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OUR Yarra Junction TEAM

We provide a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages, all with personalised attention, to ensure that your eyes remain healthy for a lifetime.

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Meet Our Caring Optometry Team


Meet Our Optometrists


Leah Meulendijks

Leah brings a wealth of knowledge from her time working in Central Victoria. She has vast experience co-managing with the local Ophthalmologists many ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy to name a few. Leah is a member of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists. Leah also...

Melissa Ung

We would like to introduce Dr Melissa Ung as the newest Optometrist to join our team at Yarra Junction Optical in 2020. Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry from The University of Melbourne. Melissa has gained invaluable experience in various locations including volunteering in Cambodia....

Meet Our Staff



Susan has been with Yarra Junction Optical since April 2018. She was born and raised in Yarra Valley and loves being part of the community. She works 2 days a week on Thursday and Saturday. Susan's hobbies include chasing her 2 young children around and hanging out with her doggies....


Kerry has been working at Yarra Junction Optical since 2016. Her role at work is an assistant Optical Dispenser, which includes anything from frame adjustments, to reception work, to assist patients select suitable frames and lenses and much more. She loves working at Yarra Junction Optical as the staff are...


Dani has been part of the Yarra Junction Optical team since 2013. Dani brings with her many years of experience in Optical Dispensing and great expertise in repairs, frame and lens selections and also advice. On the days Dani is at the practice she will perform most of the dispensing...


Lesley has been the smiling face of Yarra Junction Optical reception since 2002. Lesley has great experience and expertise in frame adjustments and small repairs, frame selection and advice on what frames and/or lenses are the best options for you. Often times after seeing the Optometrist you will be placed...

Yarra Junction Optical in Yarra Junction

We care about your vision and eye health and offer innovative eye care services. This includes comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation, fittings and prescriptions.

Our team aims to provide the optimal possible solution for your eye health and vision needs. By utilising the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we ensure optimal eye health to help you live your best life.

We welcome new patients and accept Medicare and private health funds.