Welcome to Eye Surgery Associates
Eye Surgery Associates brings together a group of 18 highly qualified, sub-specialist Ophthalmologists offering a range of medical and surgical eye specialist services. We pride ourselves on excellence in sub-speciality eye care, and aim to provide you with the highest possible standard of care. Our sub-specialists are experts in their field. They are dedicated to clinical research and ongoing education; and are actively involved in the training of the next generation of eye specialists through their appointments with a number of public hospitals and universities.
Our sub-specialists offer services in: Cataract; Glaucoma; Macular Degeneration; Medical and Surgical Retina; Oculoplastic Surgery (Eyelid Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery); Refractive Surgery (Laser Vision Correction, LASIK, PRK, Implantable lenses and refractive lens exchange); Advanced corneal transplantation (penetrating and partial thickness including endothelial keratoplasty); Inflammatory Eye Disease; Clinical Electrodiagnostics and Comprehensive Ophthalmology.
Consultations and diagnostic testing are available at our consulting suites in Doncaster, East Melbourne, Malvern and Vermont South. Contact Us to make an appointment.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Alert
The health and well being of our patients, doctors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic is our first priority.
We have taken steps to reduce the risk of infection through:
- Screening all patient attendances;
- Screening all doctors and employees; and
- Increased cleaning and hygiene practices.
If you are attending our site as a patient or carer of a patient, you will be asked:
- Have you visited any of the Department of Health and Human Services listed public exposure sites in Victoria during the time frames specified?
- Have you returned from Western Australia after 25 January 2021?
- Have you arrived in Australia within the last 14 days?
- Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 or requested to self-isolate in the last 14 days?
- Have you had a COVID-19 test in the last 14 days?
- Do you have loss or change in sense of smell or taste, fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath and/or running nose? This question still applies even if you have a negative test result for COVID-19. We can’t risk other patients, doctors or staff becoming sick.
- Do you have symptoms of conjunctivitis?
If you answer yes to any of these questions, our team will assess the urgency of your condition. Your appointment will either be rescheduled or you will be referred to your GP or an assessment centre at a hospital that also has an ophthalmology department.
Those attending our consulting suites at Cabrini Hospital Malvern are subject to the hospital’s Visitor Restrictions.
Under COVIDSafe Summer restrictions in Victoria the Department of Health & Human Services advise:
Can I see a doctor or access medical services?
Yes. You shouldn’t delay seeing a doctor or accessing medical services. If you are unwell it is important that you see a healthcare professional, including to:… visit a doctor or other health professional or care service, or to obtain medicine and medical supplies.
You may access these services anywhere in Victoria.
Please visit the DHHS Website for current advice.
On request, ESA can provide the patient attending an appointment a travel letter confirming attendance at a medical appointment for themselves and their parent, guardian or necessary support person.
For our complete information on ESA’s response to COVID-19 Click Here.
– Andrea Linden CEO Last updated 22 February 2021
Surgical & Medical Retina
The retina is the inner layer of tissue at the back of the eye that send nerve signals through the optic nerve to the brain resulting in vision.Learn More
The cornea is the clear dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye and is important for vision by helping to focus the light that enters the eye.Learn More
Oculoplastics involves the management of the eyelids, tear ducts and reconstructive surgery. There are many types of conditions that can affect this part of the eye and its surrounds.Learn More
Visual electrodiagnostics measures how well the retina and optic nerve work, and allow diagnosis of some disorders of the retina and brain.Learn More
Reduce dependency on glasses and contact lenses with LASIK or PRK, Laser Vision Correction (Excimer Laser Surgery) or an implantable lens.Learn More
A cataract is an opacity or cloudiness of the eye’s natural lens. Cataracts usually develop in both eyes, although not always at the same rate. The only treatment available is surgery.Learn More
Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve that links the retina to the brain causing irreversible vision loss.Learn More
Inflammatory Eye Disease
Inflammatory eye disease occurs when the immune system attacks the eye or acquires an infection.Learn More