We Offer A Complete Range Of Optometrist & Eye Care Services

The practice has been in operation since 1991 and developed further when Sonya Wijaya purchased the practice in 2009. We are also actively involved with the clinical teaching of optometry students from Deakin and Melbourne Universities.
Optical In Sight Doncaster is proudly independent, ensuring that the decisions we make for you are solely for your benefit. We belong to the national Provision network of independent optometrists.
We are Australian owned, so choosing our independent practice over internationally owned optical retailers is a decision you can feel good about.
We are committed to providing you with the highest level of eye care and endeavour to solve your vision needs to your satisfaction. We also believe in continuity of care, and we focus on what’s best for you, not our bottom line.

Eye care for everyone, from kids to adults, in Doncaster

Consultation

Most of our consultations, including visual field testing, are bulk-billed, except for high-quality Topcon Zeiss retinal imaging, corneal topography (ORB scan) and dry eye specialised assessments.

Consultation

Our Optometrists

They can treat and detect conditions such as keratoconus, children’s vision issues, dry eye, cataracts, eye infections, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and other eye diseases.

Our Optometrists

Patients

We are proud to provide services for a wide variety of patients – from newborns to seniors. We offer domiciliary visits to aged care facilities and have HICAPS facilities available, enabling us to claim your optical benefit on the spot.

Our Patients

Routine Eye Examination

A routine eye examination should be performed every two years or more regularly if the optometrist or your doctor recommends it. We will discuss your visual symptoms, general health status, family history, and visual needs. 

Routine Eye Examination

Our Products

We dedicate ourselves to updating our equipment by investing in the latest technology to achieve the most sophisticated level of eye care. We won’t compromise your vision with inferior products.

Our Products

Contact Lenses

We routinely fit all types of contact lenses, ranging from soft disposable lenses to custom-designed rigid lenses.

Contact Lenses

OUR TEAM

All our optometrists here at Optical In Sight in Doncaster are trained with a therapeutic endorsement from The University of Melbourne. Our staff are able to treat and detect conditions such as keratoconus, children’s vision issues, dry eye, cataracts, eye infections, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and other eye diseases.

Sonya Wijaya

Our principal optometrist, Sonya Wijaya, has over fifteen years of experience in optometry, examining eyes and providing solutions to eye problems. Sonya started working in optics in 2004 while doing her final two years in her optometry degree. She graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2006 with therapeutic endorsement.
Sonya was working alongside leading researchers and clinicians in the field at the State University of New York as part of her clinical placement. She was working in regional Victoria and South Australia for two years to challenge herself in understanding complex ocular pathologies.
In 2009, Sonya obtained Optical In Sight Donvale and dedicated herself to providing eye care consistently in one practice. She is very proactive in providing the highest level of eye care, and contributes to the community and profession.
She also developed a special interest in children’s optometry services and specialized myopia management including Ortho-K lenses as she loves working with children, being a mother herself. She is actively presenting in local early learning centres and schools to promote the importance of eye health. Aside from optometry, she enjoys the arts as she was an accomplished artist at an international level before she decided to be an optometrist. She is also actively involved in local sporting clubs (gymnastics and cycling) as well as supporting local athletes. She also dedicates some of her time to a non for profit group of rescuing ex-racing greyhounds.

Elise Lam
Elise Lam
(B. OPTOM. THER. ENDORSED)

Elise Lam joined the practice in 2012. She has various experiences in both rural and metro optometric practices. Elise was working alongside eye health professionals and other health providers in Fiji as part of her training before she graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2009. She loved the challenges and opportunities present in rural practices. She has extensive experiences in managing complex pathology in ocular diseases.
Elise has special interest in ocular pathologies as well as myopia management with ongoing increased rate of myopia (shortsightedness) in recent years. She also enjoys outdoor time with her fur baby and family, she enjoys hiking and nature.

Elise Lam
Yvonne
(Optical Dispenser)

Yvonne joined the Optical In Sight team in early 2023. She’s currently pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree alongside her role as an optical dispenser. She’s eager to learn about optometry care and to provide the best patient experience with her extremely friendly personality. Outside of work, Yvonne enjoys a good TV show and delicious foods. She speaks fluent Chinese Mandarin and English.

Sui-Ann

Sui-Ann has been with Optical In Sight since 2014. She completed Bachelor of Science at Monash University then Doctor of Optometry from the University of Melbourne with therapeutic endorsement. Sui-Ann interned alongside leading ophthalmologists and researcher at OMNI Eye services clinic. She also has experience in regional and greater-metro practices where she also worked closely with ophthalmologists to manage a number of complex ocular pathology.
Having worn glasses from a young age, Sui-Ann has a particular interest in myopia control in children and paediatric optometry. She believes in promoting eye health to the general public and that the profession should support comprehensive eye tests for everyone. She is currently expanding her optometric skills with complex myopia management to enhance the outcomes for patients within the practice.
Aside from optometry, Sui-Ann has a wide range of interests and hobbies including hiking, walking, sewing and baking. She enjoys some quality time with his fiancée, nephew, and fur baby.

Lee Fu

Lee Fu joined our clinic in 2022. Graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2008 with therapeutic endorsement, Lee also spent time with Indiana University's optometry program as part of his training.

Lee initially started his career in a private practice rural Victoria setting before returning to metropolitan Melbourne and interstate. He has experience and passion in ocular disease and pathology management, advanced contact lens and paediatrics, which includes myopia control and orthokeratology.

Out of work Lee enjoys basketball, tennis and spending quality time with loved ones. His languages spoken include Chinese mandarin, cantonese and basic Spanish.

Sandra Sist
Sandra Sist
(Senior Optical Dispenser)

Sandra joined our practice in 2014 and she is very passionate in helping our patients. She has a very good and honest approach in choosing the special frame to suit the individual and our patients love it. She works diligently through each patient’s journey from greeting them in to walking them out with a great smile with their new eyewear solutions. Sandra is a mother of two young adults and has a great knowledge in health and nutrition. She is actively involved in local sporting activities (basketball and netball).

Trudy Pegram
Trudy Pegram
(Optical Dispenser)

Trudy joined the team in early 2017. Having worn glasses and contact lenses from a young age, she draws from her own experience to provide excellent and honest advice. She also loves nature and enjoys outdoor activities. She is a mother of two and a grandmother of six beautiful grandchildren as well as a fur baby. She enjoys gardening, walking, and looking after her grandchildren in her free time.

Debbie Low
Debbie Low
(Optical Dispenser)

Debbie started at Optical In Sight in 2022. The field of optometry is every changing, and Debbie looks forward to keeping up-to-date on the latest in eyewear. She is keen to learn all aspects of optometry care and values the patients’ trust placed in her to provide eyewear solutions. She has gentle and calming nature. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three teenage children.

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