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Thao and Grant Hannaford

Thao and Grant took over an existing practice in Bowral in 2004 bringing their own unique style of personal, professional expertise to eye care in the Southern Highlands. Since then they have both become prominent practitioners both locally and throughout the optical industry delivering lectures at numerous conferences as well as teaching at the University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science.



Anya Vu

Anya is an optometrist and graduated from the University of New South Wales with a double degree in a Bachelor of Optometry and a Bachelor of Science with a vision science major. She is a qualified ophthalmic medicines prescriber and is able to manage certain ophthalmic eye diseases with therapeutic medicines. She has a keen interest in ocular therapeutics and myopia control. Anya is a member of Optometry Australia.



Hayley Rennie

Hayley is our full time optical dispensing manager. She graduated with distinction in her optical dispensing qualification from OTEN/TAFE and has been working in private practice for the past 20 years. Hayley has a Certificate III in Business Adminstration and an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from La Trobe University. She is a long time local to the Southern Highlands and have participated in various volunteer work including the Moss Vale and District A, H & I Society. She is also a Justice of Peace. Hayley enjoys working with people of all ages and successfully builds and maintain positive rapport with them.

Megan Edwards

Megan Edwards is our practice administration manager and executive assistant. She is a committed, passionate employee who believes customer service and communication are very important. She uses her creative, empathetic and compassionate skills to service the customers. Her career has included over 4 years’ experience in the training industry and 20 years in administration. Her training experience includes training software programs and Diplomas based on business. Whereas her administration experience has been in various positions and industries including HSBC and her roles have included executive assistant and project management. During her career, it has been very important to continually focus on self and professional development. As part of this focus Megan has completed several courses that assist her with the positions she has worked in. She has a vibrant and friendly personality and brings a wealth of skill and knowledge into her role at Hannaford Eyewear.