Our Optometrists

Peter Nixon

Peter Nixon

Optometrist

Peter Nixon

BSc(Hons) BOptom Grad.Cert.Oc.Ther

Peter graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Optometry from the University of Melbourne and completed his Certificate of Ocular Therapeutics in 2004. He is the owner and principal optometrist of Pezzimenti Nixon Optometrists. Prior to joining Pezzimenti Nixon Optometrists in 2013, he was the Lead Optometrist of Children’s Services at the Australian College of Optometry. Peter has a strong interest in children’s vision, development and welfare.

He has managed projects working with disadvantaged primary school children as well as students from a specialised deaf school. He also has extensive experience in contact lens fitting, in particular, for keratoconus, corneal grafts and aphakic children.

Peter volunteers as an optometrist in Nepal with Rotary International every year, working in remote villages under the shadow of the Himalayan Mountains. He also enjoys cycling, kayaking, hiking, swimming and running, but as a father of two small boys he doesn’t get out there as much as he once did. Peter finds working with people of all ages to be a fun and enjoyable experience, with enormous satisfaction achieved when vision improvement is found. He strives for excellence and a holistic approach to optometry practice.

Kha Diep

Kha Diep

Optometrist

Kha Diep

BSc Optom Therapeutically Endorsed

Kha graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Optometry and a therapeutic endorsement  in 2012. She has worked in Darwin and Wonthaggi, country Victoria gaining experience in all aspects of patient care.

This includes a wide range of therapeutic treatments, co-management with ophthalmologists and GPs as well as dry eye management. Kha is enthusiastic and passionate about providing best vision care and patient welfare for the whole family.

Kha loves to travel and enjoys trying different cuisines. Going to the gym to keep fit is a favorite pastime.

Simone Hibbert

Simone Hibbert

Optometrist

Simone Hibbert

BSc Optom Therapeutically Endorsed

Simone graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Optometry and therapeutic endorsement  in 2013. She begun work in Bendigo, country Victoria and also has experience practicing in regional locations Australia wide.

Simone is a therapeutically qualified optometrist and enjoys caring for all aspects of ocular health and looking after patients of all ages.

She enjoys doing outreach and volunteer work which has taken her to the Northern Territory, South Africa, and India. Outside of work and travel, Simone enjoys staying fit with regular trips to the local gym or swimming, dining out and reading great books!

Our Support Team

Meet the the support team at Pezzimenti Nixon Optometrists, each one of them bring their own unique experience of vision, frame selection, dispensing and administration skills.

Helen Clarke

Practice Manager

Suzanne Luu

Office Manager

Lindsay Clifford

Optical Dispenser

Briony Strongman

Optical Dispenser

Ellie Savage

Optical Dispenser

Menchu Gutierrez

Vision Therapist

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