Aphrodite Livanes Optometrist Eyecare Plus

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We’re very excited and proud to have recently been named as one of the top 3 Optometrists in Brisbane for the second year in a row (2022 and 2023) – evidence of our commitment to providing the very best eye care for our patients.

The judging process for determining the best optometrists in Brisbane is comprehensive, and includes checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost through to general excellence.

Our Mission

Aphrodite Livanes Eyecare Plus Optometrists in Alexandra Hills has been providing the best in family eyecare for over 30 years.

If you live in the Redlands or bayside area of Brisbane, we are your local behavioural optometrist practice.

We help each of our patients maintain quality vision throughout their lifetime by:

We strive to offer the newest advancements in eye care treatment, contact lens and eye wear products, to help you attain excellent vision and address all your lifestyle needs. With experienced and qualified dispensers, you will receive friendly service that will ensure that you have felt listened to, and that meets your eye care needs.

Aphrodite Livanes Eyecare Plus Optometrists is proud to have won the Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award, Optical Stores three years in a row – 2018, 2019 and 2020 – and now recognised as one of the best Optometrists in Brisbane in 2022 by Three Best Rated.

Meet the Team



Aphrodite has been an optometrist since 1984, and is a graduate from Brisbane’s QIT. She is a Behavioural Optometrist and thoroughly enjoys her work in providing family eyecare.

Opening her practice in Alexandra Hills in 1989, Aphrodite has over 30 years’ experience in paediatric optometry, and gets tremendous satisfaction in helping every member of the family – from babies through to adults – with their visual problems.

Today Aphrodite has a special interest in working with archery and shooting club enthusiasts to help them achieve better focus and precision in their chosen sport.

With extensive post graduate training in behavioural vision care, Aphrodite is a member of the Australian College of Behavioural Optometry, Optometrists Association of Australia and Contact Lens Society of Australia, while her practice is Brisbane’s only Colour Blind Sight Centre (TM).

Aphrodite is constantly updating her professional knowledge, and follows the latest developments in vision and eye care in order to better help her patients. In recent years this has included introducing IPL treatment for dry eye syndrome at the practice, as well as new methods of myopia control.

  • Aphrodite Livanes, B.APP.SC (Optom)



Emily completed her Master of Optometry, with Distinction, in July 2020 and has since worked as an Optometrist in the rural community of Warwick and in multiple locations across Brisbane.

Emily is therapeutically qualified and has a strong interest and passion in children’s eye care and dry eye and ocular disease management. In 2022, Emily commenced her PhD with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to further pursue her passion for children’s eye care. Due to her love for clinical work and providing patient care, in 2023 she decided to indefinitely defer from her PhD and join the team at Aphrodite Livanes Eyecare Plus Optometrists. She still works for QUT as an Optometrist, travelling to Indigenous communities to provide outreach Optometry services and to assist outreach Ophthalmology services. Emily also works with QUT to conduct school vision screenings for children in Brisbane and rural communities. Additionally, she recently commenced work as clinical supervisor at QUT’s Optometry clinic, supporting and educating final year Optometry students.

Emily is a member of the Optometrists Association of Australia and the Australian College of Behavioural Optometrists. She has also undertaken postgraduate study, obtaining an Advanced Certificate in Children’s Vision through the Australia College of Optometry. Additionally, she was the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Rural Eyecare 2020 and the VSP/AAOF Australian Practice Excellence Scholarship in 2019.

  • Emily Banks, B.VisSc M.Optom
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Being able to support the health and wellbeing of our clients is a privilege which Aphrodite Livanes finds extremely rewarding.

As a member of Eyecare Plus, you can be confident that our optometry practice provides:

  • professional eye care utilising the latest techniques and technology;
  • a wide range of quality optometric frames to suit all budgets, backed by warranty;
  • excellence in service and client care.

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