Meet Paul Fotkou: Optometrist of Adelaide City Optometrist

Meet Paul Fotkou, known affectionately as Pascali to his friends and family. With 25 years of experience as an Optometrist, Paul is based in Adelaide and is deeply passionate about his profession.

Paul is the proud owner and operator of Adelaide City Optometrist (ACO), a thriving practice that was initially established in 2015 on Hutt St. Since then, ACO has undergone considerable expansion, solidifying its position as a trusted optometry destination. Optometrist and business owner of Adelaide City Optometrist

Paul’s commitment to the field of optometry has driven him to specialise in various areas. He has honed his expertise in Sports Vision, Concussion, Aviation Optometry, and Australian Defence Force testing. At ACO, all of these specialised services are offered, ensuring that patients receive comprehensive and tailored eye care.

ACO stand out from the rest

At ACO, being independent means going above and beyond for their valued clientele. The dedicated team takes the time to establish a personal connection with each patient, making sure to truly understand their individual needs. This commitment is reflected in their longer consultation sessions, allowing both the patient and optometrist ample time to address any eye-related concerns and answer questions thoroughly.

ACO stays at the forefront of technological advancements in optometry to provide accurate and reliable eye tests. With access to the latest cutting-edge equipment, they ensure precise measurements and comprehensive evaluations for optimal eye health. Whether it’s a routine examination or a specialised test, ACO utilises state-of-the-art technology to deliver the highest level of care.

In addition to their multidisciplinary approach and comprehensive services, ACO goes the extra mile by offering in-house repairs and servicing for your glasses. They understand the importance of clear vision and the inconvenience of damaged or ill-fitting eyewear. By providing prompt repairs and adjustments, they strive to enhance your overall visual experience.

The team at ACO is driven by a genuine passion for eye care and a commitment to their patients’ well-being. With their personalised approach, advanced technology, and convenient in-house repairs, they aim to exceed expectations and ensure that every visit to ACO is a positive and satisfying experience.

One of the standout features of ACO is their emphasis on vibrant colours and unique eyewear selections. They take pride in offering a diverse range of frame colours and shapes that are not commonly found. At ACO, you can explore an extensive collection of eyeglasses that reflect individuality and style, ensuring that you find the perfect frames that truly stand out from the crowd.

Benefits of ACO moving locations

Despite the sentimental attachment to the Hutt St precinct, ACO made a challenging decision to relocate after six years. They cherished the connections they had built with local businesses and the community. However, the move to Gilles St has presented ACO with new opportunities and possibilities.

The transition to Gilles St has allowed ACO to equip their new rooms with cutting-edge technology, reflecting their commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in the field of optometry. The move also allows in-house Optometrist, Lisa Cheng, to have her own space in the practice each week. This investment ensures that ACO can provide their clients with the latest and most accurate eye care services.

The move has also granted ACO an additional consulting room, a larger space to showcase their unique selection of frames, and a modern waiting area. This expanded layout is designed to enhance the overall experience for clients, from the moment they step through the door until they collect their new glasses. ACO is eagerly looking forward to welcoming everyone to their new space, where they can enjoy the improved facilities and discover an even more exceptional eye care experience.

Pascali Eyewear

ACO’s very own in-house eyewear brand

PASCALI Eyewear is an exclusive collection of eyewear that embodies uniqueness, meticulously designed and crafted in Adelaide. This exceptional range was born out of Paul’s profound passion for glasses and his unwavering dedication to his clients. The eyewear is designed in house, and the frames are locally made by hand. What sets the PASCALI range apart is its 100% bespoke nature, offering the flexibility to adjust frame measurements and allowing clientele to handpick the desired colour for a truly personalised experience.


Adelaide City Optometrist

127 Gilles St, Adelaide


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