Hunter Laser Vision
“At Hunter Laser Vision, 15 years of experience and the newest technology combine to help you see better than ever before.”
1st Floor, 50 Glebe Road
The Junction, Newcastle
Hunter Laser Vision understands that post-operative care is just as important as the surgery itself. They provide routine and ongoing post-operative consultations to ensure the best possible results for their clients.
The Ophthalmic surgeons at Hunter Laser Vision have been performing laser eye surgery for fourteen years, treating thousands of patients in the Hunter Valley and Newcastle Region. Since opening the doors in 1998, their experienced Ophthalmic surgeons and staff have been helping patients gain visual freedom from glasses and contacts.
Hunter Laser Vision specialises in laser refractive surgery. The specialist surgeons offer a variety of treatments designed to treat refractive errors such as Myopia (short sightedness), Hypermetropia (long sightedness), Astigmatism and Presbyopia. Other services offered at Hunter Laser Vision include dermal fillers and eyelid surgery.
Hunter Laser Vision has three ophthalmic surgeons:
Dr Joe Davis, co-founder of Hunter Laser Vision, is an experienced and dedicated Ophthalmic surgeon. Graduating from Sydney University in 1972, he is a fellow of The Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists, a foundation member of the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and a VMO for Hunter Area Health. He has also lectured in Ophthalmology at the University of Newcastle. His principle areas of practice include cataract and refractive surgery, corneal grafts and diabetic retinopathy. Dr Davis is enthusiastic about giving back to the community and has taken time out for self-funded trips to rural areas, working with indigenous patients affected with diabetic retinopathy. Dr Davis was recently acknowledged for his dedication to the field on the 2012 Queen’s Birthday honours list. He is genuinely concerned for his patients and allows enough time, both before and after treatment, to ensure that all individuals’ unique needs are met.
Dr Tim Ruddell, also a co-founder of Hunter Laser Vision, completed his Bachelor of Medicine at Sydney University and trained in Ophthalmology at the Sydney Eye Hospital and in the United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists (UK), a foundation member of the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, a member of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, a VMO for Hunter Area Health and has lectured at the University of Newcastle in ophthalmology. Dr Ruddell has been performing laser refractive surgery for fourteen years. His careful manner and attention to detail is re-assuring to wary patients.
Dr Ravi Singh obtained his Bachelor of Medicine at Sydney University and trained in ophthalmology at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He also undertook advanced training in corneal surgery and eyelid plastic surgery in the United Kingdom. He is a fellow of and examiner for The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. He is also a reviewer for three major international ophthalmology journals and a lecturer for clinical ophthalmology at Sydney University. Dr Singh’s principle areas of practice include laser refractive surgery, corneal transplant surgery and eyelid surgery. He also specialises in anti-wrinkle treatments, brow lifts, dermal fillers, eyelid surgery. and laser resurfacing. Dr Singh is the Director of Ophthalmology at the John Hunter Hospital.
The Ophthalmic surgeons and staff at Hunter Laser Vision are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art laser eye surgery procedures in a professional, efficient and caring environment. They provide comprehensive ophthalmic examinations during the initial consultation process to ensure suitability and advise potential patients of the benefits, alternatives and expected results.