Suite 309, 4 Columbia Court, Norwest Business Park, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153.
Suite 309, 4 Columbia Court, Norwest Business Park, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153.

Meet The Team

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Our team at Vision Excellence are focused on delivering what matters most to our patients – care and communication.

We do everything we can to keep your eyes healthy and make your vision as perfect as it can possibly be!

Kerryann Johnston

Practice Manager

Kerryann commenced her career in retail and customer relations and has held senior management roles in a number of successful organisations. Her experience includes building positive small businesses through innovation and implementation of best practice and ethical administration, with a focus on compliance and governance. Co-founding Vision Excellence and sharing the practice’s commitment to integrity, she brings several years of experience in the optical industry to her role. Kerryann has a keen interest in eyewear, combining style with the practicalities of spectacle frames and lenses, with a focus on patient care and enjoyment of her interactions with each individual patient.

Dr Lee Pepper Optometrist and Orthokeratologist

Dr Lee Pepper

Registered Optometrist

Lee graduated with honours from the University of NSW and has been registered to practice optometry for over 30 years. Serving as a clinical supervisor of optometry students at UNSW, he has lectured in contact lenses, spectacle lens design, patient communication, and acted as a consultant in clinical instrumentation. He has extensive experience in primary eye care in the Hills District and has particular interest in customising contact lenses for complicated eyes, prevention of blindness in adult and elderly patients and paediatric eye care. Orthokeratology is a particular specialty, inhibiting the development of myopia in children. Lee co-founded Vision Excellence, bringing his knowledge to establishing a Hills District practice that continues to strive for the highest standard of optometric care.

Sylvia Jamu

Sylvia Jamu

Registered Orthoptist

Sylvia graduated as an orthoptist from the University of Sydney and has over 10 years’ experience working in multidisciplinary practices in Australia and the Mount Sinai Ophthalmology Faculty in New York, USA. With an extensive background in paediatric eye care, her areas of expertise include strabismus (turned eye), amblyopia (lazy eye) and other eye movement disorders. Her special interests are in visual perception, reading and tracking disorders. Working closely with our optometrist and other practitioners, she uses her experience to support the practice’s focus on customised contact lens fitting, including scleral lenses.

Dr Jennifer Chin Optometrist fluent in Cantonese

Dr Jennifer Chin

Registered Optometrist

Jennifer completed her Optometry Degree with First Class Honours at The University of New South Wales. She has wanted to be an optometrist since being prescribed her first pair of spectacles when she was 10 years old. Fast forward to 2022 Jennifer joins the Vision Excellence team as an extremely dedicated practitioner, focused on providing only the highest quality care to her patients in order to meet their individual visual needs. Jennifer provides a wide range of optometric services in adult and children’s vision and is fluent in Cantonese, adding a new dimension to the practice. Outside of work, she enjoys baking, the occasional Netflix binge and exploring new hikes in and around Sydney.

Amanda Tassone Optical Administration Assistant

Amanda Tassone

Customer Service

Amanda is an integral part of the administrative team at Vision Excellence offering customer service with utmost care and empathy. She is always ready to help and goes above and beyond to provide excellent patient care. Amanda has over 10 years’ experience working in the optical industry mainly focusing on administrative and customer service roles. Her previous roles in the travel industry provided her with the opportunity to build strong customer relations as well as sparking her love for travel worldwide.

Joseline Deo Optical Assistant

Joseline Deo

Optical Dispenser

Joseline joins the Vision Excellence team with a background in the pharmaceutical and retail industries. She has covered multiple roles including customer care, dispensing and territory management. Joseline is a qualified and experienced optical dispenser bringing her knowledge and skills to Vision Excellence. Understanding the importance of correct optical fitting, Joseline imparts her knowledge and love for fashion and styling in assisting customers choose spectacle frames. She also offers the utmost of care in liasing with customers and attending to administration duties at Vision Excellence. Joseline’s leisure time is spent working out, taking care of Bruno her chocolate Labrador and watching movies.

Josie Wehbe Optometry Student

Josie Wehbe

Optometry Assistant

Josie is currently studying a Bachelor of Vision Science / Master of Clinical Optometry at UNSW. Josie is an Optometry Assistant at Vision Excellence; you’ll meet her before seeing Lee or Jen, where she’ll do important health checks such as OCT and Widefield scans to ensure you have a thorough check up. Josie is an avid learner, and is passionate about getting hands-on experience, applying her knowledge from university to provide the best quality of care for our patients. In her free time, Josie enjoys spending time with family and friends.