Located in the picturesque bayside suburb of Mt Eliza, we provide clients with an array of spectacles, sunglasses, contact lenses, repairs and advice. 

Whether you are after a new frame, have a question about dry eye or are looking for a fully bulk billing optometrist, we are more than happy to assist you. 

Our shop is conveniently located inside the Ritchies Centre in Mount Eliza, and has underground parking available off Canadian Bay Rd. 

If you have any questions or queries, please feel free to call 9775 2922 or email us at; mtelizaoptical@gmail.com 

We pride ourselves on treating every client as an individual. Shopping for glasses may not always be an enjoyable experience – but at Mt Eliza Optical, we will take the utmost care to help you find a suitable solution to your needs, whilst providing you with knowledgeable opinions and advice. As a fun father-daughter team, you will receive varied opinions on what styles suit you, and it’s always a bit of a laugh. There is not always an abundance of agreement happening between Marcus and Sarah, but you will certainly have fun and enjoy the banter.

See the same experienced person each time you visit – with the time and skill to ensure your glasses fit comfortably.

Eyesight Testing, using the latest state-of-art German equipment, includes visual assessment of eye disorders, such as:

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataract

We take the time and have the expertise to discuss your needs – to meet requirements for work or leisure.  


 Our lovely team consists of Marcus, Sarah and our two optometrists El Tolan and Eva Wong.

Owner and Qualified Dispensing Optician


Marcus is fully qualified in Australia and Britain as a dispensing optician, and has spent many years perfecting skills in optical fitting and surfacing. After having worked in Oxford St London he made the decision to move back to Australia, to open his own practice in 1983, in Mt Eliza. Over the last 36 years, he has had the privilege of watching our beautiful village and it’s locals, expand and grow into what we all know Mt Eliza to be today. 

Marcus believes that ‘frame adjustment and correct fitting are paramount to wearing glasses. It’s important to have frames that sit well on your face and are comfortable. If you are an everyday wearer of spectacles, comfort is an important element of frame choice.’

When selecting frames for our clientele, he spends time to see how well frames are made, the adjustment capabilities of them and whether the aesthetics of them are going to suit the demographic. 

‘As a small business owner, I have enjoyed the many years of watching the village and the optical industry change and evolve. Having customers purchase products they are satisfied and happy with, makes coming to work a pleasure.’

Eye Wear Consultant / Marketing Manager

Learnt from the best – he’s old school, but knows what he’s talking about!  

Sarah enjoys assisting clients in frame choice and helping them select the best options for their eye needs. Having been trained on the job, she’s learnt the importance of frame fitting and adjustments, and specific measuring techniques used for different lens types. 

“I love knowing clients have had an enjoyable experience selecting their frames. It’s always nice to have a chat through the process, find out what each individual likes and what they feel suits them. While everyone in our team is happy to give their opinion, we always want our clients to be happy and actually like what they choose. The final decision should always come down to the person wearing the glasses (or sometimes their spouse!).”

Honest opinions is what you will get at Mt Eliza Optical. Not everything suits everyone, and we will definitely not tell you everything looks good, that is not helpful or beneficial for our clients. If you’re looking for a good experience with staff that have time for you, look no further than us.

Optometrist – El Tolan

Welcome to El, who joins the practice bringing with her 30 years of experience in both Corporate and Independent locum settings.

Dedicated to making sure every patient has a thorough understanding of their eye health, El enjoys having a conversation with each patient and making sure they are satisfied with their examination.

Along with her work dedication, she is also an avid sports fanatic and loves a good game of golf. 

Having been able to enjoy travel around the world and experience some of the most amazing places, she enjoys having the chance to engage with a wide variety of people, and practicing optometry gives her that opportunity. 

With diverse life and work experience, El will make you feel comfortable and offer you a thorough eye test and be happy to answer any questions or concerns you have. 

Optometrist (behavioural) – Eva Wong

Welcome to Eva, who has worked for 20 years in Private and Public Optometry. She has had the amazing opportunity to volunteer in Vietnam and Laos, working with small villages to take care of their optometry and eye health needs. 

As well as work and volunteering, she loves travelling around the world and delighting in different cuisines and cultures. Enjoying winter months skiing, she has had traversed the slopes of New Zealand and Japan. 

Eva is qualified in Pediatric (behavioural) optometry and is therapeutically qualified. Happy to work with children and take the time to make sure the experience is a good one.

Customer care and satisfaction is important and Eva will explain results to each clients satisfaction.

Both of the Optometrists come with a great amount of experience and customer care. 

It’s important to our practice and our entire team, that all of our clients feel they have received a thorough exam and that all of their questions and concerns have been answered in a way they understand.

From the team as a whole, we hope the experience you receive in our store is friendly, knowledgeable and honest.


Eye examinations are not only completed for improved vision. Our recommendations that you have your eyes examined anywhere between one and three years, is for the health of your eyes, not just your sight. While everyone wants to have the best vision possible, sometimes we forget that there can be underlying medical conditions that can affect our eyes as well. 

Our checks for cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are some of the conditions we detect early and refer our patients to the correct specialist.

This practice completely bulk bills all eye examinations through Medicare, there is no cost to you. 

For the sake of your eyes and your vision, all you need is half an hour.