The Eye Practice is the leading Sydney CBD optometrist. Our trusted and caring optometrists specialise in treating complex eye conditions and protecting your vision.

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8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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(02) 9290 1899

Meet our Sydney CBD optometrists

Jim Kokkinakis

Dr. Jim Kokkinakis is the principle optometrist and owner of The Eye Practice. He has over three decades of clinical experience and is an expert in the management of complex conditions like keratoconus and dry eye, as well as the fitting of specialty contact lenses. Patients travel from across Australia to see Jim at our Sydney CBD optometrist clinic.

Natasha Tein

Dr. Natasha Tein is a therapeutically-endorsed clinical optometrist based in our Sydney CBD clinic. She a special interest in digital eye strain, contact lenses and myopia control. Dr. Tein has a passion and a knack for finding the best vision solution for all her patients.

Health funds

Please bring your private health fund membership card with you when you visit our Sydney CBD optometrist. That way we can process your claim on the spot. We welcome members of all the major private health funds, including:

Teachers Health Fund

Australian Unity Health

Our optometrist services

We offer optometrist care that’s second to none. Our expert ophthalmologists are recognised leaders in their field and our Sydney CBD optometrist clinic has the latest technology to help diagnose and treat complex conditions.

Comprehensive eye tests

We offer the most thorough vision tests of any optometrist in the Sydney CBD. Your test will include a thorough ocular health evaluation along with the best solution to all your eye care needs.

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Contact lenses

Our Sydney CBD optometrists are contact lens experts. In fact, we’ve been fitting advanced contact lenses for over three decades and our principle optometrist is one of only 40 members of the International Society of Contact Lens Specialists.

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Keratoconus care

Keratoconus is a condition in which the front of the eye (the cornea) bulges outward into a cone shape. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. However, vision can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses or cornea transplants.

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Dry eye care

Our Sydney CBD optometrist has the most advanced dry eye treatment clinic in Australia. This enables us to identify the underlying causes of your condition and recommend the best treatment.

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Myopia treatment

Myopia is a common condition where near objects are in focus, but objects in the distance appear blurry. Our Sydney CBD optometrists can diagnose the problem and recommend the best treatment.

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Orthokeratology (or ortho-k) is a method of correcting vision by gently reshaping the cornea. It is especially beneficial for myopic or short-sighted kids. Our Sydney-based optometrists have helped thousands of children see better.

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Eye Strain

If your eyes are feeling strained, weak or generally tired our optometrists in the Sydney CBD can help. Treatment usually involves glasses, eye exercises or even dry eye therapy.

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Glaucoma care

Glaucoma requires careful care. Our expert optometrists can help you pick it up early and treat it with prescription eye drops or surgery. This can dramatically reduce the risk of going blind from glaucoma.

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Prescription glasses

Our Sydney CBD optometrists can help you match perfectly focused lenses with the ideal frame from our extensive range of designer glasses.

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Your vision is our passion

About us

The Eye Practice is the leading optometrist in the Sydney CBD for the treatment of complex ocular conditions.

Our optometrist clinic in the Sydney CBD is fitted with the latest technology for conducting the most comprehensive eye tests. This means we can fit contact lenses more comfortably, as well as diagnose and treat keratoconus,  dry eyes and other vision disorders.

Our optometrists are recognised leaders in their field, with decades of experience. They care about your vision and will listen to your concerns in order to give you the best advice and protect your vision.

We’d love to see you at our Sydney CBD optometrist clinic. So discover The Eye Practice difference by booking your consultation today.


We are a conveniently located Sydney CBD optometrist in York Street, close to Town Hall Station. Our accessible practice is located on the third floor of York House with easy elevator access.

The Eye Practice is within easy reach of public transport. Town Hall Station is only 200m away and buses stop just metres away at QVB York Street Stand E.

The nearest public parking is only 100m away at Wilson Parking – 44 Market Street, Sydney. Additional parking can be found at Wilson Parking – Queen Victoria Building.

Your initial vision examination will take approximately 1 hour and will generally include the following steps: Assessing any glasses and lens care systems you currently use; Measuring your vision and the focusing ability of your eye; Determining if any eye wear is required and, if so, what prescription gives you the clearest and most comfortable vision possible.

Medicare will pay certain rebates toward the cost of your eye test, however some other fees may apply. Our friendly staff will be happy to explain this to you, simply call: (02) 9290 1899.

Yes, our opticians have an international reputation for their keratoconic treatment. In fact, Dr. Jim Kokkinakis is regarded as one of the leading authorities on keratoconus in Australia.

Yes, we offer extra care for youngsters, specialising in orthokeratology treatment for children suffering myopia.

Yes, The Eye Practice prides itself in having the most advanced dry eye treatment clinic in Australia. Successful treatment depends on a full understanding of all the factors at play in your condition. Accurate testing prior to treatment involves a complete dry eye assessment.

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Level 3
50 York Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9290 1899

Monday8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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