OUR PHILOSOPHY

Founded 30 years ago by Pete Tomlinson.


The essence of Tomlinson optometrists’ work is found in the balance between vision care, development and human well-being.


A team of like-minded individuals guided by their passion for Optometry.

Pete Tomlinson

Optometrist

Pete is the proud founder of Tomlinson Optometrists and started operations 30 years ago. Pete is well-known nationally for his interests and contributions in behavioural/developmental optometry which involves identifying and treating children with vision-related learning difficulties.


Pete no longer consults in the examination room, but is actively involved in the intricate process behind offering excellent optometry to our patients.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Optometry at School Of Optometry Witwatersrand

  • Certificate of Advanced Study by THE New England COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY Massachusetts USA

  • Ocular Disease and Pharmaceutical Application

  • Neural Basis in Optometry

  • Courses Completed In -Binocular Vision Skills (Carey & Assoc.) Strabismus Vision Related Learning Problems Sports Vision

Jenny

Practice Manager

Jenny is our passionate practice manager. She oversees the smooth running of both Table View and Kenilworth practices.

Karen Shankland

Optometrist

Karen is driven by a passion for people and strives to not only promote high standards of vision care, but also meet the specific visual needs of each individual. She has a particular interest in child vision care, visual therapy and screening ocular changes in patients with diabetes.

Qualifications

  • B.Optom with diagnostic privileges at the School of Optometry at the University of Johannesburg (Cum Laude)

  • Further education through The Paediatric Training Academy and The Graduate Institute of Optometry

  • Member of the Graduate Institute of Optometry

  • Associate at the College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Bridgitte

Head of Vision Therapy

Bridgitte heads up our vision therapy centre in Table View. She loves seeing kids improve their visual capabilities through vision therapy, whereby they perform better at school, achieve higher confidence levels and become happier individuals.

Zulfah

Dispensing Optician

A passionate Dispensing Optician qualified from CPUT. She is based at our Kenilworth practice. She has extensive optical knowledge and experience that she uses expertly to advise patients on the best suited optical lenses and frames for each individual. She is able to do adjustments and most repairs for our patients at our premises.

KENILWORTH

kenilworth@visualcare.co.za

021 797 7291

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