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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.

Ashleigh Millward

Ashleigh is our full-time ophthalmic assistant. She is currently studying to become a qualified optical dispenser. Ashleigh is a registered nurse with an interest in direct patient care. She is experienced in clinical, retail and hospitality settings. Having worked previously in nursing, Ashleigh has a natural affinity with people of all ages. We are so excited to have her on our team and to share her journey in ophthalmic care and optics.

Alexandra Maurice

Alexandra is currently our administrative assistant. She has chosen to work at Hannaford Eyewear before commencing her tertiary studies in 2019. Alexandra is always pleasant and polite to our patients. She is helpful and will serve you with a smile. Alexandra has been exceptional in her first ever working role and we are proud to have her on our team.