Dr Jonathan Kam, Ophthalmologist MBBS (Hons) BMedSc (Hons) FRANZCO at Balwyn Eye Centre, can look after you if you have a medical condition of your eye/s or eyelid/s. Dr Kam has special expertise in cataract and lens surgery, and holds public hospital consultant appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, where he works in the acute ophthalmology service, surgical ophthalmology service, and emergency department, and with Northern Health, where he is the supervisor of ophthalmology training. He has performed over 1500 successful cataract operations to date, and is highly regarded amongst his peers for his cataract surgery and teaching in this area.
For patients: Dr Kam has found that a lot of patients from the public hospitals he had worked at wanted to keep seeing him. His private consulting rooms are located at Balwyn Eye Centre and we accept referrals from optometrists, general practictioners, and other specialists. Our aim is to provide safe and high-quality care for our patients. Please call (03) 8586 1288 to make an appointment.
For referrers: At Balwyn Eye Centre we manage age related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, eyelid conditions, glaucoma, giant cell arteritis, hypertensive retinopathy, neuro-ophthalmology, optic nerve conditions, pterygium, strabismus, thyroid eye disease, traumatic eye injuries, uveitis, and watery eyes. We are equipped to perform intravitreal injections for AMD/DME/RVO at our centre. We use Zeiss machines to perform our visual field testing, OCT scans, and lens biometry.
Diagnosis, investigation, and medical treament of ocular conditions, including intravitreal medicines
Surgery is performed at Manningham Day Procedure Centre and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
Involved in medical research and advances in treatment
For glaucoma and retinal conditions, performed at Doncaster Eye Centre