BSc, MSc Clinical Optometry, TPA, NZAO

Oliver graduated as an Optometrist in Vienna, Austria in 1992, where he also gained a Diploma in Contact Lens Practice. After completing his master’s postgraduate studies in 2008, he was awarded a Masters Degree in Clinical Optometry from the Danube University, Austria and the Salus University in Philadelphia,USA. He gained a Graduate Certificate in ocular therapeutics from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.
Eye-care has always been Oliver’s passion. He ran a successful Optometry business in Vienna, Austria. In addition he held lectures in Optics at the Vienna Academy of Optometry and was a board member of the guild of health professions. He was involved in the professional education for Opticians and Audiometrists.

After falling in love with New Zealand while traveling here he decided to move to Hamilton and join the Laser Eye Centre. His special interests are refractive Laser Vision Correction and a variety of other refractive treatments to free his patients from the need of glasses.


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“It was life-changing, pain-free and easy. I was worried for no good reason, as the procedure took minutes; I sat up and the world was clear again. The next day, signs were clearer, lights were sharper and I had a whole new world of detail that I didn’t even have with contacts. My only regret is that I didn’t do it sooner.”