Carmen is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with sub specialty training in glaucoma and cataract. She has a special interest in glaucoma surgery, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and minimally invasive bleb surgery (MIBS) such as the preserflo procedure. She aims to provide her patients with compassionate, patient centred, evidence based care.
Originally from Tasmania, Carmen completed her medical degree at the University of Tasmania. Following her basic medical training, Carmen began pursuing a career in ophthalmology. First she obtained experience as a research fellow at the Tasmanian Eye Institute, prior to embarking on a clinical career at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Victoria, and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Following this she commenced her formal ophthalmology training in South Australia. At completion of basic training, Carmen undertook a fellowship in glaucoma at Westmead Hospital in NSW.
The other side of Carmen:
Carmen is married with one child. She is passionate about health and fitness, and enjoys active past times such as running, playing tennis and walking on the beach with her husband, daughter and golden retriever, Schumi.
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