Lily Wegrzynowski moves into a new role across both NOC and EyeQ.

We are pleased to announce that Lily Wegrzynowski (current Chief Business Development Officer for EyeQ) will be moving into a new role as General Manager Eyecare & Professional Services across both NOC and EyeQ. This role will be integral in the continued development and implementation of best practice clinical standards and professional development across both practice communities.

Lily is a registered optometrist with many years of experience in clinical and management roles. She has worked in independent and corporate businesses in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia, holding regional and national positions and has held a number of senior positions with EyeQ Optometrists since joining them in 2010. She has served on the Optometrists Association Australia Board (WA Division) for over 10 years including 3 years as President as well as the Optometrists Registration Board of WA and joined the Deakin Optometry Advisory Board in 2012. Lily commences in her new role on 1 July 2021, and we are excited to have her play such an important role across the group.


NOC CEO, Jason Gowie to lead both NOC and EyeQ into the future.

We are pleased to advise that NOC CEO, Jason Gowie, will become the CEO of both NOC and EyeQ from 1 April 2021. This appointment was announced earlier in the month (https://www.insightnews.com.au/eyeq-and-noc-announce-executive-reshuffle). We congratulate Jason on this new appointment and we are excited about the future of both businesses.

 

 


Clarity Optometrists expanded footprint is now complete.

Over the past two months we have completed a new fit out of our practice Clarity Optometrists located in Bulimba, Brisbane. The practice expanded its main tenancy into an adjoining tenancy. The practice previously operated across two locations in the area, so this expansion has allowed the team to be in one location, with additional facilities to provide improved eyecare services and an improved retail space.


NOC welcomes four more practices during January

During January, we welcomed an additional four high performing optometry practices to the NOC community. Two practices compliment our portfolio of practices in Queensland and we welcome our first two practices in Tasmania.

We now have fourteen practices across Queensland, NSW, ACT and Tasmania  

  • Clarity Optometrists, Bulimba, QLD
  • Insight Optometrists, Indooropilly, QLD
  • Vedelago Optometrists, Browns Plains, QLD
  • Optiko, Brisbane CBD, QLD
  • Optiko, Fortitude Valley, QLD
  • Eyes on Edward, Brisbane CBD, QLD
  • Visual Eyes, Maroochydore, QLD
  • Chris McMahon Quality Eyecare, Runaway Bay, QLD
  • Chris McMahon Quality Eyecare, Australia Fair, QLD
  • Greg Luke Optometry, Coffs Harbour, NSW
  • Evans and McMahon, Canberra City, ACT
  • Evans and McMahon, Tuggeranong, ACT
  • Vivid Optical, Launceston, TAS
  • Davis EyeCare, Devonport, TAS

We are excited to be partnering with each of these practices and to work with the teams, to build on the success they have all experienced over many years.


NOC closes out 2020 with 10 high performing Optometry Practices

Over the past month, we have welcomed an additional nine high performing optometry practices to the NOC community. All practices offer full scope high quality eye care services, along with an extensive range of frames, contact lenses and speciality services.

We now have ten practices across Queensland, NSW and the ACT.  

  • Clarity Optometrists, Bulimba, QLD.
  • Insight Optometrists, Indooropilly, QLD.
  • Vedelago Optometrists, Browns Plains, QLD.
  • Optiko, Brisbane CBD, QLD.
  • Optiko, Fortitude Valley, QLD.
  • Chris McMahon Quality Eyecare, Runaway Bay, QLD.
  • Chris McMahon Quality Eyecare, Australia Fair, QLD.
  • Evans and McMahon, Canberra City, ACT
  • Evans and McMahon, Tuggeranong, ACT
  • Greg Luke Optometry, Coffs Harbour, NSW

We are excited to be partnering with each of these practices and to work with the teams to build on the success they have all experienced over many years.


Welcoming Clarity Optometrists

Today we welcome our first practice Clarity Optometrists to the NOC family. Clarity Optometrists is in Bulimba, Brisbane and is led by accomplished Optometrist Dr Ann Webber. Clarity Optometrists provides full scope eye care services from regular primary optometry care to the treatment of specialised and complex vision conditions. The team at Clarity Optometrists live their passion every day providing exceptional vision care throughout each patient’s lifetime. Dr Ann Webber specialises in Paediatric Optometry and the team of Optical Dispensers have enormous experience in the dispensing of children's eyewear, and they carry one of Brisbane’s best ranges of frames for children. Clarity for Kids! We are excited to be partnering with this practice and to work with the team to build on the success they have experienced over many years.


National Optical Care (NOC) announces alliance with EyeQ

National Optical Care (NOC) is pleased to announce our alliance with EyeQ as an unbranded Franchise Associate group. We have entered this alliance to leverage the EyeQ expertise in the optical industry, yet we remain independently branded. Our goal of developing a network of high performing optometry practices is best satisfied by aligning with the proven methods of EyeQ. We are excited to join their network of 26 sites and embrace the synergies of such an alliance. Utilising the existing administrative resources and experience of EyeQ will free up the NOC team to focus on delivering high quality eyecare to its patients and customers and to grow the business, both organically and through acquisitions over time.

 


National Optical Care (NOC) announces acquisition of 15 optometry practices

National Optical Care (NOC) is excited to announce that we are acquiring 15 independently branded optometry practices, primarily located on the eastern seaboard of Australia. We will settle on these practices between mid-November 2020 and mid-January 2021 and look forward to partnering with the current owners to build on the success they have experienced over many years. We are excited to welcome this initial group of practices into the NOC family as we set our sights on building the most respected community of eye-care practices across Australia and New Zealand.