Our Locations

Wollongong
address
13 Market Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500
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02 4263 0511
Nowra
address
45 Bridge Road
Nowra, NSW 2541
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02 4263 0511
Warilla
address
208 Shellharbour Road
Warilla NSW 2528
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02 4263 0511

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Our Eye Surgeons

A/Prof Smita Agarwal

  • Ophthalmic Surgeon
  • MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology), Grad Dip in Refractive Surgery (USyd); FRANZCO

Dr Smita Agarwal is a senior comprehensive ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) based on the South Coast of NSW, Australia. She is the Head of Ophthalmology at Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District in NSW. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the Graduate Medicine, University of Wollongong and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney. Smita is a member of several Medical Advisory Committees at hospitals and elsewhere.

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Dr Ee-Munn Chia

  • Medical Retina Specialist
  • MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCO

Dr Ee Munn Chia is a medical retina specialist. After graduating from the University of Sydney, she completed her ophthalmic training at Sydney Eye Hospital. This was followed by further training in general ophthalmology at Manchester Royal Eye and Stepping Hill Hospitals before completing a medical retinal fellowship with Retina Associates.

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Dr Paul H Hughes

  • Medical Director
  • BSc MBBS DO FRACS FRANZCO

Dr Paul Hughes has joined Wollongong Eye Specialists after 12 years at the Vision Eye Institute, Hurstville. Dr Hughes has well over 35 years of experience in cataract and refractive surgery (including ASLA and LASIK). In recent years Dr Hughes has focused his career on laser vision correction, including topography-guided LASIK (known as Contoura) and general ophthalmology.

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Dr Freny Kalapesi

  • Oculoplastic & Ophthalmic Surgeon
  • BSc (Med) MBBS PhD FRANZCO

Freny provides oculoplastic procedures locally at Figtree Private Hospital. Dr Kalapesi graduated medicine from the University of New South Wales. After this, Dr Kalapesi undertook prevocational work at Westmead and Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney.

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Dr Yasser Tariq

  • Medical Retina Specialist
  • BSc MBBS(hons) PhD FRANZCO

Dr Yasser Tariq is an ophthalmologist with expertise in treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and cataract. He studied science and medicine at the University of New South Wales.

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