E Eye Place was founded as a greenfield practice in 2016 in the marina estate Port Coogee. We wanted to be able to provide full scope optometric care and specialty offerings, which was tricky in corporate settings. Being independent allowed us to access niche products and provide custom solutions for our patients and clients. E Eye Place is personified by our team – we believe in a humanistic touch in eyecare and eyewear.
We are “MAD” – we want to Make A Difference, however big or small. We met each other at optometry school and it is no wonder we live and breathe optometry! Lionel has a flair for ophthalmic dispensing, and Stephanie is always on an ongoing pursuit for more knowledge and expanding her experience in many aspects of optometry – from teaching the next generation of optometrists to contributing to optometric and public health research. Stephanie’s grandfather is the blueprint of who she is – a health practitioner who devoted his entire life to traditional Chinese medicine in his time.
We are individualistic but not intimidating, upmarket but family friendly – this vision is true when we penned our first sentence for the practice, and true till today. We believe your sense of sight deserves the best. We are proudly independent, locally owned and fiercely West Australian!
Meet the E Eye Place Team
Owner and Senior Clinical Optometrist
I’m on a constant pursuit to know more about the complexity of your eyes and your vision to improve the quality of your life.
Many people believe that seeing well means there is no need to visit an eye doctor. Of course, everyone knows that good vision is important. However, a comprehensive eye exam does more than just ensure you have good vision.
You’ve probably heard the saying that your eyes are the window to your soul. In optometry, the eyes are the portals that provide a glimpse into a person’s overall health. It’s true. Do you know that the eye is the only place in the body where we can see your blood vessels without obstruction from other tissue? This is why many diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, reveal the very first signs in the eyes, well before it causes changes to your vision.
Millions of people around the world deal with astigmatism, farsightedness (hyperopia), and nearsightedness (myopia). There are many other eye and vision disorders that can affect how well your eyes function to meet the demands of today’s visually challenging environment (such as lots of computer work!). A more in-depth exam is necessary to uncover hidden vision issues or to screen for more serious eye conditions that may benefit from early intervention.
Medical and family history will be checked, along with visual acuity, refraction, colour vision, cover test, and ocular motility. If you have a family history of eye conditions such as glaucoma or macular degeneration, you need a more thorough examination than a basic letter chart test.
That’s why a comprehensive eye exam is more than essential for everyone, no matter their age.