Meet Our Resident Optometrist – Dr Jan Coetzee

Meet Our Resident Optometrist – Dr Jan Coetzee

Dr Jan Coetzee, Insight’s founding optometrist, has 30 years experience in the optometry field both in Australia and abroad. Jan first qualified in 1985 in South Africa. He worked in private practice for seven years before qualifying for his MBCO (Member of the British College of Optometrists) from the University of Manchester. Jan then moved to the US to study full-time, achieving his Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston in 1995.

Jan and his wife and two daughters moved to Brisbane in 1996 where he established Insight Optometrists. As the optometrist and business owner he feels strongly about personal service, and sees comprehensive eye care as an important part of your overall health strategy.

Jan has a special interest in early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. The practice also specialises in child vision, general family eye care, binocular vision, rigid contact lenses, and soft and multifocal contact lenses.

Jan recognizes the importance of being up-to-date with the latest technologies to offer you the best eye care and treatment. The practice is independent, ensuring you are offered the highest quality and most specialised care, tailored to your needs.