Lachlan graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with Honours in 2007. In the same year Lachlan was awarded the Don Noack award for excellence in contact lenses. After graduating Lachlan began working for Ron Fieldhouse & Associates where he fits a wide variety of patients mainly with RGP contact lenses. In 2008 while working in Adelaide he completed therapeutic training at the University of Melbourne. Lachlan has lectured internationally on contact lenses and has a special interest in Orthokeratology. Lachlan uses specially designed ortho-K lenses to correct a wide variety corneas and ametropia, including, low myopia, high myopia, moderate astigmatism, hyperopia, post LASIK, and irregular corneae. Lachlan is the director of Innovative Contacts, a company that specializes in the design, supply, and advice for fitting RGP, and in particular ortho-K contact lenses. In March 2010 Lachlan purchased the long standing city practice of R. Fieldhouse & Associates, now known as Innovative Eye Care.