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Presented by Early Career Optometrists NSW/ACT – ECONA

What habits slow down my consultation? How do I survive in a new practice every week as a locum? How do I tailor digital record forms effectively?

Join our panel of early-career optometrists in a live interactive discussion from a range of perspectives on how to streamline your consultation for best effectiveness and efficiency.

CPD: 2 non-clinical interactive hours

FREE – OA members only




7.00pm: Introductions

7.10pm: How do I make my exam more efficient? A manager’s perspective (Sukanya Iyer)

7.40pm: What I’ve learned as a locum and in other practice (Lindsay Moore)

8.10pm: It’s all in the detail: Record keeping – do’s and don’ts (Lyn Hsieh)

8.40pm: Interactive Panel:  Host – Acyel Al-Alosi / Panelists – Lindsay Moore, Lyn Hsieh, Sukanya Iyer

9pm: Finish




Lyn Hsieh currently holds the positions of Professional Services Advisor at OA and Senior Policy and Advocacy Coordinator at OV/SA. Prior to joining OV/SA she has held management roles for corporate optometry organisations and is currently a practicing optometrist. In addition to her optometry degree, she also has a Masters in Public Health. Lyn’s passions include advocating for optometrists to get the most from their optometry career, as well as empowering them to understand the value that they can bring as an individual.


Lindsay Moore graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry / Bachelor of Science degree with honours from UNSW in 2010. She has extensive experience working in group and independent optometric and ophthalmology practice across Sydney. She is currently a Senior Staff Optometrist at Centre For Eye Health, where she has worked since 2015. During this time, she has developed an interest in integrating optometry care with that of other health practitioners. She completed a course in Project Management within Healthcare at UNSW in 2022 and recently commenced work in a business support role with the UNSW Medicine & Health Short Courses faculty, which provides continued education and Lifelong Learning to the Allied health community.


Acyel Al-Alosi currently works as a clinical performance consultant with a store portfolio of over 50 corporate practices. In her role, she supports and coaches franchisees and their optometrists to improve patient outcomes. Prior to that, she worked as an optometrist in regional NSW working in both corporate practices and Indigenous outreach. She has a special interest in paediatrics and myopia control and has completed a Specialist Certificate in the Management of Paediatric Patients from the University of Melbourne. Acyel is also passionate about supporting the development of grads and early career optometrists. As such, she is a member of the ECONA Corporate Engagement Subcommittee.


Sukanya Iyer is a 2019 graduate of the UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science. She spent her early graduate years in a small practice in Winston Hills seeing patients from the local community she grew up with. In 2022 Sukanya moved to Canberra and began practicing at Langley Eyecare as Managing Optometrist. She also manages OPSM in Canberra city. Sukanya practices as a full scope optometrist, with interests in both myopia management and collaborative care for pathology. As a managing optometrist, she finds that effective and comprehensive communication is essential to a well flowing clinic and happy returning patients.

Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Optometry Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.