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Tiny tube saving sight of glaucoma patients in New Zealand

November 6, 2017 -

A new procedure which sees a tiny tube inserted into the eye to save the eyesight of glaucoma patients is now available in New Zealand.

Chairwoman of Glaucoma New Zealand and Eye Institute surgeon Professor Helen Danesh-Meyer was the first New Zealand surgeon to be fully certified to perform the operation using the new Xen Gel Implant.


See a brighter future at Eye Institute

October 17, 2017 -

One of our dedicated eye doctors Dr Adam Watson at Eye Institute, who works at our Northcote clinic, recently featured in the North shore Times and the Rodney Times.

Dr Peter Ring – Teaching in China

September 4, 2017 -

Dr. Peter Ring returned to China again in July 2017 to do another three days teaching in a peripheral Chinese hospital.

Reducing the cost of cataract surgery.

February 17, 2017 -

With a significantly ageing population and stretched health dollars, the country’s largest private provider of eye surgery has entered a strategic partnership with the country’s largest health insurer to ensure a significant reduction in the cost of cataract procedures for the private sector.

Water well in Cambodia

January 26, 2017 -

Prof Helen Danesh-Meyer has had a water well installed in a much needed location in Cambodia in her honour, as a thank you from a patient.

TV3 News Corneal Eye Donation

February 4, 2016 -

15.30 minutes into the news below, is a piece on eye donation and corneal transplantation, by Eye Institute’s very own Professor Charles McGhee.