About Us

We are optometrists who provide behavioural vision care, focused on prevention and treatment of vision problems, and how vision impacts human behaviour and performance.

Liz Wason

  • DipAppSc (Optom)
  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists
  • Ocular Medicines Prescriber
  • Accredited Neuro-Optometrist (level 2 NORA- USA)

Liz Wason has extensive experience and a special interest in the assessment of visual causes for poor performance and difficulties in day to day tasks. She also examines adults and children with turned and lazy eyes, special needs, migraines, acquired brain injuries, (concussion, stroke or head injury) and the management of ocular and visual effects of neurological conditions. She achieved level 2 accreditation in the USA from the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA). She is qualified to diagnose and treat eye infections and inflammation and prescribe drugs accordingly.

Liz also provides assessment and treatment of children’s vision development and processing skills in relation to learning performance. Vision therapy is also offered as an adjunct to the treatment she provides for many of these conditions.

Liz has accreditation in Sports Vision and provided vision care for athletes and officials at the athletes’ village, Sydney 2000 Olympics, and the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. She is Honorary Optometric Adviser to the Parkinson’s Association of Western Australia. She has previously held the position of State Director of ACBO in both Queensland and WA.

She has successfully mentored numerous Optometrists from Australia and New Zealand through their Fellowship of ACBO, and lectured at various conferences in Australia as well as Britain, Hong Kong and USA.

Liz graduated from QUT Brisbane and commenced her own practice on the Sunshine Coast and later in Gympie Queensland before moving to WA in 2001 as a partner and owner of Eyes On Oxford with Steve Leslie in Perth. She completed her Fellowship of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (ACBO) in 1996 and achieved Ocular Therapeutics endorsement in 2012. Her Perceptual Motor Program (presented as her FACBO thesis) has been introduced into some schools for early childhood years.

Steve Leslie

  • B Optom
  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists
  • Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • Graduate Certificate Ocular Therapy
  • Specialist Certificate in Management of Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Ocular Medicines Prescriber

Steve Leslie has advanced expertise and experience in assessment and management of focusing and eye coordination problems, and has a particular interest in neuro-optometric rehabilitation, the treatment of vision problems related to stroke, head trauma or neurological causes. He also provides diagnosis and treatment of external ocular diseases, such as conjunctivitis and iritis, and co-management of glaucoma, and is registered to prescribe ocular therapeutic agents for anterior eye diseases.

He has been awarded Emeritus Fellowship of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (ACBO, 2019), in recognition of exceptional expertise, service and dedication to the practice and science of Behavioural Vision Care; as well as the Armand Bastien International Award, for contributions to the advancement of behavioural optometry internationally (2018).

Steve has served as National President of Optometry Australia, and was awarded Honorary Life membership in 1997. He is currently Executive Director of ACBO.

He is Level 2 accredited with the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA). He provided vision care for athletes and officials as a volunteer optometrist in the eye clinics at the athletes’ village, Sydney 2000 Olympics and Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, and has served with the Special Olympics Opening Eyes program in Australia and the United States to provide eye and vision care for people with intellectual disabilities.

Amma Ampofo

  • BOptom GradCertOcTh
  • Member of Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists
  • Ocular Medicines Prescriber
  • ACBO Vision Therapy (level 3)

Amma is a Behavioural Optometrist with 16 years experience and special interests in children’s vision and development, as well as contact lenses. She is completing her Fellowship of Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (ACBO) with advanced skills in assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including vision therapy.

She has attended many accreditation courses in Australia and the United States of America as part of her accumulation of knowledge and expertise in behavioural optometry.

Amma graduated from the University of Auckland with her Optometry degree in 2004 and has also completed post-graduate certificate in Ocular Therapeutics to treat and prescribe for eye inflammations in 2013.

She has particular interest in myopia progression (short-sightedness) and management including ortho-keratology and the use of low dose Atropine.

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