Dr Antony Clark, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCO

“Every day I meet fascinating people with interesting and often challenging eye problems. It’s very rewarding to help make a difference in people’s lives.”

Dr Antony Clark is a consultant ophthalmologist at the Lions Eye Institute and at Sir Charles Gairdner and Perth Children’s Hospitals. He specialises in strabismus, glaucoma and cataract surgery and paediatric ophthalmology.

Dr Clark completed his ophthalmology training in Western Australia before undertaking two years of sub-speciality fellowship training at the University of Toronto in Canada. His first fellowship was in glaucoma and anterior segment surgery, and the second in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the university’s world-renowned Hospital for Sick Children. Dr Clark has a PhD in public health and continues his interests in epidemiology and clinical ophthalmic research. He is the author of several peer-reviewed articles.

Dr Clark has many research interests and leads the WA ATOM (Atropine for the Treatment of Myopia) Study into childhood myopia. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science at The University of Western Australia.

Areas of clinical specialty

  • Cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Strabismus

Research interests

  • Glaucoma
  • Childhood myopia
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic epidemiology
  • Health outcomes research

Professional Achievements

  • Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada (2015-2016)
  • Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Surgery Fellowship, University of Toronto, Canada (2014-2015)
  • PhD in Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia (2007-2014) – awarded with Chancellor’s Commendation

Professional memberships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Australian Society of Ophthalmologists
  • American Academy of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Australian Medical Association

Current hospital/university affiliations

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Perth Children’s Hospital
  • Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Western Australia

Board memberships

Lions Eye Institute board member

Dr Antony Clark, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCO
Dr Antony Clark, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCO

Paediatrics & Strabismus, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery,

Areas of Expertise

Cataract surgery, Glaucoma surgery, Paediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus


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