• Caring for the eyes of Mackay since 1952

Our Team

Dr Ieuan H. Rees. (Optometrist)

B.App.Sc.(Optom)(Hons) MBCO, MOSO. Grad Cert Ocular Therapeutics
Substantial experience in Behavioural Optometry, Orthokeratology, Ophthalmic Medicines Prescriber, Contact Lens
Practitioner, Honorary Teaching Fellow affiliated with the School of Optometry & Vision Science at the University of Auckland.

Ieuan is a Welsh/Australian who has been in practice since 1988. He graduated with honours from Queensland University of Technology. Since then he has completed further studies for registration in the United Kingdom, Ocular Therapeutics and Orthokeratology as well as extensive ongoing education and Behavioural and Developmental Optometry. He joined Buck and Todd Optometrists in September 1989 following locum work throughout South Australia and Queensland. Ieuan has a special interest in Specialty Contact Lens fitting, (keratoconus, scarred corneas, children’s aphakia), Orthokeratology, Children’s Vision, Reading Difficulties and Dyslexia. Ieuan is married and has four children. He enjoys travelling with his family and loves any opportunity to share a dad joke.

Elizabeth Roberts

Ms Liz has worked in the optical industry for over 12 years, with the most recent years dedicated to Vision Therapy here at Buck and Todd. Liz really enjoys helping patients (young and older) to improve their ability to use their eyes, body, and brain together as a team and achieve their visual processing goals as well as learning all the different ways in which it is possible to do so. Liz married in 2023 after multiple postponements over the years and really loves and enjoys spending down time with her children, family and friends.

Tracey Martin (Practice Manager)

Tracey has been with the Buck & Todd team since 2018.  Tracey can assist you with accounts, pre-testing patients, dispensing needs, frame selection, and lens choices.  Tracey likes to spend her down time with her family (generally babysitting one or all 6 of the grandchildren).

Emily Pershouse (Optical Dispenser)

Emily is our qualified Optical Dispenser and has over 13 years’ experience working in the optical industry. She is also a qualified Beauty Therapist and loves to utilize these skills when finding the perfect spectacle frame to complement a person’s facial features and skin tone to accentuate their appearance. She has a great passion for helping people to feel comfortable and confident in the perfect optical appliance to meet their needs. In her spare time, she is an adoring mother to her baby girl and loves spending time with her husband and family.

Shania Niemi (Clinical Assistant)

Shania is our full time clinical assistant, receptionist, and social media fairy. Shania has 2 years experience in optics and is always excited to take patients through their pre-examination testing! When Shania isn’t bringing sunshine to the practice, you can find her nose stuck in a book, spending time with family or cuddling her kitten Gatsby.

Callum Waters-McCall

Receptionist and Optical Assistant