Mario - Optometrist
Mario Borazio began practising optometry in 1984 after graduating from the University of Melbourne and is a member of Optometry Australia. After a brief stint working in the city, he saw an opportunity to open a private practice in Melton and Melton Optical Services opened its doors in September 1985. In 2001 he underwent further study to be Therapeutically Endorsed and is able to prescribe drugs for many common eye conditions. In 2004-2005 he undertook a postgraduate degree in Advanced Clinical Optometry to further develop his skills in diseases of the eye and low vision assessment. In 2006 he studied full-time to obtain a Diploma in Clinical Audiology and in 2008 completed a Master of Audiology. Mario enjoys all aspects of clinical Optometry, and he has extensive experience in low vision assessment, glaucoma, diabetes, and ocular emergencies.
Mario enjoys keeping fit by running and working out in his home gym. He loves watching Aussie rules and follows the Kangaroos. He is also an amateur artist and some of his paintings are on display in our practice. Mario has recently turned his hand to writing and is currently working on a novel.
Stefani - Practice Manager
Stefani has extensive optical experience having been in the industry for over 30 years. Her role as practice manager covers every aspect of the business to ensure our optometrist Mario is able to do what he enjoys and that is seeing patients. She oversees the daily running of the practice to ensure every aspect of the practice from frame and lens selection, office administration and patient care, is running smoothly. She enjoys spending time at the front desk getting to know patients and will always go out of her way to ensure the patient is happy. She is a strong believer in customer service aiming at all times to go that extra mile to help our patients with the challenges that present.
She enjoys reading and going to the beach. She walks regularly to keep fit and follows Carlton.
Lynette - Receptionist
Lynette has been with the practice since 2001 and is well known to many of our patients. Her friendly, welcoming manner always makes our patients feel comfortable. She is an integral part of the team and the patients always enjoy a chat with Lynette. She enjoys helping patients with frame selection and will always give a truthful opinion on whether a frame suits a patient or not.
Lynette enjoys reading and loves watching her beloved Kangaroos.
Rachel - Receptionist
Rachel is the newest member of the team. She has Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Health Science and is currently completing her Masters in Speech Pathology. She is a quick learner and has a friendly, professional manner. She enjoys helping patients with frame selection and is always ready with a smile.
She enjoys keeping fit by walking. She has a pet rabbit Cornelius, who keep her busy at home.