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 been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days?
  • Have you had a COVID-19 test?
  • Do you have fever, flu-like or respiratory symptoms (cough, sore throat, sputum, shortness of breath), fatigue, myalgia (muscle pain), headache? 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.

All patients and carers will be required to wear a face mask on attendance at our sites.

Those attending our consulting suites at Cabrini Hospital Malvern are subject to the hospital’s Visitor Restrictions.

Under Second Step Restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne the Department of Health & Human Services advise:

  • You can leave home to receive health care or attend medical appointments. If you need to see a doctor or health care professional in person, you should do so. Do not put off getting medical care. Your doctor or health care professional can provide advice on how to stay safe. A telehealth appointment may be an alternative for you.
  • You can leave home to accompany someone for essential medical treatment if you are a parent, guardian or necessary support person.

This information is correct as at 1 October 2020. 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 1 October 2020

Our Services

Cornea

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.

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Cataract

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.

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Oculoplastics

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.

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Refractive Surgery

Reduce dependency on glasses and contact lenses with LASIK or PRK, Laser Vision Correction (Excimer Laser Surgery) or an implantable lens.

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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.

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Inflammatory Eye Disease

Inflammatory eye disease occurs when the immune system attacks the eye or acquires an infection.

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration occurs when the macular is damaged causing loss to central vision.

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Electrodiagnostics

Visual electrodiagnostics measures how well the retina and optic nerve work, and allow diagnosis of some disorders of the retina and brain.

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve that links the retina to the brain causing irreversible vision loss.

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