Education and Resources

Below are a range of resources and organisations that can provide up to date information about ophthalmology.

We recommend the following organisations for further information (click on the heading to visit their website):


RANZCO’s mission is to drive improvements in eye health care in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region through continuing exceptional training, education, research and advocacy.

Macular Disease Foundation

The Macular Disease Foundation Australia is a national charity that provides information, guidance and support for those living with macular disease, primarily macular degeneration which is responsible for 50% of all vision loss and blindness in Australia. The Foundation is committed to reducing the incidence and impact of macular disease in Australia through education, awareness, research, support services and representation.

Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma Australia is the peak glaucoma awareness/education/support association in Australia. It is a national, not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to providing educational services to raise awareness about the serious and common eye disease glaucoma; to support glaucoma sufferers and to raise funds for research.

Vision Australia

Vision Australia is a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision.  We are united by our passion that people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. More than 90 percent of practicing U.S. Eye M.D.s are Academy members, and the Academy has more than 7,000 international members.

We work with the following Local Hospitals

Forster Private Hospital

29-41 South Street, Forster NSW 2428
Phone: 02 6555 1333

Mayo Private Hospital

Potoroo Drive Taree NSW 2430
Phone: 02 6552 1466

Manning Rural Referral Hospital

26 York Street, Taree NSW 2430
Phone: 02 6592 9111

Gloucester Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Church Street, Gloucester, NSW 2422
Phone: 02 6538 5000