Professor David Mackey



Job Title Professor of Ophthalmology University of Western Australia
Organisation Name Lions Eye Institute
Areas of Special Interest

Genetic Eye Diseases
Optic Nerve diseases: Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Dominant Optic Atrophy
Glaucoma: Primary Open Angle and Congenital
Inherited Retinal Diseases: Retinitis Pigmentosa, Best Disease, Choroideraemia, Xlinked
Congenital Cataracts

Adults or Children Adults and Children
Telehealth consults Available
Telehealth Information Also have eye genetic counsellor based in Melbourne at the Centre for Eye Research Australia at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
Transitional Planning – Paediatric to adult services Available
Transitional Planning Information Continue care but change hospitals
Additional Information

We are part of a national NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on the Translation of genetic eye research

Professor David Mackey

is prepared to be contacted by other Health Professionals

For links to online portals that provide information on rare diseases including definitions, causes, treatments, and publications for patients, families and professionals in the field. Please see our conditions page.