Maria graduated in 2001 with the University of Auckland’s Bachelor of Optometry. In 2005 she completed the Certificate in Ocular Pharmacology and Postgraduate Diploma in Ocular Therapeutics and has been practicing as a Therapeutic Optometrist since. In 2015 Maria became a Glaucoma Care Provider – she is now able to treat and manage patients with Glaucoma. This care is enhanced by state of the art equipment (Optical Coherence Tomography) which arrived at the practice in late 2015.
Maria’s special areas of interest and expertise are in ocular disease management and children’s vision.
Maria loves her profession and is focused on the dignity and wellbeing of every person. This is demonstrated in her care for each individual person and her passion for detailed and tailored patient care.
Maria is also involved in pastoral ministry in the Catholic Church and enjoys kickboxing. In her ‘free’ time she is completing her Masters in Theological Studies!