Ming Wang B.Optom (Hons)
Optometrist, Practice Owner
Many of Ming’s patients have been with her since she first started at the Practice in 2007. She is co-owner of Albany Optometrists and is responsible for eye-testing, diagnosing eye-health issues and also helping children to improve their visual processing ability. Ming graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry with Honours from Auckland University, and is also qualified in therapeutics. A long-time local, Ming enjoys helping the different people she meets every day to enjoy enhanced eye health.
Sarah Bycroft RDONZ
Dispensing Optician, Irlen Diagnostician and Practice Owner
For Sarah, one of the most pleasing aspects of her job is seeing how the result of improved vision enables her patients to achieve more in everyday life. As an Irlen Diagnostician she is qualified to diagnose and treat Irlen Syndrome. In addition, Sarah is a qualified Dispensing Optician with a skill for selecting frames and lenses for her patients’ specific needs. An Albany resident, wife and mother, she has been helping her community see better since 2002.
Jessica Tay B.Optom (Hons)
Jessica is a therapeutically endorsed optometrist, qualified with a Bachelor of Optometry and Vision Science from the University of Auckland. She is dedicated to helping people improve their vision and has a personalised approach to providing exceptional eyecare. She is particularly interested in myopia control to help delay the progression of short-sightedness. Outside of optometry she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.
Tracy Thompson B.Optom SA OCANZ (TPA)
Tracy is a therapeutically qualified optometrist with a specialist focus on behavioural optometry. She originally attained qualifications in South Africa in 1994, and later undertook studies in Australia and New Zealand to earn her practising right and therapeutics qualifications. Since then she has enjoyed helping to improve the quality of people’s life, education and lifestyle through better vision. She is also able to fit specialty contact lenses including orthokeratology (ortho-K).
Jenna Lord RDONZ
Jenna first joined the practice in 2015 as an optical assistant and has now completed her course as a qualified and registered Dispensing Optician. Jenna completed the Dispensing Opticians course at Distinction Level. As a Dispensing Optician Jenna is qualified to dispense lenses and frames from the optometrists prescription. Jenna enjoys the process of helping people choose their perfect eyewear and seeing people’s confidence grow as they enjoy better vision. If you need your glasses fitted or adjusted Jenna is an expert in frame fitting, she is also able to do frame repairs and maintenance. Jenna works with our behavioural optometrists conducting pre-testing with the iCept programme. If you have any questions or need advice, Jenna is ready to help you.