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Cura The Eye Hospital

Cura The Eye Hospital

Show Phone Number262 Charles Street, LAUNCESTON, TAS, 7250
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Opening Hours

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday
Sunday

Popular Treatments

Eye Specialist Consultation
Cataract Treatment
Corneal Transplant
Glaucoma Treatment
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About Cura The Eye Hospital

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Accreditations

  • RANZCO - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (Australia) 

Provides

Eye Care

Contacts and Glasses

Eye Care

 
Cataract Treatment
 
Corneal Transplant
 
Eye Specialist Consultation
 
Glaucoma Treatment

Laser Eye Surgery

 
LASIK

Contacts and Glasses

 
Optician Consultation

Osteopathy

 
Paediatric Osteopathy

Insurance

Private Patients Welcome

Public Health Insurance

Dr Nicholas Downie

Job Title:
  Ophthalmologist
Biography:
MB BS FRANZCO.Dr Downie was born in the UK and came to Australia in 1966. He graduated from Sydney University in 1972. Following residency at Sydney Hospital, he trained in ophthalmology at Sydney Eye Hospital, and graduated as a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He commenced working in Launceston in 1979. He has a special interest in corneal and refractive surgery. In 1991, he was a founding member of one of the first Excimer laser groups in Australia, and has continued practice in this area since that time. He has lectured and written on a variety of topics relating to corneal and refractive surgery and travels widely to study new techniques and visit international centres of excellence. He is chairman of the Qualification and Education committee of the Tasmanian branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. He is married to Dr Claire Kingston and they have five children.

Dr Andrew Patrick

Job Title:
  Ophthalmologist
Biography:
MBBch FCS(SA) OPTH FRCS EDIN (OPTH) Dr Andrew Patrick was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa in 1992. He spent one year in a registrar post in Neurology at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital prior to commencing his registrarship in Ophthalmology at the same institution. During this time he was awarded registrar of the year in 2000 .Following this training he spent a year in the United Kingdom at the Royal Eye Infirmary in Plymouth as a Clinical Fellow. Here he continued with general ophthalmolgy practice and received training in Oculo-plastic surgery. He has obtained FCS(SA)Ophth from the College of Medicine of South Africa in 1999. In 2000 he obtained a FRCS Edin (Ophthalmology) from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. In 2008 Dr Patrick left his practice in Johannesburg to join the Eye Hospital in Launceston. Here he continues to work as a general ophthalmologist with a special interest in oculoplastic and cataract surgery.

Dr Tze’Yo Toh

Job Title:
  Ophthalmologist
Biography:
M.B.B.S (Tas), MMedSci (Tas), FRANZCO Dr Tze’Yo Toh was originally from Sarawak, Malaysia and was offered a scholarship in 1993 to study year 12 at the Hobart College. He graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1999. Whilst Dr Toh was working as a surgical registrar at the Launceston General Hospital he completed his Masters Thesis “Heritability of Central Cornea Thickness – The Twin Eye Studies”. Dr Toh worked at The Eye Hospital for 12 months prior to the commencement of his formal ophthalmic training in Christchurch in 2004. In 2010, he returned to Australia for his Glaucoma Fellowship under the supervision of world renowned Professor of Glaucoma – Dr Jonathon Crowston, at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne. In February 2011 Dr Toh returned to The Eye Hospital, with his wife Cecilia, son Preston and daughter Ellie. Dr Toh has a special interest in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
Show Phone Number262 Charles Street, LAUNCESTON, TAS, 7250