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Your trusted local Optometrist in Hurstville

Kimber Optical has been operating as an independent Optometrist clinic since the 1950's. The practice was opened by Brian Smith, before Michael Kimber took over in 2002. 

The practice provides eye care to Hurstville & surrounds including Allawah, Blakehurst, Carlton, Kogarah, Mortdale, Peakhurst and Penshurst. 


Our Optometrists Michael Kimber, Janet Binesh and Mellissa Ng are dedicated professionals with years of experience in a variety of different fields, from contact lenses to paediatric optometry, low vision and myopia control.


We bulk bill- simply bring your medicare card with you to your exam.




The Optometrists You Can Depend On

Hurstville's passionate optometrists.

Your eye care is our number one priority. We focus on making sure each and every patient receives an exceptional service from our dedicated Optometrists, and  that each eye test is thorough.

We believe this level of care sets us apart- and with customers from Hurstville and surrounding suburbs coming to us for over three generations, we think they agree!

A small optometry practice with a big heart.

We spend as much time with you as we need, because we know all eyes are unique and should be treated as such.

During our bulk billed 360 Eye Exam, our optometrists don’t just give you a quick prescription, but assess the health of your eyes as well as discuss your lifestyle and needs to find the best solution for your individual eyes.


Our optometrists are passionate, experienced and thorough- because vision is your most precious gift and cannot be replaced!


Book an Eye Test with us today- we bulk bill!

Do you feel like you might need glasses or contact lenses? Has it been a while since your last eye exam? Have you been told your child might need to have their eyes tested? We are the trusted choice for Eye Care in Hurstville, and the surrounding areas.

With a combined experience of over 110 years in the business, you can be sure you're in excellent hands with our passionate and experienced optometrists. 

Book in for a bulk billed 360 Eye Test online or call (()) to book and see the difference today.


Get to Know Us


Michael graduated from Optometry in 1979 before opening up the practice. As a third generation family member in the Optical industry, you could say optometry is in his blood!

Michael is interested in general Optometry issues and optical problems, as well as retinal eye problems and contact lenses.


Graduated 1994 UNSW, has been working all over Australia, and has now landed at Kimber Optical to replace Richard Boyd.


Janet is interested in eye diseases associated with glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration management, contact lenses and general optometry.


Mellissa graduated from optometrist 1985. Her interests include paediatric optometry, contact lenses, retinal problems and general optometry.

Mellissa speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin.


Kim is the face of the Practice that greets you on arrival. She has been working at the Practice since 1999 and is also our Fashion expert. Kim is the person to see for help when choosing your spectacles and is always on the lookout for new fashion frames and sunglasses.


Leanne and Tahlae are our part time receptionists who are interested in frame selection and helping all of our patients.


When was the last time you had an eye examination? Eye tests aren't just about your prescription, but also assess the health of your eyes. A comprehensive eye test can pick up changes before you notice any symptoms- and could just save your sight.


Our 360 Exam checks your prescription, as well as screens for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, etc. It is recommended every 2-3 years.

During this exam, our optometrists perform a thorough assessment that not only check your prescription, but also monitor for any changes to the health of your eyes. This exam also screens for Glaucoma, Diabetes, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.

If you live in Hurstville, Alawah, Carlton or Kogarah and wish to book an eye test with us or have questions regarding your vision, don't hesitate to contact us via email or by phone on (02) 9580 5765 or simply book online using the button below.


Feel Like Your Eyes Have Changed? Have a prescription checkup quickly and efficiently at Kimber Optical

If your glasses aren't what they used to be or you are under the care of an ophthalmologist, we recommend you book in for a Short Exam. A short examination is generally done yearly, or whenever you feel your eyes have changed prior to your comprehensive 360 Eye Test.

If you are a new patient, please select the 360 exam above unless you have been referred to us by your ophthalmologist.

*For contact lenses, please select Contact Lens Check-up below.


Do You Wear Contact Lenses? It is important to have an optometrist asses the effect of lenses on your eyes

Our contact lens checkup is a quick annual review wearing your contact lenses that checks your prescription is still accurate, as well as assesses the health of the eye with contact lens wear. Wherever possible your contact lens consultations will be bulk billed dependent on your prescription.

Whether you’re in Hurstville, Carlton, Kogarah or elsewhere, don’t hesitate to get in touch to book a contact lens eye test today.


Why break the bank? We offer a range of no-gap designer glasses under your health fund.

From up-and-coming European & Australian designers, to no-gap Health Fund glasses, we have something for everyone! We stock a range of brands, including Adidas, Bill Bass, Bolle, Betty Barclay, Calvin Klein, Carrera, Dirty Dog, Domani, Furla, Gucci, Kate Spade, L'amy, Maui Jim Sunglasses, New York Yankees, Pierre Cardin, Polaroid, Prodesign, Superflex, Silhouette and William Morris as well as Fitover Sunglasses.


Take A Closer Look At Your Eyes

Digital Retinal Imaging, or Fundus Photography are high resolution images taken of the back of the eye to monitor for changes in the eyes not detected by conventional methods.These images are used to detect & monitor eye diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, Cataracts & more.

At Kimber Optical, we believe you can't put a price on your vision, which is why all our 360 Exams include Digital Retinal Images free of charge.


OCT Scans

Corneal topography (CT) is a non-invasive medical imaging technique used to map the surface of the cornea (the outer structure of the eye)- just like a topographic map used in geography. ​


A CT scan is used to create customised hard contact lenses used for Keratoconus & Ortho-K, and for planning cataract and LASIK surgery.


Do you feel that you or your child might have a Colour Vision difficulties, or low vision? Book in for an assessment and advice from our experienced, caring Opticians.