Our Staff

Our Optometrists


Michael M Mihailidis - B.Optom. GradDipOcTher (UNSW). LLM (Usyd)

Michael has been practising optometry for 30 years since graduating from the University of NSW with a Bachelor of Optometry degree in 1988.

He is highly experienced in advanced contact lens fitting and myopia control with a specific interest in Orthokeratology.

In 2018, Michael obtained a Diploma of Ocular Therapeutics from UNSW allowing him to be actively involved in the co- management of ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Diabetes related/ Retinal diseases.Michael is highly bilingual and can conduct his examinations in fluent Greek and English.


Maria Dimitratos - B.Optom (UNSW)

Maria graduated from the University of NSW in 1988 with a Bachelor of Optometry (Class 1 Honours)

Maria has a special interest in Children’s Vision and is always updating her knowledge in the treatment of Dry Eyes. She is currently undertaking a Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics from the Australian College of Optometry to become a therapeutically endorsed optometrist.and has been practising since 1992.

Maria is bilingual and can conduct her examinations in fluent Greek and English.


Our Optical Dispensers 


Peter Chatz – CertIV Optical Dispensing & Mechanics

Peter is our Primary Senior Optical Dispenser and has been working for ICON Eyewear since the 90s. Peter is highly experienced in the mechanics of optical lenses and is in charge of all jobs that come in and out of our lens laboratory. He ensures all jobs that come out of our laboratory are of the highest standards.

In addition to working at ICON, Peter was also a part of the NSW Rural Optometrist Team, providing high quality healthcare to those in need. 

Peter is bilingual and can communicate in fluent Greek and English.



Jerry Chen – CertIV Optical Dispensing (TAFE)

Jerry started his career in the optical industry as a customer service consultant in 2003. He receivehis dispensing qualifications in 2005 and has been working for ICON Eyewear for more than decade. Jerry has a love for gardening and motorbike riding and is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.

He is very passionate about optical lenses and strives to provide the best products and services to his customers. 




Linh Pham – B. AppliedViscSci (Orthoptics) (USyd). CertIV Optical Dispensing (TAFE)

Linh graduated in 2004 and started work in a general eye surgery practice as an Orthoptist before working for ICON in 2007. She is also fluent in English and Vietnamese and loves working with children.

In addition to dispensing and conducting preliminary testings, Linh is also in charge of front desk work and provide quality customer service. Linh is experienced in the utilisation of our diagnostic tools and usually helps our optometrists with conducting OCT, OPTOS and Visual Fields scans for patients.




Dionisia Andreone – B.Sci (Immunology, Microbiology) (USyd). Cert IV Optical Dispensing (TAFE)

Dionisia has been working as a receptionist at ICON since October 2012. In addition to her bachelor’s degree, Dionisia attained a Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing and became a new addition to our team of 

qualified dispensers.

Dionisia is very experienced in providing quality customer service and has a keen eye for fashion, always helping her customers find their perfect frame.She is fluent in English, Greek and Italian. 



Our Optical Assistants


Vivian To – B.ViscSci (UNSW)

Vivian is currently undertaking her final year of her studies to become a qualified Optometrist. She has been working for ICON Eyewear since 2015 and is primarily in charge of conducting all preliminary testi

ngs and diagnostic tests such as OPTOS, OCT and Visual Fields scans.

Vivian’s job also includes front desk duties, optical dispensing and providing the best service to our patients. She is fluent in Vietnamese and English and can communicate in Cantonese.



Alexandra Clark

Alexandra (Alex) is currently in her second year of university and is also studying to b

Alex's main duties include front desk work and assisting our optometrists with preliminary scans and testings.ecome a qualified optometrist. She is highly fascinated in optics and is training to become a phenomenal customer service provider. 





Maria Chatz

Maria is ICON Eyewear’s accountant. She is in charge of everything that happens behind the scenes from paying our suppliers to ensuring the business runs smoothly.

In addition to managing the finances, Maria occasionally helps out with front desk

 duties and is fluent in Greek and English.