‘…..sharing a name with the Prince of Pop means that you
can’t open a yahoo account, you can’t open a facebook account,
and you definitely don’t want to google yourself …’
Introducing the other
American born Dr Michael Jackson first came to Australia in 1992 as he was required to undertake a year of study overseas to complete his Science degree, and he chose the University of Queensland in Brisbane because he wanted to be somewhere warm! Later, Michael returned to Australia to undertake a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology where he studied STD’s in koalas.
Optometry studies were his next calling, and he achieved a Bachelor of Optometry from the Queensland University of Technology. After graduating, Michael worked in Perth for several years before returning to the east coast to create his own brand of signature independent optical practices, leading to the establishment of Sanctuary Cove Optical in 2014.
Michael has multiple qualifications which allow him perform more unusual optical services such as prescribe ophthalmic medicines and assess pilot vision under the CASA program.
Importantly, Michael enjoys strong relationships with local practicing ophthalmologists for ongoing referral when needed.
He is supported by a team of experienced optical assistants who are skilled in all facets of optometry and offer a comprehensive fitting service.
Fun Fact: Michael turned down an opportunity to work in medical research at Harvard and instead did a stint with NASA.