistant

Associate Diploma Hotel & Catering Services
Certificate IV Business
Diploma of Management

1 years optical industry experience

Emsie De Kock

Emsie De Kock

Vision Therapist

Bachelor of Education (Primary) – specialising in Early Childhood Development and Pre Primary Education Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (Honours) Specialist teacher of Music and 2nd Languages Qualified Vision Therapist 30 years teaching and optical industry experience
Trudy Freeman

Trudy Freeman

Optical Assistant

30 years optical industry experience
Amanda Dobson

Amanda Dobson

Business Manager

Diploma of Practice Management

Cert IV in Business – for Health Practice Management

19 years optical industry experience

David Neilson

David Neilson

Practice Owner/Optometrist

Bachelor of Optometry

Member Australian College Behavioural Optometry

Master of Professional Accounting

Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics

30 years optical industry experience

Abby Ussher

Abby Ussher

Optometrist

Bachelor Vision Science (distinction) Master Optometry (distinction)

9 years optical industry experience

Vonnie

Vonnie

Practice Dog

4 years Guide Dog for the blind

5 years optical industry experience

Scott Chaffey

Scott Chaffey

Optical Technician

Trade Cert in Optical Mechanics

Cert IV Optical Dispensing

25 years optical industry experience

Liela Cotter

Liela Cotter

Optical Dispenser

Cert IV Optical Dispensing

7 years optical industry experience

Liz Newbury

Liz Newbury

Optical Assistant

Career in travel and arts management

2 years optical industry experience

Em Eastwell

Em Eastwell

Roaming Optometrist

Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry)

Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics

Certificate in Practical Vision Therapy

10 years optical industry experience

Megan Neilson

Megan Neilson

Marketing Manager

B.Commerce (Finance & Accounting)

CPA

6 months optical industry experience (not including 20 years of dinner conversations whilst married to David)

Katalin Kruchio

Katalin Kruchio

Optometrist

Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) (Honours)

Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics

Certificate in Practical Vision Therapy

18 years optical industry experience

Lauren Neilson

Lauren Neilson

Visiting Optical Assistant

1 year optical industry experience
Gerri Parker

Gerri Parker

Accounts Assistant

Over 40 years optical industry experience

Products

Frames

Quality and performance are paramount in our stylish range of frames

Contact Lenses

From myopia control to convenience, we fit all types of contact lenses

Lenses

Nikon allows us to design lenses for the individual, rather than taking a standard one size fits all approach

Sunglasses

Protect your eyes from damaging UV and glare with prescription sunglasses

Services

General Eyecare

Full eye health examination with every comprehensive consultation

Behavioural Optometry

Testing for eye muscle strength and coordination and recommendation of strategies to improve

Reading

Reducing the eye strain of reading to make reading easier for longer

Myopia Control (Short Sightedness)

See how we can help prevent the onset of myopia

Vision Training

Programs developed and delivered in our practice specifically for you

Vision Therapy

Post brain trauma rehabilitation programs delivered in our practice

Dry Eye

Solutions available to reduce the impact of dry eye

FAQs

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