Innisfail Optical

Our Staff


Lauren Jenkins [B App Sc (Optom) Hons (ACO-COT)], the owner of Innisfail Optical, graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 2006 and has extensive experience across Australia.  Lauren is committed to providing professional eye health services to the Innisfail region and ensuring all patients receive comprehensive care and advice.  She has completed post graduate study in Ocular Therapeutics to expand her service to include prescribing medications to treat eye disease.  Lauren and her fiancé, Seb, have moved to the area from Brisbane and look forward to experiencing the opportunities of regional practice, exploring the area and becoming an integral members of the local community.

Lauren is a member of the Optometrists Association of Australia.

Lauren Jenkins

Optical Dispensers

Sebastian Mannix holds his cert IV in optical dispensing and is our store manager and dispenser.  He has worked in optics since 2014, and loves the science behind vision and lenses.

If you have a curly question about glasses or lenses, or want a particular product, ask Seb, he loves a challenge.

Sebastian Mannix

Lexie Saunderson – Lexie joined Innisfail Optical in early 2017, as well as being our lead dispenser she is also our 2IC. With more than 3 years experience in Optics Lexie will be able to help you with anything from frame choices, to lens options, repairs and everything in between.


Rachael Donnet – After 5 years in dentistry, in which she holds a cert III, Rachael joined Innisfail Optical in 2019.  She has quickly applied her allied health experience to her new role and will happily help you with anything from fashion advice to lens choices.



Janet Urquhart continues her part-time work as our accounts and administrative staff member.

Her ability and experience in providing assistance in appointment scheduling and other optical and vision care requirements ensures your vision care experience is a personalised, quality experience.

Janet Urquhart

Book an Appointment Today on (07) 4061 1506