A/Prof Grant Snibson

Specialises in Corneal, Cataract and Refractive & Laser Surgery
A/Prof Grant Snibson

Associate Professor Grant Snibson (MBBS(Melb), DipRACOG, FRANZCO, FRACS, FRCOphth(UK), FAICD) is a Principal at Eye Surgery Associates, where his practice is limited to surgery of the anterior (front) part of the eye.  This includes refractive surgery, cataract surgery, corneal transplantation and surgery for pterygium and other forms of corneal disease.  A/Prof Snibson completed his medical and specialist training in Melbourne before undertaking advanced fellowship training at both the Oxford Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

After returning to Australia, A/Prof Snibson helped establish one of the first refractive surgery treatment and research centres in the country, and has published and lectured internationally on the evolving science of laser vision correction.  A/Prof Snibson offers a range of procedures to correct myopia (short-sightedness), hypermetropia (long-sightedness) and astigmatism.  These include LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange, and the Implantable Contact Lens.

A/Prof Snibson also has a research interest in keratoconus and is currently supervising several clinical trials being conducted at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital using Corneal Collagen Cross-linking to treat this condition.

Practice Location

East Melbourne
Vermont South

Specialty Interests

Corneal diseases, including Keratoconus
Cataract and refractive procedures


Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (LACS)
Conventional cataract surgery
Refractive surgery including LASIK, PRK, PTK, Refractive Lens Exchange, Implantable Contact Lenses
Corneal graft surgery
Pterygium surgery

Positions currently held

Principal Specialist, Corneal Unit, Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne
Director, Melbourne Excimer Laser Group
Director, Manningham Day Procedure Centre

Research and Publications

Please see A/Prof Grant Snibson’s published paper: GS Research and Publications.
Please click on papers published  to see articles by other Eye Surgery Associates Doctors.