Our Team

Greg Sly

Greg Sly

Principal Optometrist | BSc. (OPTOM) P.G. Cert.Ther. F.A.C.O

Greg Sly is the founding principal and fulltime optometrist of Greg Sly Optometry. He graduated from Melbourne University in 1980 and has worked as an optometrist for 34 years. Before settling in Ocean Grove, Greg ran a small practice in Maryborough in the early 1980s and then went on to work in London and other locations in England. He moved to Ocean Grove in 1987 where he opened his optometry practice and has been treating residents of the Bellarine Peninsula and Geelong region ever since.

Greg is passionate about helping each of his patients achieve their best visual outcome. He completed a post-graduate Diploma in Ocular Therapeutics at Melbourne University in 2010, making him therapeutically qualified. This means he can treat most eye diseases and he can write prescriptions for medication needed to treat a range of eye diseases. He has had thirty-four years’ experience as an optometrist including fitting specialty contact lenses.

Greg is passionate about eye health, and specialises in treating people of all ages. Greg has also spent some time volunteering in Nepal where he travelled to very remote areas doing eye testing and distributing donated spectacles from home.

When he’s not at work, Greg loves travelling, cycling, walking, gardening and cooking. He’ll often try to fit in a game of golf and enjoys spending time with his family.

Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill

Optometrist | BSc (OPTOM)

Sharon is our part-time optometrist, working one day a week at our practice. She joined the practice in 2001, providing friendly service and high quality care to each patient she sees. Sharon studied at the University of Melbourne, and went on to work in a large country practice in Gippsland after graduating from the University of Melbourne, as well as practices in Geelong and Colac.

She now lives in Barwon Heads with her young family and when she’s not at work, Sharon enjoys growing her own veggies, bike riding and camping.

Johanna Scott

Johanna Scott

Practice Manager and Frame Advisor

Jo joined the team at Greg Sly Optometry over eighteen years ago, and strives for excellence in every aspect of our business. Jo’s passion is to ensure all our patients receive the best care, advice and solution to any problem they may face. Her fashion sense, impeccable taste, and excellent eye for detail make her a very valued Frame Advisor. If we don’t have the frame you are looking for on our shelf, Jo will go out of her way to find it for you.

When she’s not at work, Jo loves spending time with her children and grandchildren, gardening and salsa dancing.

Kate Cuddy

Kate Cuddy

Receptionist and Frame Advisor

Kate has worked in the optical industry for many years and has been a valued member of the team at Greg Sly Optometry since 2000. Kate is diligent and hardworking, always friendly and makes choosing frames easy with her relaxed and reassuring style.

When she’s not at work, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, outdoor activities, travel, cooking and baking. Kate is also an active member of her children’s school community.

Gabrielle Pollett

Gabrielle Pollett

Receptionist and Frame Advisor

Gabrielle has worked in the optometry industry for twenty years, and has spent the last two working at Greg Sly Optometry. She is an invaluable member of our team, offering a warm and friendly disposition to everyone who walks through our door. She is knowledgeable across all areas of the business and has an incredible eye for helping our patients pick out the perfect pair of frames.

When she is not at work, Gabrielle loves home crafts, gardening and fashion. She also enjoys getting involved in the local community and meeting local people.

Kelly Summerfield

Kelly Summerfield

Receptionist and Frame Advisor | Cert 3 Business Admin

Kelly has been a member of the team at Greg Sly Optometry for the past three years, offering a dedicated work ethic, friendly disposition and valuable administration skills. She is also a fantastic Frame Advisor, offering thoughtful advice to each of our patients about which frames best suit their faces.

Kelly is also passionate about helping others and has spent a lot of time volunteering including at Meals on Wheels, school fairs, the RSPCA and for the Mphatso Children’s Foundation.

When she’s not working, Kelly loves camping, motorcycling, reading, BBQs, backyard chickens and pilates.

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