Our Optometrists

Gavin Bigland

Gavin Bigland B.Optom (Hons), Grad. Cert. Ocular Therapeutics

Gavin grew up in the Blue Mountains. He graduated from the University of NSW with honours in 1995 and spent several years working as a locum optometrist in the Blue Mountains, the Hawkesbury and Western Sydney. He spent a year working in the far north of Western Australia before returning to the Blue Mountains in 1998. Since 1999, Gavin has worked in independent practice in Springwood and Lithgow. He completed post-graduate training in Ocular Therapeutics in 2012. Gavin's professional interests include evidence-based diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory eye disease, infection and dry eye, as well as diabetic eye care, contact lenses and glaucoma management.

 

Peter Cowley

Peter Cowley B.Optom(Hons), BA., Grad. Cert. Ocular Therapeutics

Peter grew up in the Southern Highlands, but settled in the Blue Mountains in 1998. He studied Optometry at the University of NSW and graduated with honours in 1996. He spent 3 years working in Western Australia, during which time he practiced in Perth as well as many remote locations throughout the state. Since 1999, Peter has worked in independent practice in Springwood. He completed post-graduate training in Ocular Therapeutics in 2012. Peter maintains a keen professional interest in evidence-based diagnosis and management of inflammatory eye disease, infection and dry eye, as well as diabetic eye care, contact lenses and glaucoma management.