Morag Hertweck: Optometrist

B App Sc (Optom) (hons)

Grad Cert (Ocular Therapeutics)

Morag graduated from Queensland University of Technology with first class honours in 1994.  She has subsequently completed her Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics which enables her to prescribe therapeutic drugs for the treatment of eye diseases.

Morag has also completed post graduate study in Behavioural Optometry which fostered her keen interest in children’s vision.  She is a member of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists and now with two children of her own, Morag enjoys examining children with an enhanced understanding of their developmental milestones and needs.

She enjoys prescribing contact lenses and keeping up to date with the technological advances of spectacle and contact lens designs, and the diagnostic equipment used by optometrists.

Morag has been a part of the optometric team at Toowong Optometrists since 2000. 

Ian Kent: Optometrist

Dip App Sc (Optom)

Grad Cert (Ocular Therapeutics)

Ian gained a Diploma of Applied Science (Optometry) from QIT in 1971.  He has been a successful optometrist for many years and influential in the development of optometry practice in Queensland and nationally.

Ian has held numerous positions on bodies responsible for industry standards.  He has been a councillor of the Optometrists Association of Australia, and a member of the Optometrists Regulation Board of Queensland, of which he was Chairman from 1994 - 2003.  He was Chairman of the Board during a major reorganisation of health practitioner regulation in Queensland and was directly involved in managing the Act and Regulations for Optometry.  Ian has also been active as a member of the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand for many years as well as the Facility of Health Advisory Committee at the QUT.

Ian has provided many years of experienced patient care and has a wide area of expertise and interest in optometrical practice.

Nancy Atkinson: Optometrist

B App Sc (Optom)

Masters of Business Administration

Grad Cert (Ocular Therapeutics)

Nancy has over 20 years of clinical experience in all areas of optometry.  Nancy completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) at QUT and later completed a Master of Business Administration and Sports Vision Accreditation.  Most recently she completed a post graduate qualification in optometry allowing her to prescribe ocular therapeutic medication.  She has served on the Optometrists Board of Queensland and the Board of the Royal Blind Foundation and is a former Director of the Optometrists Association of Australia (OAA) QLD/NT, having served as President in 2003-2004.  She is also a committee member on the Registration and Notification Committee for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), which is responsible for registering optometrists in Australia.

With two children of her own, Nancy has a keen interest in children’s vision.  She is also passionate about contact lens fitting, eye disease diagnosis, monitoring and management.

Greg Speers: Optical Dispenser

Dip Optical Dispensing

Greg commenced at the practice over 15 years ago and has worked in the optical industry for more than 30 years.

Greg qualified initially as an optical mechanic/dispenser and spent several years working in the spectacle frame industry as a frame importer and sales representative.

Utilising his vast industry network, Greg keeps abreast of the latest lens and frame designs and technologies.  He brings into the practice a wealth of knowledge about frames and lenses, and is both passionate and skilled in making the right selections for customers.

At Toowong Optometrists our success is thanks to our people.  The foundation to our business is the skills and experience of our optometrists and optical dispensers. Our long list of client referrals is testament to this.

Our practice has over 80 combined years of optometric experience and all our optometrists are qualified to diagnose and treat eye disease while providing you peace of mind and exceptional service.

We only dispense the highest quality range of lenses to our patients and guarantee your satisfaction.

All our staff at Toowong Optometrists subscribe to the mission of providing an exceptional customer experience every time.