Optometrist at Woonona Eyecare Ashleigh is passionate about eyecare and believes in
treating every patient as if they are family. Ashleigh is a behavioural Optometrist and a
member of the Australasian college of behavioural optometrists (ACBO). Ashleigh enjoys
working with children and is also a mum with a one and a half year old son.
Ashleigh completed a Bachelor of Optometry and Vision Science with honours at the
University of New South Wales (UNSW), and is therapeutically endorsed, meaning she can
prescribe eyedrops such as antibiotic drops to treat eye disease. Since graduating, Ashleigh
has worked at multiple stores across Australia, providing rural eyecare and treating eye
diseases. Ashleigh also has a special interest in dry eye, offering patients specific advice
based on the latest dry eye research, and offering in-office dry eye treatments such as
Ashleigh is also interested in prescribing multifocal contact lenses, and in the latest research
in slowing short sighted progression (myopia). Ashleigh lives locally in Wollongong, and her
husband services the local community as a carpenter. Ashleigh enjoys her leisure time going
for hikes, spending quality time with her family, and yoga.