Dr Ed Hauptman
MBBS (Melb) FRACS FRANZCO
Dr Ed Hauptman, specialist ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1981 and later trained in Ophthalmology at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.
He subsequently held a postgraduate position at Harvard, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for twelve months furthering his knowledge in general ophthalmology and ocular pathology.
On return to Australia he trained in minimally invasive, small incision cataract surgery and was one of the first surgeons in Victoria to perform topical anaesthesia with the clear corneal technique.
He has an appointment to the neuro-ophthalmology clinic of the RVEEH since 2007 and has a special interest in neuro-ophthalmology.
He hold appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and have been a past Chairman of the Eye Section of the Eye and Ear Hospital for 3 years.
He has performed over 15,000 cataract surgeries over 25 years of experience and performs mainly phaco-chop technique under topical anaesthetic. He has a speical interest in multi-focal and toric implants. He is a regular presenter at the Australian Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Neuro=-Ophthalmic Society of Australia