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Natalie Stocki

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Prior to Natalie’s optometry career she earned a Bachelor of Biomedical Science with a Major in Biotechnology from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Melbourne. Natalie started her PhD however she changed professions and finished her Optometry Masters/Bachelor of Vision Science in 2016 at Deakin University. Prior to joining GMHBA Eye Care, Natalie has spent her professional career working in regional Victoria. In order to assist her patients find the best solution for their visual problems and ocular health needs, Natalie builds a compassionate and trusted relationship with them. This allows Natalie to enjoy all facets of optometry. Natalie enjoys spending time in the outdoors and time with her dog.
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Phoebe Kelly

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Phoebe completed a Bachelor of Science at University of Melbourne in 2007. She is a keen athlete, having spent time training and racing with the Australian Rowing Team throughout her studies. The pinnacle of her career being selected for the London Olympic Team in 2012. Upon her return to academics she completed the Doctor of Optometry at University of Melbourne in 2015. Phoebe spent a number of years working in Melbourne before moving back to Geelong to be closer to family and joining GMHBA Eye Care. Phoebe enjoys practicing all aspects of optometry, however, has a special interest in dry eye disease, paediatrics and myopia control.
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Alice Bongers

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Alice completed her Optometry Masters/Bachelor of Vision Science at Deakin University in 2016. Alice has been a part of the GMHBA team since 2018 and has a broad interest in all aspects of optometry.
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Asmaa Barakat

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Asmaa completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne in 2019. Her passion for optometry began after taking a visual neuroscience unit during her neuroscience major. She remembers being amazed by the complexity of the eye and its connection to systemic health. This intrigue inspired her to study and complete her Bachelor of Vision Science/Masters in Optometry, at Deakin University. Asmaa enjoys all aspects of optometry and has a particular interest in hard contact lenses and myopia control. Outside of work, Asmaa enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves travelling, getting açai by the beach, and watching AFL & soccer games.
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Andrew Varga

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Andrew graduated from Melbourne University in 2010 and has experience working in a number of locations across Melbourne and Geelong. He has enjoyed the work-life balance that has come from his move to the Geelong region from Melbourne in late 2020. He enjoys the variety that comes from practising all aspects of optometry but is particularly interested in contact lenses, myopia control, and therapeutics. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his infant daughter.
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Alannah Greig

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Alannah completed a Bachelor of Science degree at The Melbourne University in 2012. She then went on to study a Masters of Optometry degree at Deakin University, graduating in 2016. Alannah enjoys general optometry, with a particular interest in eye diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
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Zara Daneshvar

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.Zara completed her Bachelor of Vision science and Master of Optometry in 2018 and has worked in rural Victoria for most of her practicing career. She enjoys all aspects of optometry but decided to move back to her home town to be closer to family and friends. She has had a wide range of exposure and experience co-managing all eye conditions throughout her career. She is a big Geelong Cats football team supporter but will accepts supporters of other teams as her patients ? Her special areas of interest include: Paediatric, Orthokertology fitting (including Toric orthoK), Myopia control, Glaucoma, Macular diseases, Civil aviation safety authority (CASA) Testing. Zara loves to spend time with her Dog meshki and adventuring around Australia and abroad.
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Daniel Strachan

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Daniel completed his optometry degree at Deakin University in 2015. Prior to this he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Science double degree through Monash University in 2008. Daniel's decision become an optometrist was made easier by the fact both his parents are optometrists (so too was his grandfather). Daniel enjoys all aspects of optometry but has a particular interest in contact lenses and kids vision.
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Tobi Yamamoto

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Tobi completed his Bachelor of Biomedicine and Doctor of Optometry at University of Melbourne. After working in several locations across Victoria, he has finally settled in with GMHBA from 2017. Tobi enjoys practicing all aspects of optometry, however has a special interest in dry eye disease, paediatrics, and sports vision. He is also passionate about community outreach work with experience internationally and in rural Australia.
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Amanda Edwards

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Amanda completed her Bachelor of Optometry at the University of Melbourne in 1997, returning to study in 2018 for her Ocular Therapeutics certification. Amanda loves a puzzle and is dedicated to understanding her patients concerns and finding solutions to suit their individual needs.
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Natasha Willemse

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Natasha is a graduate of The University of Johannesburg in South Africa, where she received a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Optometry degree. Upon immigrating to Australia, she completed the OCANZ examination in 2013, which enabled her to practice Optometry. She enjoys practicing all aspects of Optometry and has a particular interest in Ocular diseases such as glaucoma. Natasha is dedicated to assisting her patients with their visual requirements.
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Sarah Edwards

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Sarah graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) in 2003. She has been practising optometry in Geelong for the past 18 years, and has been with the team at GMHBA Eye Care since its inception. Sarah enjoys the caring side of optometry and taking the time to get to know her patients in order to provide excellent care and advice suitable to their needs.
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