Dr. David Wechsler

Medical Director, Burwood Eye Clinic

Glaucoma and Cataract Surgeon, General Ophthalmologist


David has been in private practice at Burwood Eye Clinic since 2007. He is also a Senior Ophthalmologist at Concord Hospital, which involves the supervision of doctors-in-training, in complex Glaucoma and Cataract surgery.

He is a Senior lecturer at the University of Sydney, and an Associate lecturer at Macquarie University. He has published papers in the scientific literature, presented at National and International conferences, and has been a reviewer for the Journal of Glaucoma.

He currently serves as an Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, and on the expert advisory panel for Glaucoma Australia.

Areas of Expertise

  • Glaucoma. Diagnosis, management, laser and surgery
  • Minimally-invasive Glaucoma Surgery, as well as traditional external filtration procedures including Trabeculectomy, and Tube-shunt Surgery for advanced glaucoma
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Brief CV

Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)since 2006

Graduated with first class honours from University of Sydney
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery 1997

Ophthalmology Training, Sydney Eye Hospital 2002-2004

Senior Ophthalmology Registrar Liverpool Hospital, Sydney 2005

Sub-specialty Glaucoma Fellowship training 2006-2007

  • Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK
  • Huddersfield / Halifax Hospitals, UK

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