Stephen Witt

Stephen grew up in Hobart and studied Optometry in Brisbane after living and working in Japan for eight years. He graduated with honours from Queensland University of Technology in 2010 and later completed a Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics at the Australian College of Optometry.  Stephen practised optometry in Devonport for eight years before again travelling to Japan, this time with his wife and two children. He returned to […]

Kelsey Weir

Kelsey completed her Optometry degree in 2019 at Deakin University. Kelsey enjoys all aspects of Optometry, she has a particular interest in glaucoma as well as treating red and dry eyes. She prides herself on providing extensive eye health checks and finding the best visual solution for her patients. Kelsey was born and raised in […]

Rebecca Youd

Rebecca grew up in Devonport before studying Optometry in Brisbane. She then returned to Tasmania, working across the greater Hobart region.   Rebecca enjoys building relationships with our patients, providing them with personalised vision solutions and keeping their eyes healthy. The is all possible at Total Eyecare with access to advanced eye testing equipment and the […]

Ian Bourchier

Ian studied optometry at the University of Melbourne, completing his Bachelor degree in 1982. He has completed a postgraduate certificate to prescribe therapeutic prescriptions. Ian practiced in Hobart for over 34 years, and regularly visited Queenstown for over 27 years, before joining Total Eyecare in 2017. He has extensive experience in fitting complex multifocal and […]

Information regarding the New Town and Claremont merger

For over 70 years, we have been honoured to serve the eyecare needs of the local community across southern Tasmania as your 100% wholly Tasmanian independent optometry team. Whilst we’re sad to leave New Town Plaza, we’re confident that you will receive an enhanced experience as there will be more appointments available with optometrists Bev […]

Is your child school-ready?

Did you know that vision is responsible for 80% of all learning in a child’s first twelve years?^ Poor vision can interfere with your child’s learning and social development, yet 1 in 5 children suffers from an undetected vision problem. A child’s eyes are central to their school life. Whether they are playing sport, reading, writing […]

Healthy food choices for your eyes

Healthy eating is fundamental to good health. Avoiding highly processed foods that are high in fat and sugar and enjoying a diet that includes plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables will benefit not only the health of your eyes but your overall well-being. How does diet impact the health of your eyes? Everyday living exposes us to free radicals that can cause […]

Wesley Robertson

Wesley Robertson gained his optometric qualifications in Queensland at QUT in 1995. He practiced in rural Queensland for 2 years co-managing with General Practice Medicine before venturing south to Tasmania. He was recently elevated to Senior Clinical Optometrist within the Total Eyecare group. Wesley has developed a keen awareness of the rapidly expanding field of […]

Sue Sluce

Sue is a former Partner and Director of Optomeyes. She is a highly credentialed optometrist who commenced practicing in Launceston in the early 80s and has just returned from two years working on the Central Coast of NSW. Sue is a former National President of the Cornea and Contact Lens Association and has served on […]