Clinical Associate Professor Andrew Chang
MBBS (Hons), PhD (Syd), FRANZCO, FRACS,
Andrew Chang is a vitreoretinal subspecialist ophthalmologist. He graduated from University of Sydney Medical School with Honours, underwent registrar training at the Sydney Eye Hospital, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital and the University of California Davis. He was awarded Doctor of Philosophy for research into ocular retinal angiography performed in the USA and the Save Sight Institute University of Sydney.
Current appointments include Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Head of the Retinal Unit at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He holds an academic appointment of Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, He is the medical director of Sydney Retina Clinic
Service to International ophthalmology, includes Scientific Secretary and founding committee member of the Asia-Pacific Vitreoretinal Society formed in 2006. He is the Chair of NSW RANZCO committee and serves on the RANZCO Council.
Professional awards include the Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology and the RANZCO Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr Chang is involved in basic science and clinical trials research receiving research grant funding in Australia and USA. He has authored many peer-reviewed scientific papers in international and Australian journals and book chapters in leading textbooks.
Having been on the editorial board of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Dr Chang looks forwards to expanded duties as Section Editor.
DR ANNE LEE
- Glaucoma, Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Cataract Surgery.
Dr Anne Lee graduated from the University of New South Wales and went on to complete a PhD in Glaucoma at Sydney University and a fellowship in Glaucoma at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. She has contributed to many articles and research projects involving the treatment and care of Glaucoma.
DR SAM LERTS
- Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Infectious and Inflammatory Eye Diseases.
Dr Somsak Lertsumitkul (Dr Sam Lerts) graduated from Sydney University in 1995 and completed a Uveitis fellowship in Maryland USA in 1997. Since then he has built a very successful practice in Liverpool and is on the staff at Liverpool Hospital. He has written and contributed to many research papers and projects over the years mainly in the study of Uveitis and Cataract outcomes. He also speaks Thai, Swedish and Chinese.
Dr Trent Sandercoe
- Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus.
Prior to medicine Dr Sandercoe completed his B.Med Sci (Hons) in 1997 at Sydney University. Dr Sandercoe then embarked on a PhD at Sydney University. He simultaneously completed this with his medical degree at the same university in 2005. He has undertaken several fellowships including Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowships at Royal Children’s Hospital Brisbane and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has multiple publications and is involved in teaching other non-ophthalmic medical professionals.
Dr Edwina Eade
- Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
MBBS (Hons) BSc MMed FRANZCO
Dr Eade is an Consultant Ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery and Ocular Oncology.
She graduated from Medicine with Honours at the University of Sydney. She completed her specialty ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital with her final six months as the Senior Ophthalmology Registrar at Westmead Children’s Hospital.
After completing a Masters Degree in Ophthalmic Science at the University of Sydney she undertook a fellowship in Ocular Oncology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, USA. She undertook two further years of sub-specialty training with world leaders in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal surgery at the Royal Manchester Eye Hospital, United Kingdom and the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Melbourne.
Dr Eade is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO) and a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons (ANZSOPS). She has published widely in the peer-reviewed medical literature and presented at national and international conferences.
She is an approachable doctor and focuses on addressing her patient’s concerns. She continues to update her knowledge of advances in her field and to maintain her clinical and surgical excellence. She has an ongoing interest in international ophthalmology, having worked in local clinics in Cambodia, Vietnam, Sri-Lanka and Myanmar.
She specializes in Eyelid Surgery including cosmetic surgery, Orbital Surgery and Lacrimal Surgery in adults and children.
Eyelid Malposition (Ectropion, Entropion, Ptosis)
Periocular Skin Cancers
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Facial Nerve Palsy
Orbital disease (infections, tumours, fractures)
Thyroid Eye Disease
Tear Duct Surgery (endoscopic and external)
Artificial Eye Management
Scarless and Minimally invasive techniques
The Late Dr Alvin Goh
“Norwest Eye Clinic has been established to deliver the highest quality eye care leading to the best visual outcomes for each and every patient.”