Dr. Gordon Wise

Certified Ophthalmologist in Hobart, Tasmania

Gordon Wise

Dr Gordon Wise M.B.B.S.D.O.(Syd), F.R.C.S. (Edin), F.R.A.C.S, F.R.A.N.Z.C.O is the senior ophthalmologist at Tasmanian Eye Clinics. He has been in practice in Hobart for a many years.

He is a graduate of Sydney University and did his initial ophthalmic training at Sydney Eye Hospital and subsequently in the United Kingdom, finishing with specialist training in ocular plastics at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead.

He has had extensive ophthalmic experience having been a visiting medical officer to the Royal Hobart Hospital and senior lecturer in ophthalmology at the University of Tasmania. He has held a number of honorary positions as a Director of Anglicare, Royal Guide Dogs for the Blind, St Johns Hospital Association and Director of the Tasmanian Lions Eye Diagnostic Centre.

His main interests are cataract surgery, ocular plastic surgery and glaucoma.

He has written in a number of referred journals on a variety of matters from fluorescein angiography to corneal curvature. His current interest is selective laser trabeculoplasty, a treatment used in chronic simple glaucoma.

Dr. Wise estimates he has done over 15,000 cataract extractions as well as a large number of general ophthalmic procedures including operations for glaucoma, strabismus, eyelid cancer and lacrimal surgery.