About us

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For over 40 years, our team has strived to provide our patients with the best possible care. Our optometrists use state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to accurately diagnose and treat various eye conditions. We also offer a wide selection of designer frames to suit all ages and tastes.

You’ll find a great selection of designer brands at our store, including Kreuzberg, Paul Taylor, Barton Perrier and more – just to name a few. Contact lenses are also stocked if you need them.

Whether you need a new pair of glasses or a routine eye exam, we promise to provide you with the highest level of care possible.

Meet Our Optometrists

Ken Davenport

Partner Dispensing Optician

Ken Davenport, Partner Dispensing Optician at Coady Davenport Optical, has over four decades of optical expertise and experience.

Ken is a certified dispensing optician and is in charge of all aspects of optical dispensing to ensure that each customer gets the perfect pair of glasses for their unique vision needs.

Since 1983, Ken has run his own Albury optometry practice before he and Chris Coady decided to join forces in 2005 and create Coady Davenport Optical. With the help of their team, which consists of committed and experienced individuals, they have been providing specialist eye care services to the Albury Wodonga community for decades.

In his free time, Ken likes to stay involved in his community and will go camping in North East Victoria when he can get away.

Chris Coady

Partner Optometrist

Chris Coady, a Partner Optometrist, runs the optical care division of Chris Davenport Optical.

Chris’ 45 years of experience as Optometrist guarantees that Coady Davenport Optical’s clinical care is always up to par.

Chris is committed to the continuous process of updating all current modes of Patient Care by interacting with local medical experts, coworkers, and peers in the Optometrist Association.

Simone Summerfield


Coady Davenport has been fortunate enough to have Simone Summerfield, an optometrist who graduated with First Class Honours, on staff since 1999.

During her career, Simone has always put a premium on self-growth and professional development, ensuring that she is up to date with all new advancements and current studies. She values patience and attention to detail in order to ensure that clients get the best possible vision with their glasses or contact lenses. Simone has always placed a high value on self-improvement and professional advancement throughout her career, ensuring that she is up to speed on all new discoveries and current research.


Do You Bulk Bill?

Yes, eye tests are bulk billed to Medicare.

Where Do You Import Your Frames From?

Our frames are sourced from Italy, Japan, Spain, US, Australia

Do You Fit Frames?

Yes, personal attention is given to fitting frames on every occasion. We also have a consultation to assist with choosing the style and colour of the frame best suited to you.

Why Do Prescriptions Expire?

Many people find that their eyes will change over time. Regular tests are important.

What Prescriptions Do You Cover?

We provide prescriptions for single vision, multi-vision, progressive and sunglass lenses. We also provide prescriptions for contact lenses.

Do you offer anti fatigue, blue light or bifocal lenses.


You deserve the best vision care possible, and that’s what we offer at Coady Davenport Optical.

Our optometrists are highly skilled and experienced in providing comprehensive eye exams. We also have a wide selection of frames to choose from, so you can find the perfect pair of glasses for your personality and lifestyle. We want you to love your new glasses as much as you love looking great in them!

Come see us today for a vision test and start enjoying clear sight again!