Best Optometrists in Adelaide

Below is a list of the top and leading Optometrists in Adelaide. To help you find the best optometrist located near you in Adelaide, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Adelaide’s Best Optometrists:

The top rated optometrists in Adelaide are:

  • Dr Paul Fotkou – Adelaide City Optometrist
  • Dr Mark Parsons– Innovative Eye Care
  • Dr Adam Rudkin – Specialist Eye

If you are an optometrist or you know other optometrists or specialists in Adelaide that should be on this list, please submit your details here and we will review your submission.

Adelaide City Optometrist

Dr Paul Fotkou - Adelaide City Optometrist
Dr Paul Fotkou – Adelaide City Optometrist

Dr Paul Fotkou is an Independent optometrist. He is approaching 21 years in his field. In 1998, he entered the world of aberrations.

He loves travelling. He’s been lucky enough to visit some incredible places because of his work. From going to the optical trade fairs in Paris & Milan is his highlight of each year, to working in remote indigenous communities in South Australia or through the South Pacific!

His favorite specs is the Aviator. Being a 70’s child, he has always been drawn to the simplicity of a fine stainless steal teardrop shape.

He is lucky to deal with a wide variety of people from the arts to the sciences. Being involved with aviation, he always get drawn into old veteran’s stories. He was fortunate enough to have been shown through the Solomon Islands and role it played in World War 2 in the Battle of Guadalcanal.


Children’s vision, Computer fatigue, Contact lenses, Eye disease, Neuro Vision, Sports Vision


Address: 182 Hutt Street, Adelaide
Phone: (08) 8224 0819


The staff at Adelaide City Optometrist are always outstanding to deal with. They’re all very friendly and knowledgeable and their service is thorough. Paul, the Optometrist is great with children, our children feel comfortable having their eyes checked. Excellent range of frames to choose from.” – Stephen Ballasis

I had a wonderful experience here. I actually found out what was wrong with my eyes in a lot of detail and the girls at the front desk are super friendly!!” – Tahlia Abell

Innovative Eye Care

Dr Mark Parsons- Innovative Eye Care
Dr Mark Parsons- Innovative Eye Care

Dr Mark Parsons is a graduate of Melbourne University with a special interest in contact lenses and childrens’ vision.

Professional Associations: Member, former councillor and former President of Optometrists Association of Australia (S.A.Div.); Member, Contact Lens Society of Australia Member; Australian College of Behavioural Optometry Member; SPELD SA Council Fellow; Victorian College of Optometry Former Board Member; ProVision Australia Former Presiding member; Optometrists Board of South Australia


Eyewear Experts, Bespoke Contact Lenses, Pediatric Vision, Dry Eye Clinic, Advanced Imaging Technology, Ortho-K: Overnight Vision Correction


Address: 60 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: (08) 8231 9341


I went to innovative eye care for an eyelid inflammation and I was examined by doctor Joanna. I was really well taken care of. Joanna did a thorough examination of my eyes and took the time to answer my questions. She was also caring and reassuring. The office is modern and the staff is friendly. I highly recommend.” – Matthieu Mahot

Lachlan has looked after my eyes for the last 10 years. The orthok lenses he introduce me to have changed my life. Highly recommended.” – Zan Price

Specialist Eye

Dr Adam Rudkin – Specialist Eye

Dr Adam Rudkin manages macula diseases, vitreo-retinal conditions and cataract. He provides expedient management of all retinal emergencies including retinal tears and retinal detachment. He operates at two private vitreo-retinal centres, Glenelg Community Hospital & Adelaide Day Surgery.

Dr Rudkin is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology, and member of the The Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists (ANZSRS).

He started his professional career in ophthalmology in South Australia after graduating from Flinders Medical School in 2007. He has worked as a vitreoretinal fellow in the largest retinal centre in Toronto, Canada.

He is an author of over 20 ophthalmic publications.


The clinic is built with the purpose of providing state-of-the-art treatment and diagnosis. The director of the organisation is Dr Adam Rudkin, an ophthalmologist and vitreo-retinal surgeon expert in the management of macular disease, retinal surgery and the treatment of cataract.


Address: 5 Farrell St, Glenelg South SA 5045
Phone: (08) 7070 2502


“Dr. Rudkin is really professional and helpful.” – Mik

Monica Turner
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