John Warren
John Warren – Principal

BSc Optometry, Therapeutically endorsed, FACO,
CASA Credentialed Optometrist

John completed his training in 1979 and immediately commenced private practice in Traralgon. He has provided primary eye care to families of the region since that time and as a CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) credentialed optometrist, provides eye examination for air pilots.

Some of his achievements include:

  • Appointment as a teaching clinician in the Dept of Optometry, University of Melbourne 1982-1988
  • Board Member of the Optometrists Assoc of Australia Victorian Division 1997- 2006
  • President of the Optometrists Assoc of Australia Victorian Division
  • Appointed by CASA as a Designated Aviation Eye Examiner / Credentialed Optometrist since 2000
  • Accredited teaching practice with Melbourne University Optometry School and Deakin University Optometry School

His great satisfaction is to work with doctors and other health care providers, bringing quality eye care to the people of Gippsland.

John's other great interest is flying. In his spare time he enjoys life as a commercial airplane pilot and flying instructor. He has held a private pilot licence since 1989 and a commercial pilot licence / instructor rating since January 2006.

Leah Meulendijks – Optometrist
Leah Meulendjiks – Optometrist

B Optometry, Therapeutically endorsed

Leah graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011.  She gained her therapeutic endorsement and education in all the latest technological advancements, including ocular disease management, contact lens applications and children’s vision assessments.

Having been a practice owner and manager since 2014, Leah has expanded her knowledge and abilities to provide patients with the best solutions possible to enhance their visual experience.

Leah has spent many years co-managing patients with local Ophthalmologists including cataract surgery aftercare, glaucoma management and macular degeneration reviews.  She believes in using the most advanced technologies to detect and monitor eye diseases, giving patients the best chance of preventing vision loss.  Leah is very compassionate and is here to help her patients in any way she can.

Leah’s expertise in Children’s vision has been a welcome addition to Kay Street Eyecare.  She plans to grow the practice’s youth patient base and hopes her experience and knowledge will help fill a gap in the local optometry market.

Our Support Team

Miriam and Marie have between them over 40 years optical experience and each has her own unique blend of frame selection, dispensing and admin skills. All enjoy the interaction with people, the opportunities to help patients who have been attended over long periods of time and the satisfaction that comes from seeing patients looking wonderful and feeling better after their visit to Kay Street Eyecare.

Call 5174 6788 to book an eye care assessment or book one online.

Miriam Becker


Marie Sullivan


Melinda Smith


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