About Us

Ross Brown Optometrist is a locally owned and operated practice with 3 convenient locations on the Central Coast of NSW. Ross has over 20 years of experience in the industry.

Whether you are looking for prescription glasses, contact lenses or fashionable sunglasses, our friendly staff are always on hand to give you expert guidance and personalised advice on all your eyewear and eye care needs.

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Our Staff

Ross Brown

Ross Brown

Ross Brown has been serving the Central coast and Newcastle community as a local optometrist since 1992. Having worked with many of the larger optical companies in the past, Ross is a strong believer in independent locally owned optometry to provide better choice and advice for our patients. Key interests in macular degeneration and diabetic eye health.
Ross is available at our Lakehaven, Belmont and Tuggerah store.

Wai Yoong Chin

Wai Yoong Chin

Wai Yoong has a Bachelor of Optometry from UNSW(HON) and she has been working as an Optometrist for almost 30 years. She mainly works from our Belmont store.

Learn more about her schedule here

Peter Kozmin

Peter Kozmin

Peter recently joined RBO in March 2018 as our Belmont Store Manager and is a qualified optical dispenser with over 20 years experience. He recently moved to the Hunter region with his young family from Sydney. He is looking forward to getting to know the people from the Belmont/Newcastle area and offering a high level of service and assistance when purchasing your next pair of spectacles.

Geoff Herron

Geoff Herron

Geoff is our locum optometrist who graduated in 1985 from UNSW with 1st class honours. He has worked across Sydney, Dubbo and the Central Coast for the last 18 years. His special interests include Ocular Disease and Contact lens fitting.
Geoff is available at our Lakehaven and Tuggerah store.

Elicia Perks

Elicia Perks

Elicia is our Wyong Store Manager and joined RBO in July 2016. She has extensive customer service knowledge working in that industry for 26 years. She is currently studying to improve her optical knowledge and looking forward to promoting the Ross Brown brand across the wider Wyong community.

Karen Fitzgerald

Karen Fitzgerald

Karen has grown up on the Central Coast and has worked in the optical industry for over 40 years. She is a qualified optical dispenser and has owned and operated a successful business of her own. Joining the RBO team as Area Manager she will be in charge of the smooth running and promotion of all four stores ensuring every patient receives first rate care.

Kim McManus-Smith

Kim McManus-Smith

Kim is a qualified optical dispenser and has worked in the industry since 1992. She prides herself on a high level of customer service and quality care. Kim brings with her a high level of product knowledge, optical mechanic skills and fashion expertise.