A/Prof Grant Snibson

MBBS(Melb), DipRACOG, FRANZCO, FRACS, FRCOphth(UK), FAICD

Associate Professor Grant Snibson is a Specialist Ophthalmologist and Principal at Eye Surgery Associates, where his practice is focused on 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.

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Practice Locations

  • Doncaster
  • East Melbourne
  • Vermont South

Speciality Interests

  • Cataract
  • Corneal
  • Laser Eye Surgery

Positions 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