Eye Gallery Staff

Eye Gallery is committed to helping clients achieve their own individual style with Designer Eyewear.

Eye Gallery offers eye testing with fully qualified and therapeutically trained, local, Geelong optometrists. We keep patients fully informed through every step of the optometry process which includes comprehensive eye examinations and informative discussions on eye health. A comprehensive eye exam involves general eye health, retinal photography and glaucoma checks, occupational/hobby visual advice and paediatric assessments. The eye examinations are bulk billed to Medicare.

Then it is time to peruse the stylish yet modern and genuinely unique range of glasses that Eye Gallery has to offer.

You can visit the same friendly staff across both our locations at Eye Gallery, Highton and Frank Denahy Eye Gallery, Geelong.

Mandy Lovett
Mandy LovettOptical Stylist
Mandy has established herself as a unique designer eyewear specialist in Highton, Geelong and is the owner of Eye Gallery. Her commitment is to provide fashionable and luxury eyewear such as Chloe, Tom Ford, Sass & Bide, Givenchy, Gucci and much more. “My aim is to help our clients achieve their own individual style with designer eyewear,” she says.
Paula Harper
Paula HarperOptician/Optical Dispenser/Optical Stylist
Paula brings her glass half full personality to her role and loves assisting clients find the perfect pair of glasses. “Your glasses accentuate your whole look,” says Paula. “We focus on your colours, style and the best lens option for you as an individual”.

Paula has expertise in the field of lenses and will ensure you always have the most appropriate lens for your lifestyle.

Natasha Bien
Natasha BienOptician/Optical Dispenser/Optical Stylist
Natasha Bien, Optical Dispenser since 2003, recently joined the Eye Gallery team and brings her friendly personality, her wealth of knowledge and problem-solving skills to enhance our excellent customer service. Natasha is helpful in frame styling and lens functionality to ensure that you feel confident in your new look.
Martin Kirsch
Martin KirschOptometrist
Martin has been with Eye Gallery since January 2012. Martin is a local optometrist who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience as well as a lovely sense of humour and a modern gentlemanly style of caring. Martin began practicing optometry after graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1989 and has worked in the Geelong and Torquay area for a number of years. He has completed postgraduate studies in ocular therapeutics and works closely with other Health Professionals. Martin prides himself on his accuracy and attention to detail.
Marnie Laurie, Long Leave
Marnie Laurie, Long LeaveOptometrist
Marnie joined Eye Gallery in 2009 and brings over 25 years of optometry experience to the practice. After graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1993, Marnie owned and operated her own optometry practice in Geelong for many years. Marnie also has a passion for children’s optometry services and has worked with children with learning disorders and developmental conditions. Marnie also promotes visual screenings in kindergartens and schools.
Siyin Wang
Siyin WangOptometrist
Siyin joined Eye Gallery in 2012. She graduated from the University of Auckland in 2008 and has been practicing in Geelong ever since. Siyin is therapeutically endorsed meaning that, in conjunction with general optometry, she is able to treat many eye conditions without the need to see a doctor or an eye specialist. Having worn glasses since early childhood she can relate to her patients’ needs and finds her job very rewarding getting people “siyin” better.
Alissa Maillet
Alissa MailletOptometrist
Alissa is a passionate, friendly optometrist who prides herself on finding the perfect eye care solutions for her patients. Alissa graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008 and practiced in Melbourne until 2 years ago when she moved to the Surfcoast with her family. She has a broad range of clinical skills including specialty knowledge and experience in ocular therapeutics, contact lens fitting, binocular vision, and paediatric optometry. Alissa works at Eye Gallery part-time and spends the rest of her week as an Associate Lecturer in Optometric Clinical Skills at Deakin University.
Grace Reid
Grace ReidOptometrist
Grace Reid is the most recent addition to our Eye Gallery optometry team. She graduated from Deakin University Geelong in 2015 and practised in her hometown in NSW for four years. She recently moved back to Geelong and is loving living closer to the beach. Grace enjoys all aspects of Optometry but has a particular interest in addressing the ever-increasing visual demands of the digital world. She also enjoys finding long term solutions for dry eye disease and myopia control for children. Grace’s qualifications are Bachelor of Vision Science Master of Optometry (B. Vis Sci M. Optom), and she is therapeutically endorsed.

“My favourite thing about The Eye Gallery is the fantastic and friendly customer service, which I think is really nice to have, in this day and age, which is hard to find these days.”


“The most amazing thing about Eye Gallery is the personal service I receive when I go to every one of my appointments, they always take the time and make you feel at ease. Love it! “



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