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Dr Rachel Barnes, local resident and ophthalmologist with Retina Specialists of Parnell, is running a Wednesday afternoon clinic at the rooms of Highbury Optometrists.

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Dr Barnes is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in retinal disorders. She completed her medical and ophthalmology training in Auckland and Waikato, followed by 1 year studying and working at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, and 6 months at St Paul’s Eye Unit in Liverpool. As well as being a founding member of the Retina Specialists group, Dr Barnes also works at Greenlane Hospital Eye Department and is an honorary clinical lecturer at Auckland University Department of Ophthalmology. She is involved in a number of research projects and is a reviewer and guest section editor for the journal Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.

  • Cataract surgery in state of the art facilities at Ascot Hospital.
  • Age related macular degeneration assessment and treatment.
  • Diabetic eye disease screening and management
  • Inherited retinal diseases assessment and counseling.
  • Digital retinal photography and angiography.
  • Cross-sectional retinal imaging with Ocular Coherence
  • Tomography (OCT).
  • Acute eye problem management.

Not sure if you need to see Dr Barnes?

You can book with Tony or Paula and then be referred on to Dr Barnes as appropriate.

To book directly with Dr Barnes @ Highbury

Please contact Retina Specialists in Parnell, they will handle all bookings for Dr Barnes at Highbury Optometrists.

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