See Better. See Us.


Expert Eyecare. Quality Eyewear. Superior Lenses.

Quality Eyewear


Express your personality and sense of style from our selection of eyewear crafted from the finest materials.

Superior Lenses


See better with precision optical lenses that are tailor made for you with an award winning device that captures your frame and facial measurements.

Precise Prescriptions


See the world clearly and at its best with your precise optical prescription. Guaranteed.

Smart Technology


Safeguard your vision for the future with cutting-edge technology that detects eye disease years before any loss of vision.

100% Local Australian Owned

100% LOCAL

Invest in the future of your community and the local economy by supporting an independent small business.

Our Focus Is You


Experience warm service that is uniquely tailored to you and values your comfort, privacy and care.

Our Story

Sight is precious and your eyes deserve the best. Capital Eye was founded to help you see better so you live better. We've dedicated our lives to learning about eyes so that you can enjoy a lifetime of healthy vision. Smart technology, quality eyewear and superior lenses are just the beginning. See Better. See Us.


Nicola Hoffmann, Optometrist

Nicola is a registered optometrist who is licensed to prescribe medicines for your eyes. She is passionate about explaining vision and eye disorders so you gain a true understanding and appreciation for your vision. Having worked in a number of optometry, ophthalmology and indigenous clinics, Nicola is dedicated to improving the quality of eye care for all Australians. She has a special interest in helping you maintain healthy vision for life through nutrition and lifestyle. She graduated from QUT and is an affiliate of Optometry Australia. Nicola lives in Canberra and has been helping people to see better for over 10 years.

Shane Brookman

Shane Brookman, Optometrist

Shane is an independent optometrist licensed in providing eye exams and diagnosis of eye and vision disorders, aided by the latest technology. His practice philosophy is based on providing you with a first class eyecare experience that prioritises your comfort, privacy and care. You will receive the most modern and progressive care because he is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advances in eye health and vision treatment. He graduated from UNSW and is an affiliate of Optometry Australia and The College of Optometrists in London. Shane lives in Canberra and has been helping people to see better for over 15 years.

Effie Miris

Effie Miris, Practice Manager

Effie is our practice manager and a licensed optical dispenser with the expertise to fit the latest precision lenses. Her practice philosophy is based on providing you with personalised service and professional guidance so that you see the world clearly and at its best. Her long-standing commitment and passion for industry create a remarkable customer journey, with attention given to every detail. Effie is a master frame stylist offering you attentive service and honest feedback so that you discover the perfect frame to express your personality and style. Effie lives in Canberra and has been helping people to see better for over 28 years.

Latest Eyecare News

Eyewear for Digital Life
Eyewear Designed for a Digital Life

Australians love the digital life and we devote half our waking hours interacting with digital media channels across multiple devices. It has changed the way we work, learn, shop, socialise and relax. However, our eyes are not accustomed to the digital environment with 65% of users likely to experience one or more symptoms of digital eye strain.

We offer a range of innovative lenses designed for digital media use to help relax and protect your eyes and keep them feeling fresh throughout the day.

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Narrow Vision
Narrow Vision or Problems with Multifocal Glasses?

If you wear multifocal or "no-line bifocal" glasses you will be familiar with the need to move your head around in search of clear vision. Conventional multifocal lenses have narrow zones that limit your field of vision, reducing your ability to see clearly across the lens.

Many wearers grow tired of having to constantly move their head to chase a small area of clear vision. Some will experience blurring and swaying sensations in their peripheral vision from poor lens designs and may give up altogether.

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Blue Light Exposed
Blue Light Exposed

We all know how important it is to protect our eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays but what about the harmful effects of blue light rays?

Our eyes are increasingly exposed to blue light emitted by the screens of digital devices and there is growing awareness that excessive amounts can cause red and irritated eyes, eye fatigue, headaches, blurry vision and even sleeplessness.

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