Parth Shah eye surgeon Canberra ophthalmologist

Dr Parth Shah

Ophthalmologist in Canberra

Patient-centred care

I am an experienced ophthalmologist in Canberra with special interests and skills in cataract surgery, strabismus and paediatric ophthalmology.

My goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for all patients through evidence-based practice, cutting-edge technology and a commitment to continuous surgical audit and innovation.

Surgery

Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is the most common type of eye operation performed around the world. With modern techniques, the recovery is far more rapid than it used to be, and long-term results are excellent in the majority of cases.

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Paediatric Eye Surgery

Children may need eye surgery performed for a variety of conditions. This is performed in specialised surgical centres under general anaesthesia.

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Strabismus Surgery for Children: What Parents Need to Know

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FAQs

Questions that Dr Shah often gets asked

  • A cataract is a clouding of the natural focusing lens inside the eye. It is derived from the Greek word for waterfall.
  • You should ensure that you have had a thorough eye examination with an experienced cataract surgeon.
  • A cataract is a clouding of the natural focusing lens inside the eye. It is derived from the Greek word for waterfall.
  • You should ensure that you have had a thorough eye examination with an experienced cataract surgeon.
  • A “lazy eye” can mean a variety of things, so it is important to define exactly what that is. It could be an eye that drifts in or out (strabismus), an eye that doesn’t see well (amblyopia), or a droopy eyelid (ptosis).
  • In any of these cases, a comprehensive eye examination by a specialised paediatric ophthalmologist would be recommended to work out the problem and treat it appropriately.