Sib Payne is a Senior Clinical Optometrist who graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2004 and obtained a Masters Degree in 2007. She has worked in NSW in Port Macquarie, Newcastle and
Wollongong, and then in Melbourne where she worked in an independent private optometry practice.
Sib’s Graduate Diploma in Ocular Therapeutics from the University of NSW has developed her interests in contact lens fitting, diagnosis and management of diseases of the eye and preventative eye health care.
Sib has been extensively involved in outreach optometry, including in a volunteer capacity since 2003 in East Timor (under the mentorship of our CEO, Andrew Koch), also in Samoa and Tuvalu.
She has been involved in training and mentoring the new generation of local Optometrists in East Timor.
Outside of optometry, Sib loves travelling, snowboarding, and is a foodie in training. You’ll find Sib in our Hobart and Huonville practices.