The Team

Alison Steer optometrist is owned and run by Alison Steer and she is helped by her wonderful team, Nisha, Jill, Theo, and Fiona. Everyone at our practice has a unique role that works together seamlessly, to achieve a tailored experience for every single one of our patients. 

Alison Steer (Optometrist)

Born and raised in Albany, leaving only to study Optometry in the Eastern States before returning to help run the family business, Alison recently became the sole owner of the business. Alison is very proud to offer you the best optical solutions - from the full eye health and vision test that she  provides to the excellent products and service that she and staff can offer.

Alison is also involved in the North West Optometry Program which runs clinics in aboriginal communities in the Pilbara and Kimberley regions.

Nisha (Optometrist)

Nisha joined the team in 2014 as a Therapeutically certified Optometrist with over 15 years of clinical experience in New Zealand, various states of Australia and UK with a special interest in contact lenses including rigid gas permeables, eye disease and pathology. Born in Sri Lanka and raised in New Zealand from a young age, where she completed all her education; when not practicing optometry, Nisha fell in love with Albany and Western Australia and has an absolute passion for the great outdoors (hiking, swimming, cycling, camping etc). 

Jill - Practice Manager

 Jill does everything from Optical Dispensing, to hand picking every frame that goes on our shelves. As Practice Manager Jill spends most of her time doing the book work that keeps the practice running smoothly, but is always available to assist with both fashion and technical advice. With over 18 years experience in the optical field Jill brings much knowledge & experience to our team. 

Theo- Senior Optical Dispenser

Theo will take you through all the pre-testing when you come to see one of our Optometrists. This will involve the latest digital imaging which is an integral part of your eye examination. Theo's main roll is Optical Dispensing and has a wealth of knowledge and can advise you in regards to lens designs and the more technical aspects of both lens and frame production. Theo has been working in the optical industry since 1978 & is able to use his knowledge to find the perfect frame for anyone. 


Fiona- Receptionist/Optical Assistant

Receptionist. Our newest member of the team, Fiona is our customer service face of the business. She will take care of all your appointment scheduling and smooth your whole experience within the store.