Dr Stephen Bambery is a leading cataract and refractive surgeon in Australia. After graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1978, he trained in Ophthalmology at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH) and later in the United Kingdom. Following this, Stephen held Ophthalmologist positions at the RVEEH, the Austin and Frankston Hospitals. He has also participated in medical visits to India and the South Pacific Islands of Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands.
Stephen is a regular speaker at cataract and refractive surgery conferences. In 1991, as a founding member of the Melbourne Excimer Laser Group, Stephen was one of the first surgeons to perform refractive laser surgery. In 1997 Stephen was selected as an investigator for the Australian Implantable Contact Lens trial and was the first surgeon in Victoria to offer this procedure. Stephen is also dedicated to advancements in intraocular lens (IOL) development for cataract and lens exchange surgery. He has a great interest in the latest toric, multifocal and accommodating lens implants.
|Stephen remains active in teaching medical and optometry students.
Stephen is well respected amongst his peers and is popular with his patients for his relaxed manner and punctuality.
As well as being Director of Southern Eye Centre and Southern Day Surgery he is also a Director of Lasersight Centres Victoria, a busy refractive laser clinic based in the centre of Melbourne.
He is a keen cyclist and golfer and is the proud father of three sons.
Dr Bambery is a member of the Australasian and American Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and the Australian Medical Association.Dr Bambery specialises in Cataract and Refractive surgery, including Laser surgery and Clear Lens Exchange.