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Our Optometrist - Ryan Mahmoud
Ryan is the owner and principal optometrist at NVISION Eyecare®. He is an experienced optometrist with 10 years of experience as an optometrist in New Zealand. Ryan attened Palmerston North Boys High School before going on to study optometry at the University of Auckland. Over the past 10 years he has worked with various experienced optometrists in both Palmerston North and Auckland, which has given him a wide range of experience. Ryan founded NVISION Eyecare in 2018 in the Apollo Health & Wellness centre to offer a unique eyecare-focused optometry service that allows him to focus on his various interests like children's vision, contact lenses and dry eye.
Ryan is therapeutically endorsed to prescribe topical and oral medications for ocular eye conditions. He is an authorised glaucoma prescriber, which means that he is one of a limited number of optometrists in New Zealand that can prescribe medication to treat glaucoma. Ryan is also accredited with the Civil Aviation Authority to conduct eye exams for pilots.
Ryan is interested in using technology to improve eye care. He attends conferences, in New Zealand and overseas, to stay up to date with the latest technology. His passion for technology can be seen in the impressive technology provided at NVISION Eyecare®. Ryan is also the director of another company, OES Ltd, that specialises in research and development to develop state-of-the-art diagnostic testing equipment for optometrists.
Ryan is Married and has a young daughter who is in primary school. In his spare time, Ryan likes to read and follow Rugby and European football.
Specialty Contact Lens fitting.
Gas permeable contact lenses.
Technology in eye care.
Bachelor of Optometry, University of Auckland.
Bachelor of Business Studies, Massey University.
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts, University of Wales Trinity St David.
Certificate in Myopia Control, Brien Holden Vision Institute.
Advanced Certificate in Glaucoma, Australian College of Optometry.
Registered with Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board of New Zealand.
Member of the New Zealand Association of Optometrists.
Member of the Australian College of Optometrists.
Member of the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of New Zealand.