Welcome to Craig Martens Optometrists

Craig Martens Optometrists has the latest technology equipment, including retinal photography, 3D retinal scanner (OCT), and frequency doubling visual fields for screening of conditions, such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

At Craig Martens Optometrists, you will receive professional, individualised and exceptional eye care service. You will experience the highest standard of eye examination tailored to your individual needs.

Craig, the Optometrist, also has a special interest in tinted lenses (for dyslexia, vertigo/motion sickness, light sensitivity, migraines and epilepsy) and also assesses and treats patients with eye muscle problems.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Hervey Bay. We are easily accessible by wheel chair and have ample parking. We look forward to being of service to you!

Our Glasses

Glasses and Lenses:

We cater for all eye wear needs;

  • Glasses for men, women and children
  • Sunglasses (non-prescription and prescription)
  • Safety glasses
  • DVA glasses
  • Custom tinted lenses
  • Contact lens (hard and soft)

Being an independent optometrist, we can source a variety of brands and styles just for you.

Our Services

Skilled services & Excellent eye care

Focusing on all your eye care and eye wear needs. Eye disease diagnosis and treatment for adults and children.


Tinted lenses, eye muscle imbalances, dyslexia, migraines, seizures, vertigo, headaches and light sensitivity treatment.

Quality eye wear

Choose from a diverse range of quality frames, lenses and sunglasses, including contact lenses and an abundant range of designer brands.

Find the perfect fit for you

We stock an impressive selection of designer frames and quality lenses. Packages at just $149, $199 and $249. Choose from designer brands like Calvin Klein, Oroton, Lacoste, Maui Jim and Nine West. Plus many more!

State of the Art

We offer our patients the finest tests with the best technology and equipment.

We are equipped with

Retinal photography and frequency doubling visual fields for screening of retinal conditions, such as Glaucoma, Macular Degenerations and diabetic retinopathy.

Our Team

We are proud to offer excellent quality eye care and professional services. Our team generate a friendly, helpful, courteous, respectful and professional experience for everyone who walks into our practice. Our business is a family business with passionate individuals striving for business excellence and customer satisfaction.

The team liaise closely with Hervey Bay’s network of ophthalmologists and other health care professionals to provide optimal patient care and pathology recognition and treatment.

Our Optometrist

Craig Martens, B. Optom. (hons) Grad CertOcTher., is an innovative and skilled optometrist with close to twenty (20) years of experience and training in optometry. He conducts comprehensive eye tests. He can prescribe custom tinted lenses that can aid in reducing the effects of various forms of dyslexia, migraines, seizures, vertigo, headaches, light sensitivity, motion sickness as well as other conditions. He is honoured to be able to share that expertise with the community of Hervey Bay, along with his wife and three young children. Craig is an honorary teaching fellow at the University of Auckland.

What we provide

Our Optical and Eye Care Services

We provide comprehensive eye care services.

  • Eye examinations
  • Ocular disease management
  • Diabetes eye care
  • Cataract, Glaucoma and Macular degeneration assessment
  • Contact lens fitting
  • Low Vision aids
  • Reading & learning difficulties

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Saturday By Appointment
Sunday Closed
Public Holiday Closed

Glasses and Lenses

We cater for all our patients’ eye wear needs:

  • Men’s glasses
  • Women’s glasses
  • Children’s glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Prescription lenses
  • Tinted lenses
  • Contact lenses (hard & soft)

Being an independent optometrist, we can source a varies range of brands and styles for you.

We accept