Our Optometrists

Peter Nixon

Peter Nixon


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.

Jessica Healey

Jessica Healey


Jessica Healey

Jess graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Optometry and therapeutic endorsement.

Jess has worked in Warragul, regional Victoria and Melbourne gaining a variety of clinical experience.

Jess enjoys providing quality eye care to people of all ages and is passionate about meeting the individual needs of each patient.

Outside work Jess enjoys painting, reading, playing board games with friends and exploring the outdoors.

Diana Chau

Diana Chau


Diana Chau

Diana graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Optometry and therapeautic endorsement.

Diana has worked at various locations across Melbourne. She is qualified to manage a range of eye conditions and prescribe ocular medication. Diana takes pride in providing patients of all ages individualized care in a comfortable and welcoming setting.

Outside of work Diana enjoys traveling, exploring Melbourne Cafes, baking and practicing yoga.

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.

Suzanne Luu

Accounts Administrator

Ross Davidson

Optical Dispenser

Jordan Davies

Optical Assistant

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