Professor Mark Elder - Ophthalmologist
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
|Mon – Fri||7:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Please ring or fax for an appointment.
Clinic appointments range from an 07:30am start through to 5pm. Other times can sometimes be accommodated by phoning and asking.
We are happy to accept self referred patients. A list of medications is nice plus any other medical details and scan results that seem appropriate.
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 are the most common age-related occurrence in eyes. The lens becomes thicker and stiffer and appears yellow and cloudy.… More
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 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
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
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
New patient fees are $186 and follow up visits are $104. Children under 16 years whose parents have a Community Service Card may be able to be seen free.
We are 100 metres off Papanui Road near the Carlton Corner intersection. We are about 1km from Southern Cross Hospital.
There are numerous buses that go up and down Papanui Road. There is a stop on Papanui Road about 20 metres from Holly Road. It is a 100 metre walk from there to the rooms.
There is easy parking outside the rooms and typically the walk from car to the waiting area is 15-20 metres. There is a gentle stair-free ramp too.
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This page was last updated at 11:57AM on November 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Professor Mark Elder - Ophthalmologist.