Dr Georgia Cleary
MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCO, FRCOphth (London)
Cataract / Corneal Diseases & Surgery / Laser Vision Correction
Dr Georgia Cleary is a fellowship trained cornea specialist with a research interest in cataract surgery and intraocular lenses. She has completed two subspecialty fellowships in cornea and external eye diseases, at the internationally renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and then the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne. During these fellowships she has trained in corneal surgery including corneal transplantation, anterior segment surgery and complex cataract surgery.
Georgia is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, where she works in the Corneal Unit, Acute Ophthalmology and Surgical Ophthalmology Services. She manages adults and children in her subspecialist and general ophthalmology practice. She is recognised by CASA as a Designated Aviation Ophthalmologist.
She qualified as a specialist ophthalmologist in London after 6 years of training within the London Speciality School of Ophthalmology, rotating through NHS hospitals in London, Surrey, and Kent, UK. During her specialist training she was awarded the Royal College of Ophthalmologist Crombie in the part 1 membership examination.
Her research background lies in cataract surgery and intraocular lens design. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia, in collaboration with Kings College London and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London where her research was undertaken. Her work from this thesis was awarded numerous prizes at conferences in the UK, Europe, and the USA.
She completed her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Western Australia, passing with honours.
Georgia lives locally and has two young boys.