Who We Are

‘Your eyes are our focus, all day, every day.’

Our Optometrists are industry leaders. Our special interests include contact lenses, paediatric vision and therapeutic optometry.

One of innovative eye care's excellent optometrists performing a slit lamp examination on a patient.

Our Vision

As practitioners, we firmly believe in comprehensive care. As innovators, we provide this care with the most up-to-date technology, knowledge, products and services available.  As people, we value each one of our patients and their individual needs.

Our practice is proudly independent and South Australian owned and operated. Part of a long legacy of optometry in Adelaide and its surrounds, we welcome generations of family members as they continue in our care.

Behind Every Great Vision: Our Team

Meet the Team

Get to know the dedicated professionals who are committed to ensuring your eye care experience is nothing short of exceptional.

Lachlan Hoy Principle Optometrist managing director Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Eyespace
Lachlan Hoy
Principal Optometrist
BAppSc(Optom)(Hons) GCOT FIAO FCCLSA
About 
Lachlan Hoy

Lachlan Hoy is a second-generation Optometrist who graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with Honours in 2007. He was awarded the Don Noack award for excellence in contact lenses in the same year. In 2007 Lachlan began working at Ron Fieldhouse & Associates and completed postgraduate ocular therapeutics training at the University of Melbourne. Lachlan purchased the long-standing Adelaide city practice of R. Fieldhouse & Associates in 2010, which is now known as Innovative Eye Care. Lachlan is a fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology and the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia. Lachlan regularly lectures internationally, contributes to industry publications, and has written a textbook chapter on Keratoconus in 2019. He has an interest in keratoconus, orthokeratology, scleral contact lenses, dry eye disease, and myopia control. Outside of clinical practice, Lachlan is the founder and a director of Innovative Contacts, a company which designs, supplies, and provides advice for fitting custom made gas permeable contact lenses to Optometrists in Australia. He is also a founder and director of Innovatus Technology, a company that develops speciality contact lens designs, software, and manufacturing technology that is used all around the world.

Pooja Bhindi Principle Optometrist Director Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Henley Beach
Pooja Bhindi
Principal Optometrist
BMedSc(VisSc), MOptom
About 
Pooja Bhindi

Pooja is a therapeutically qualified optometrist who graduated from Flinders University and has a keen interest in specialty contact lenses, keratoconus, and myopia management. She is also heavily involved in the eyecare industry, having been State President for the South Australian division of CCLSA as well as sitting on the ECOV/SA committee for early career optometrists. Pooja views helping patients improve their quality of life as the most rewarding part of optometry. She also has a focus on research and has recently been published in renowned scientific journal Clinical and Experimental Optometry for her work on angiography. Outside of work, Pooja enjoys travelling the globe, keeping active and trying out the many restaurants and wineries that South Australia has on offer.

Dylan bentley Optometrist, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Henley Beach
Dylan Bentley
Optometrist
BMedSc(VisSc), MOptom IACMM
About 
Dylan Bentley

Dylan is a therapeutically endorsed optometrist who trained at Flinders University in South Australia. Before graduating, he was 1 of only 4 recipients nationwide to receive an American Academy of Optometry scholarship for clinical and academic excellence. He’s also had the opportunity to build his skills at the State University of New York’s College of Optometry, as well as at our very own Australian College of Optometry in Victoria. After graduation, he was awarded the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) and Master of Optometry Academic Excellence Prize which is given to the student who has achieved the highest academic performance following completion of year five of the course. He is passionate about contact lenses, children’s vision and ocular disease management. Outside of the practice, Dylan is a dedicated baseball player for Glenelg Baseball Club and plays trombone in a local jazz band.

Daniel Moriarty Optometrist Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Daniel Moriarty
Optometrist
BMedSc(VisSc), MOptom GA21
About 
Daniel Moriarty

Daniel is a therapeutically endorsed optometrist, and has been a proud member of the Innovative Eye Care team since 2023. Daniel honed his skills in Perth before returning home to Adelaide, where he graduated from Flinders University with a Master of Optometry. Daniel serves as the SA State President for the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia, showcasing his deep passion for scleral lens fitting and management of keratoconus. Daniel is not just an optometrist; he is also an avid golfer, 'occasionally' showcasing flashes of brilliance on the course.

Karl Evans Optometrist, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Karl Evans
Optometrist
BAppSc(Optom) PCOT BMath(Hons)
About 
Karl Evans

Karl grew up in Toowoomba in country Queensland and followed his passion for physical sciences directly from school into the Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) degree at QUT in Brisbane. Since graduating alongside Lachlan in 2007, Karl has worked in many reputable practices around Australia whilst also acquiring a Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics. Karl has called Adelaide home since 2011 and has been a member of the South Australia state road cycling team since 2012. His keen interested in cycling has seen him race state, national and international cycling events including taking the SA state road championships. He also supports independent media, locally made products where possible, and minimalism. With an evidence-based approach to eye care, Karl is interested in ocular therapeutics, a topic he guest lectures to Flinders optometry students, and general health care. With a partner who is studying medicine, it’d be hard not to! He is also interested in dry eye disorders, inflammatory and infectious eye disease, contact lenses, colour vision, diabetic eye disease and binocular vision disorders. Karl is a member of Optometry South Australia, Cornea and Contact Lenses Society of South Australia, Amnesty International, Norwood Cycling Club and Cycling Australia. Karl donates blood every 3 months and has fund-raised for children’s cancer research through the Great Cycle Challenge and the SA bushfire appeal.

Joanna Rohrlach Optometrist, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Joanna Rohrlach
Optometrist
BOptom
About 
Joanna Rohrlach

Joanna is a therapeutically endorsed optometrist who completed her optometry degree at The University of Melbourne in 2012. She has also completed further training in paediatric vision care and public health. Joanna enjoys all aspects of comprehensive optometry consulting and strives to help her patients better understand their own eye health. Joanna has been involved in volunteer eye care trips in remote South Australia and Papua New Guinea. She is also a committee member for the Early Career Optometrists Victoria/South Australia. Outside of work, Joanna enjoys keeping active with running, yoga and exploring new hiking trails. She is also a big fan of the wonderful local produce, restaurants and wineries that South Australia has to offer.

Millie Meegan Optometrist, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Eyespace
Millie Meegan
Optometrist
BMedSc(VisSc), MOptom
About 
Millie Meegan

Millie joined Innovative Eye Care as a therapeutic optometrist after graduating from Flinders University with a Master of Optometry. Throughout her studies, she worked closely with the optometric team over a period of 5 years at the clinic in caring for patients. She has also thoroughly enjoyed outreach optometry in recent years, working with Indigenous communities and underserved schools. She enjoys working with patients to manage their high refractive error, dry eye disease, keratoconus and other corneal ectasia. In particular, she has a keen interest in scleral lenses, as well as corneal RGPs and soft lenses. Millie enjoys working within the full scope of optometry, but finds cases where standard of living can be improved the most rewarding.

Wes Butler Optometrist, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Henley Beach
Wes Butler
Optometrist
BMedSc(VisSc), MOptom
About 
Wes Butler

Wes is a therapeutically endorsed optometrist, proud to be a part of the Innovative Eye Care team since 2023. Graduating from Flinders University alongside many of our optometrists, Wes brings a wealth of experience, having spent several years honing his skills consulting in Newcastle. Much like his colleagues, Wes shares a keen interest in managing conditions like keratoconus with specialty contact lenses and tackling progressive myopia with orthokeratology. Beyond his role in independent practice, Wes serves as a clinic supervisor at Flinders University, actively contributing to the education of the next generation of optometrists. Outside of the consulting room, Wes enjoys stirring up his colleagues, losing to Rui at chess, tearing up the netball court and solving the daily Globle (globle-game.com)

Rui Lin Optometrist, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide eyespace
Rui Lin
Optometrist
BMedSc(VisSc), MOptom
About 
Rui Lin

Rui is a therapeutically endorsed optometrist joining Innovative Eye Care after graduating from Flinders University. He has a particular interest in complex contact lenses and myopia control, which arose from his key involvement in working closely with ophthalmologists in China and training them in the clinical practice of orthokeratology. Rui also has many skills outside of the realm of optometry. He is fluent in both Mandarin and English, and is also a keen swimmer, snowboarder and chess player. He is also involved in the Chinese community within Adelaide and enjoys travelling the world.

Georgia hoy practice manager Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Georgia Hoy
Practice Manager
BHumMov MBA
About 
Georgia Hoy

Georgia has responsibility for all central functions within the business. She is experienced in a multitude of roles including administration, system development, finance, web development, content marketing and patient care. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, she gained experience working as an allied health professional. The opportunity to work in a dynamic setting with state-of-the-art technology and a dedicated team enticed Georgia to make a career move. Georgia loves the outdoors and has a passion for health and fitness.

Katrina Prunty Practice Manager Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Henley Beach
Katrina Prunty
Practice Manager
About 
Katrina Prunty

Katrina returned to Innovative Eye Care at the start of 2021. You can find Katrina at our Henley Beach practice where she can assist you with any of your eyecare or eyewear needs.

Mark Turci Practice Manager Innovative Eye Care Henley Beach
Mark Turci
Practice Manager
CertIVOpticlDispens
About 
Mark Turci

Mark is our Practice Manager at Henley Beach. He has been in the optical industry since 2005, is a qualified Optical Dispenser and comes with a wealth of optical knowledge and style. He is a caring and friendly face who will be very happy to assist you with your eye care needs, whether it be a new pair of optical frames or some new sunglasses to help keep out the Australian sun. When not at work, Mark can be found tending to his garden or taking his pride and joy for a spin on the weekend.

Evie Saris Optical Dispenser Innovative eye care adelaide optical dispensary
Evie Saris
Optical Dispenser
CertIVOpticlDispens
About 
Evie Saris

Evie has over 8 years experience within the optical industry and is a qualified Optical Dispenser. her strengths include dealing with complex customer service approach to identify customer needs. Along with leading the luxurious Optical Dispensary, she looks forward to meeting you and finding the perfect frame.

Jane scotcher optical dispenser Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Henley Beach
Jane Scotcher
Optical Dispenser
About 
Jane Scotcher

Jane is our practice manager and resident ‘ray of sunshine’. As an optical curator, Jane is responsible for our fashion-forward, exclusive and quality range of frames. She has an eye for detail and makes selecting the perfect frame for you and your prescription a breeze. Jane spent seven years as the practice manager of North Terrace Optometrists and is now the smiling face welcoming you to our Hutt Street location. Where you might not expect to find Jane is on a red hot Honda motorcycle! Ask her about how she broke her foot…

Sheralyn Stillert Optical Dispenser Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Sheralyn Stillert
Optical Dispenser
About 
Sheralyn Stillert

Sheralyn also joins us from North Terrace Optometrists. She brings with her a lifetime in customer service industries and provides a one-of-a-kind experience. With a rock ‘n’ roll family, the attention to detail and care of this gentle soul will make you feel like one of the band and have you singing the high note. Shaking cancer off twice, proves there’s nothing that can hold this groover down.

Chloe Bentley Optical Dispenser Innovative Eye Care Optical Dispensary
Chloe Bentley
Optical Dispenser
BContempArts
About 
Chloe Bentley

Chloe brings a fresh eye to the world of glasses as our in house content creator responsible for the styling of products. She has a unique eye for style and what frame best suits you and your lifestyle. With a love for contemporary art and a deep appreciation for all things aesthetically pleasing. Chloe is ready to help you find your new set of stylish eyewear ready for any occasion.

Tim Moran Optical Technician, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Tim Moran
Optical Mechanic
About 
Tim Moran

Tim started Optical Dispensing before some of our other staff members were born! Qualified Optical Technicians and Dispensers are hard to come by these days and we are therefore lucky to have his expertise in practice. The most popular man in the business is on hand to dispense, repair and fit all types of spectacles. Tim’s positive attitude is infectious. His optimism also transcends to Gliderol Stadium were you’ll always find Tim getting behind the mighty tigers. Glenelg born and bred, Tim’s a South Aussie through and through and he will have you smiling from ear to ear.

Leisane Hudson Administration officer Innovative Eye Care Adelaide Henley Beach
Leisane Hudson
Administration Officer
About 
Leisane Hudson

Our resident Pommie Leisane emigrated to Australia with her family in 2004. She’s the one with the accent! She has a wealth of experience in customer service & administration. She has worked in the optical industry as a receptionist & optical dispenser for over 10 years. Leisane is a consummate professional always friendly & happy to assist with any query.

Christine Swaine, Administration Officer, Innovative Eye Care Adelaide
Christine Swaine
Administration Officer
About 
Christine Swaine

Christine started working with Ron Fieldhouse in 1999 and is a valuable member of our team. She has vast industry knowledge and provides the highest level of patient care. Christine offers our patients friendly and professional service, rest assured she will make you feel very welcome.

Laura Rincon
Optical Assistant
About 
Laura Rincon

Laura, our friendly neighbourhood administrative officer, is here to ensure smooth operation and efficiency in all administrative tasks. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for organization, she thrives in dynamic environments where no two days are the same. Laura brings 2 years of experience in administrative roles, having honed her skills in scheduling, document and stock management. Laura's administration journey began in 2022 in the Disability Sector, and since then, has been dedicated to streamlining processes and supporting teams to achieve their goals. Integrity, reliability, and adaptability are the cornerstones of her work ethic, and believes in accountability and always keeping an open mind. By maintaining clear communication and a solution-oriented mindset, Laura strives to provide exceptional support to her colleagues and contribute to a positive work environment. Beyond the office, Laura enjoys playing Volleyball, creating Air Dried Clay masterpieces, and Journaling. Whether she is at home with a coffee and a journal, or at the beach with friends, Laura finds joy in both her professional and personal pursuits.

Our Story

The Innovative Eye Care Journey

1959

R Fieldhouse

R Fieldhouse and Associates is founded by Ron Fieldhouse.

1984

North Terrace Practice

Kevin Rooney, Mark Parsons and Simon Leong purchase the North Terrace practice.

1996

North Terrace Optometrists

North Terrace Practice becomes known as North Terrace Optometrists.

2007

Don Noack Award

Lachlan Scott-Hoy receives the Don Noack Award for excellence in contact lenses.

2007

Lachlan - R Fieldhouse

Lachlan Scott-Hoy begins working at R Fieldhouse and Associates.

2010

The Purchase

Lachlan Scott-Hoy purchases R Fieldhouse and Associates, now known as Innovative Eye Care.

2012

Fieldhouse Retirement

Ron Fieldhouse retires from practice.

2016

The Merger

North Terrace Optometrists merges with Innovative Eye Care. The team expands.

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