02 4861 4955 -Suite 8/70 Bowral Street, Bowral, 2576

Strategies for Writing a Research Paper

If you’re a student and you also would like to be able to write a research paper which will take some time to complete, then you will need to read the hints below before you start. The very first trick is to get in an organized program when writing your research document. This may be…

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Our Covid-19 Protocols -Some Surgery Recommences – Additional Consulting Suite Opening Soon

Dr Macken CoVid-19 Procedures

Surgeries:As announced by the government recently, a gradual recommencement of elective surgeries has been allowed.  This includes cataract surgery and other eye procedures.  However, the recommencement of elective eye surgery remains on a reduced basis for the time being.  For those patients who are waiting for their cataract surgery at the public hospital, there is…

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About Our Practice

Conveniently located in Suite 8/70, Bowral Steet, Bowral, in the Southern Highlands of NSW, Dr Macken and his team operate a modern ophthalmologic practice offering comprehensive eye treatment for most eye diseases. These include cataract surgery, glaucoma, macular degeneration and treatment for those suffering from diabetic eye disease. The spacious and modern rooms provide a comfortable setting for patients where Dr Macken…

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State of the Art Equipment

State of the Art Equipment

State of the art equipment in the rooms is used by the eye specialists to examine and treat your eyes. Some of the equipment that you might encounter includes: OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) machine for diagnosis and management of macular disease and glaucoma. Digital Retinal Photography System for retinal photography and fluorescein angiography. Anterior Segment…

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General Information to Help with Your Visit

Dr Macken Friendly Staff

We have included an online copy of our Patient Registration Form  to download and print at your convenience. Please fill this in and bring it with you on the day of your appointment. You will also receive a copy of this in the post with a letter confirming your appointment. Length of Appointment – Please allow 2-3 hours…

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Cataract Surgery: What to expect

Treatment of Cataracts

On the day of your cataract surgery it is normal to feel a little apprehensive, however, you will be well looked after by an experienced team of health care professionals, including your surgeon, anaesthetist and nurses at the hospital. You will be asked to fast over night before the surgery, so you may feel a…

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Facts About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age Realted Macualr Degeneration

This information was developed by the National Eye Institute in the USA to help patients and their families with general information about age-related macular degeneration. An eye care professional who has examined the patient’s eyes and is familiar with his or her medical history is the best person to answer specific questions. What you should know…

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