September 2018 – GP & Optometry Education Event

Inviting all GP’s & Optometrists to the most informative event of 2018. Book now as seats are limited!

Your Invitation – 19th September 2018

The most informative Education Event in 2018

Book now seats are limited!

Western Eye Specialists welcomes all GP’s & Optometrists to join us for a highly informative evening regarding the latest advances in ophthalmology.

An enjoyable evening awaits you, as dinner will be provided.

Leading Ophthalmologist, Dr John McKenzie will be introducing the
presentations of the key topics;

  1. Advances in ocular lenses – Dr Christopher Chan
  2. The changing paradigm of glaucoma treatment – Dr Brian Ang
  3. Oculoplastics – Dr Ye Chen

Event Details


Wednesday, 19th September 2018


6:30pm Registration


GGs Restaurant
158 Clarendon Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002


Monday 17th September to Daniella Montesalvo

Dr Chris Chan


Dr Christopher Chan graduated at Monash University and is trained in all areas of general Ophthalmology. Dr Chan’s special interests are in glaucoma management, cataract surgery and laser refractive surgery. Dr Chan is well known for his research in mitochondrial eye diseases and is involved in teaching ophthalmology at Western Health and The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital. Dr Chan has been actively involved with advanced technology multifocal and extended depth of focus intra-ocular lenses. He was a part of the early group of eye surgeons that implanted accomodating intra-oular lens in Australia. More recently, Dr Chan has been involved with a nationwide clinical trial of the new generation small aperture intra-ocular lens in Australia & New Zealand.

Dr Brian Ang

MBchB, FRCSed,

Dr Brian Ang graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 2000 before completing his ophthalmology training in Norwich, England and Aberdeen, Scotland in 2009. He then furthered his glaucoma training under the tutelage of Professor Augusto Azuara-Blanco (Scotland), Dr Tarek Shaarawy (Switzerland), and Professor Anthony Wells (New Zealand). Dr Ang currently holds an appointment as a Consultant in Glaucoma at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, where he takes an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and mentoring and also at Western Health.

Dr Ye Chen


Dr Ye Chen is an ophthalmic surgeon wiht sub-speciality interest in eyelid, lacrimal and orbital surgery (oculoplastics). He has special interests in endoscopic lacrimal surgery, thyroid eye disease and eyelid tumors. Dr Chen specialises in the treatment of eyelid disorders (including ‘droopy’ eyelids, eyelid malpositions, brow ptosis), orbital disorders (including thyroid eye disease, tumor, socket disorders) and lacrimal disorders (‘w

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