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Milford Eye Clinic

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8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

What is Ophthalmology?
Ophthalmology is the branch of specialist medicine that is focused on the health of eyes and their surrounding tissues, including muscles, bones, eyelids, and tear production/drainage systems. Your eye is the organ of vision and consists of the cornea (the outer clear layer), the sclera (the white of the eye), the iris (the coloured part), the lens (lies behind the iris) and the retina (the light-sensitive lining at the back of the eye). Your eyes ‘see’ by focusing light that enters the eye onto the retina which sends the image to the brain by the optic nerve.

Ophthalmologists
are doctors who are trained in the study of eyes. Most will be trained in eye surgery, and may have particular areas of interest or expertise.

Optometrists
are not doctors but are trained in testing your vision to assess your need for glasses or contact lenses. Some also test for glaucoma. 


For all appointments please contact us on (09) 489 6871.

Consultants

Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Dr Nadeem Ahmad

    Ophthalmologist

    Available at 181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland, 9-13 Tamariki Avenue, Orewa

  • Dr Rasha Altaie

    Ophthalmologist

    Available at all locations.

  • Dr Michael Fisk

    Ophthalmologist

    Available at 181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland, Warkworth Medical Centre

  • Dr Jo Koppens

    Ophthalmologist

    Available at all locations.

  • Dr Brian Sloan

    Ophthalmologist

    Available at all locations.

  • Dr David Squirrell

    Ophthalmologist

    Available at 181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland, 9-13 Tamariki Avenue, Orewa

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • Refractive Error: short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism

    These conditions cause distance blur. In myopia, the eye has a resting focus at a near distance so that people will be able to see objects clearly at some point close to them, whilst the distance is blurry.… More

  • Cataracts

    Cataracts are the most common age-related problem in eyes. The lens becomes thicker and stiffer and appears yellow and cloudy.… More

  • Squints (strabismus)

    A weakness in one or more of the muscles of the eye will cause the eye to turn or move away from the normal focusing position. This is commonly known as a squint.… More

  • Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye’s optic nerve and may result in vision loss and blindness. Multiple factors are often important in causing glaucoma, but it is most commonly related to in an increase in pressure in the eye.… More

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    This is a complication of diabetes and is caused by small blood vessel damage within the retina of the eye.  It commonly affects both eyes and may cause permanent loss of vision.  Macular oedema is sometimes also present with diabetic retinopathy.  Macular oedema is when fluid leaks into the retina… More

  • Retinal Detachment

    This is when the retina detaches, meaning it is lifted or separated from its normal position within the eye. An acute retinal detachment requires urgent assessment and appropriate treatment.… More

  • Oculoplastic Surgery

    Oculoplastic surgery is the sub-specialty part of eye surgery concerned with medical and surgical treatment of eyelid and tear duct problems.… More

Charges

Milford Eye Clinic is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for Ophthalmology services. These include:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Chalazion or tarsal cyst removal
  • Consultations and assessments
  • Corneal cross-linking
  • Corneal topography
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Fundus photography
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Laser iridotomy
  • Laser trabeculoplasty
  • Minor eyelid surgery
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • Photocoagulation of the retina or pan retinal laser
  • Pterygium or pinguecula surgery
  • Syringing of tear ducts or lacrimal probe
  • Visual field tests
  • YAG laser capsulotomy

Public Transport

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Parking

Milford - ample parking at front of building.

Orewa - on-street parking (Tamariki Ave).

Warkworth - parking underneath Warkworth Medical Centre, or on-street (Percy & Alnwick streets).

Contact Details

181 Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland

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Street Address

181 Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland

Postal Address

PO Box 31186
Milford
Auckland 0741

Warkworth Medical Centre

North Auckland

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9-13 Tamariki Avenue, Orewa

North Auckland

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This page was last updated at 11:30AM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Milford Eye Clinic.