Australian Dry Eye

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The clinics listed on this page are ones who have an interest in treating dry eye disease and who have given us permission to list them on this site. Many of them have also indicated which treatments for dry eye they can provide to their patients and we have listed those treatments here. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information and we recommend you contacting any clinic before going to see them if you are looking for a particular treatment.



Australia



New South Wales and ACT


Dr. Jim Kokkinakis (Optometrist)

The Eye Practice

[email protected]

Mezzanine Level, 44 Market Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

(02) 9290 1899
Treatments : IPL, Lipiflow, Lipiview, Blephex, Punctal Plugs, Scleral Lenses, Blephasteam, Meibography,
Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT tests, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis, Azithromycin drops,
Lagophthalmos sleep shields, Investigation into allergy issues

Dr. Margaret Lam (Optometrist)

The EyeCare Company

Shop B, 261 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

(02) 9241 2121

Treatments: TBUT, Ocular Surface Compromise Assessment via NaFl, Lissamine green staining assessment, 

schirmers testing, mgd/ blepharitis assessment, meibomian gland expression, blephasteam, 

inflammadry mmp testing.


Dr. Stephanie Watson (Ophthalmologist)
Sydney Corneal Clinic
Level 12/187 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
(02) 9233 7333

Dr. Oliver Woo (Optometrist/Orthokeratologist)
3/201-203 Rowe Street Eastwood, NSW 2122 
(02) 9858 3314
Treatments : IPL (in July 2015), Scleral lenses, Blephex, Blephasteam, Gland probing, 
Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT testing, Tetracyclines, Optimel

Lily Ho (Optometrist)
Ground Floor Level 1, Rupert Myers Building (North Wing), Gate 14 Barker Street, UNSW AUSTRALIA, UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052
(02) 9385 4624
Treatments :  Various including Lipiflow, Lipiview, Meibography, Tearlab Osmolarity testing

Dr. Dennis Lowe  (Ophthalmologist)

82 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

(02) 9233 6688

Treatments : Blepharospasm treatment


Dr. Shanel Sharma (Ophthalmologist)

Level 2, 35 Spring Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022

(02) 9387 5300

Treatments : Blepharospasm treatment


Dr Jack Guan (Optometrist)

Mackinley Optical

[email protected]

25 Petrie Plaza, Canberra City, ACT 2601

(02) 6248 9100

Treatments: IPL, Punctal plugs, Meibomian gland probing, Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT testing,

Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Azithromycin drops, Doxycycline




Queensland


Dr. Brendan Cronin, Dr. Tai Smith (Ophthalmologists)

Queensland Eye Institute / Oculoplastic Surgeon

140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

(07) 3239 5000


Dr. Lucy Hsieh (Optometrist)

Grace & Vision Optometrist

[email protected]

2 Nursery Avenue, Runcornm, QLD 4113

(07) 3345 3383

Treatments: Theratears Drop & Gel, HyloFort, HyloFresh, Punctal Plugs, IPL, Blephasteam, Gland Expression

Schirmers, Red Thread & TBUT testing, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis, Testosterone drops, Azithromycin drops, 

Tetracyclines, TheraTears Nutrition.


Dr. Andrew Angeli and Dr. Photi Tanos (Optometrists)

Vision Optics

[email protected]

95 Vulture Street, West End 4101, Queensland

(07) 3844 1556

Treatments: IPL, punctal plugs, Scleral lenses, Blephex, Meibography, Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT testing,

Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Azithromycin drops, Confocal microscopy, Optimel, TheraTears Nutrition omega 3 supplements


Dr Julie Albietz (Optometrist)

OKKO Eye Specialist Centre

[email protected]

Level 1/ 401 Milton Road, Auchenflower QLD 4066

(07) 3725 0222

Treatments: IPL, Punctal plugs, Blephex, Blephasteam, Meibography, Gland expression,

Comprehensive tear film and ocular surface diagnosis and management.


Jason Holland (Optometrist)

The Eye Health Centre

[email protected]

Level 11, 87 Wickham Tce, Brisbane

(07) 3831 8606

Treatments: IPL, Punctal plugs, Scleral lenses, Blephex, Blephasteam, Meibography, Gland expression,

Schirmers and TBUT testing, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Tetracyclines, Nutrition counselling


Dr Michael Jackson (Optometrist)

Sanctuary Cove Optical

[email protected]

4a/ 2 Masthead Way Sanctuary Cove 4212

(07) 5514 8220

Treatments : Punctal plugs, IPL, Scleral lenses, Blephex, Blephasteam, Gland expression and probing, Restasis,

Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Tetracyclines, Medihoney



South Australia

Lachlan Scott-Hoy (Optometrist)
Bray House, 60 Hutt Street, Adelaide,  SA 5000
(08) 8231 9341
850 Port Road, Woodville SA 5011
(08) 8445 9050
Treatments : Punctal plugs, Scleral lenses, Blephex, Blephasteam, Meibography, Gland expression,
Schirmers and TBUT testing, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis, Tacrolimus,  Tetracyclines, Manuka honey

Dr Jennifer Rayner, Dr Rene Malingre (Optometrists)
49A Stephens Terrace, St. Peters, SA 5069
(08) 7225 9798
Treatments : Dedicated dry eye practice, Punctal plugs, Scleral Lenses, Blephex, Blephasteam, Meibography, Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT testing, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis, Oral Tetratracyclines, Use of the Inflammadry to measure presence of MMP-9 to assist best treatment pathway. TearLab to measure osmolartity and guage efficacy of treatments. Measurement of tear meniscus height, lipid layer thickness evaluation, evaluation of tear film particle flow


Tasmania

Dr. Stephen Nichols (Ophthalmologist)


Victoria

Dr. Eugene Virtser (Optometrist)
Shop 9 / 521 Toorak Road, Toorak, VIC, 3142
(03) 9824 0440
Treatments :
IPL, Punctal Plugs, Blephex, Blephasteam, Gland probing, Gland expression, 
Schirmers and TBUT tests, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Tetracyclines

Dr. Nicholas Young, Kim Young (Optometrists)

Dry Eye Centre

[email protected]

142 Canterbury Road, Heathmont, VIC 3135

(03) 9729 4077

Treatments : Lipiflow, Lipiview, Punctal plugs, Scleral lenses, Blephasteam, Meibography,

Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT tests, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis,

Azithromycin drops, Tetracyclines, Confocal microscopy, Blephex


Dr Sally Doyle and Dr Jane Duffy (Optometrists) 

Fitzroy North Eye Centre 

[email protected]
798 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North 3068
(03) 9481 3381

Treatments: TBUT testing, Lissamine green, Meibomian Gland Expression, IPL, 

Blephasteam, Steroid drops and NSAID drops, Restasis


John Jennings, Willy Gunawan, David Southgate and Zeinab Fakih (Optometrists)

Collins Street Optometrists

[email protected]

14 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

(03) 9663 2729

Treatments : Punctal plugs, IPL, Lipiflow, Scleral lenses, Blephex, Blephasteam, Gland expression, 

Schirmers and TBUT tests, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis


Dr. Laura Downie (Optometrist)
2/800 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9035 6666

A/Prof Richard Vojlay, Xianyi (Shay) Zhang, Dr Laura Downie (Optometrists)
784 Burke Road, Camberwell VIC 3124
(03) 9882 5666
Treatments : Scleral lenses, Schirmers and TBUT testing, Steroid drops,
NSAID drops, Azithromycin drops

Denise Lee (Optometrist)
37a Buckingham Avenue, Springvale, VIC 3171
(03) 9558 4499
Treatments:  

IPL, Lipiflow, Blephasteam, Meibomian Gland Expression, Lid Margin Debridement, 

Punctal plugs, BlephEx/Blepharitis treatment, Meibography, Optimel eyedrops and gel,

Omega-3 supplements, Masks/compresses.


Dr Khang Ta (Optometrist)
Shop 2/2-20 Koornang Road Carnegie
(03) 9571 3233
Treatments: Lipiflow, Meibography, Punctal plugs, Gland expression (with video), intraductal probing, Blephex,
lid margin debridement, Blephasteam, Schirmers and TBUT testing, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis,
Azithromycin drops, Testosterone drops, Tetracyclines, Scleral lenses, Optimel, Bruder hot compress mask,
Eyegiene masks, Tranquileyes masks, Blephadex foam scrubs, Sterilid, Demodex testing

Steve Dinh, Quent Wain, Rymon Gerges (Optometrists)
Level 4, Manningham Medical Centre, 200 High Street, Lower Templestowe 3107
(03) 88500400
Ground level, Epping Medical Centre, 230 Cooper Street Epping
(03) 8401 1800
174 Raymond Street Sale 3850
(03) 5144 2522
Shop 1, Wellington Square Shopping Centre, 81-89 High Street Wallan 3756
(03) 5783 3711
Treatments : IPL, Punctal plugs, Gland expression, TBUT testing, Steroid drops,
Oral Tetracyclines (in conjunction with a GP)

Ewan Stilwell (Optometrist)
59 Florence St, Mentone, Vic 3194
(03) 9583 0855
Shop 21, Level 1, The Well, 793 Burke Rd, Camberwell, Vic 3194
(03) 9882 2199
Treatments : IPL, Optimel Manuka Honey eye drops, Gland expression, Schirmers and TBUT testing,
Lissamine green test, Inflammadry inflammatory marker test, Lacritec oral capsules,
Sterilid Eyelid Cleanser, Bruder Hydrating Compresses

Arhtur Stevens, Katrina Yap, Kate Weller, Ian Clemens, Ed Kosmac, Anna Ramp (Optometrists)
Shop 48c, 134 Condon Street,  Kennington,  VIC, 3550
(03) 5441 8841
Treatments : IPL, Punctal Plugs, Gland probing, Schirmers and TBUT tests, Steroid drops, 
NSAID drops, Azithromycin drops, Tetracyclines, Optimel

John Warren, Amy Chan (Optometrists)
26 Kay Street, Traralgon, VIC 3844
(03) 5174 6788
Treatments : IPL, Optimel honey drops, Meibography, Gland expression which can be photoed or videoed,
Schirmers and TBUT testing, Keratograph, Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Azithromycin drops,
Tetracyclenes, Theratears Omega 3 supplements, Sterilid, Lissamine Green testing


Western Australia

Dr. Andrew Gay, Dr. Janet Viner (Optometrists)
Garden City, WA
Shop 20, Garden City Shopping Centre, Risely St, Booragoon, WA 6154
(08) 9364 7144
Treatments : IPL, Punctal plugs, Blephex, Blephasteam, Gland expression,
Red thread, fluoro break up and non-invasive tear break up tests, 
Steroid drops, NSAID drops, Restasis (compounded), Testosterone drops, Tetracyclines,
Can refer for Scleral lenses




North America

Dr. Michael Dieter (Optometrist)

Dry Eye Clinic, LLC

Arbor Lakes Medical Building

Suite L90, 12000 Elm Creek Blvd

Maple Grove, MN, USA  55369

(763) 416-0919


Dr. Donald Korb (Optometrist)

Korb & Associates

Unit 2, 400 Commonwealth Ave,

Boston, MA, USA

(617) 426-0370


Dr. Paul Jensen (Optometrist)

NWDEC

2285 116th Ave. N.E.
Bellevue, WA, USA

(425) 495-9344


Dr. Richard Maharaj (Optometrist)

eyeLABS Optometry

7900 Hurontario St. Suite 406 
Brampton, ON, Canada

(905) 456-9333