Our Staff

David Stephensen

B.App.Sc(Hons)(Optom) B.Bus Graduate, Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics, CASA CO Fellow of the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia

David is passionate about helping patients to become more confident in their vision through contact lens wear. David has developed specialty contact lens clinics at Moorooka and Brisbane City. By seeking out the best in contact lens products he is able to assist patients with corneal and optical irregularities. Whether your patient has keratoconus, a corneal transplant or corneal scarring David has the experience, equipment and contact lenses to assist. With extensive clinical experience gained in both Ophthalmology and Optometry settings David is happy to provide therapeutics support to your patient should they require assistance. David has significant experiences in the management of ocular surface conditions including advanced management of dry eye disorders. David enjoys providing clinical education through the CCLSA, OAA, and QUT. David is a lecturer to the QUT Master of Optometry course, and the QUT Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics. David is the Chair of the case reports section of the fellowship program for The Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia. David has lectured at national and international conferences to both Optometrists and Ophthalmologists. David studied undergraduate Optometry at QUT. Following this he completed a business degree in Logistics and Operations Management at USQ. David was part of the first graduating class of the QUT Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics. In 2007, David completed his fellowship of the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia. David is a past President of The Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia at both a state and national level.

Marissa Megaloconomos

B.App.Sc.(Optom) Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics Specialist Certificate (Management of Contact Lens Patients) FBCLA CO(CASA) Member of the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia Marissa is proficient in fitting all forms of contact lenses, and has a particular interest in orthokeratology, keratoconus and post corneal graft patients. Marissa obtained her Optometry degree from QUT in 2009 and has gained additional qualifications to prescribe ophthalmic medicines and conduct aviation eye examinations on behalf of CASA. She also completed the specialist certificate in the management of contact lens patients through the University of Melbourne in 2014 and is a Fellow of the BritishContact Lens Association demonstrating her particular interest in contact lens practice. Marissa has previously worked in private optometry and ophthalmology practices in Brisbane and is a guest-lecturer and clinical supervisor at the QUT School of Optometry. Marissa is currently the Vice President of the Optometry Queensland and Northern Territory Board and is bi-lingual as a result of her Greek heritage.