MB BS 2004 Lond; FRCOphth 2015; CCT (UK) Ophth 2016


Dr Oliver Comyn joined St George’s Eye Care from the United Kingdom as the second full-time Consultant Ophthalmologist, specialising in cataract surgery and retinal diseases. He completed the specialist training programme in Ophthalmology in London and the South East of England, culminating in a vitreoretinal fellowship at the Sussex Eye Hospital in Brighton. He then was selected for a prestigious vitreoretinal fellowship at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He brings the experience gained during these fellowships to expand what is on offer at St George’s to include treatments for medical and surgical retinal conditions.

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Oliver practises small incision cataract surgery using premium injectable intraocular lens technology, and is particularly interested in managing patients with cataract and co-existing retinal disease. He undertakes small gauge vitreoretinal surgery as day case procedures and aims to minimise the inconvenience and maximise the rehabilitation for patients undergoing retinal surgery.

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Vocational Scope


Contact Details

Dr Oliver Comyn is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Canon Wilford Wing, St George's Hospital, 249 Papanui Road, Strowan, Christchurch

Booking an appointment: call our booking coordinator on (03) 375 6333 or email eyecarereception@stgeorges.org.nz

You can download a booking form from this page  https://www.stgeorgeseyecare.org.nz/contact/