Get to know Dr Edward Roufail

An experienced Ophthalmologist that performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year

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Get to know Dr Edward Roufail

An experienced Ophthalmologist that performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year

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Information about Dr Edward Roufail

Dr Edward Roufail is a director of Eye Laser Specialists. He is an experienced Ophthalmologist having acquired FRANZCO in 2005. He completed multiple advanced surgical retinal training fellowships in England, New Zealand and Australia.

He has a unique skill set with special interests in cataract, refractive and vitreo retinal surgery and can offer treatment for retinal detachment, diabetic eye disease, surgical macular disease, complex and routine cataract surgery.

In addition Dr Roufail offers state-of-the-art refractive surgery utilising the latest SMILE technology exclusive to his practise in Melbourne.

PHD, RANZCO

Dr Roufail is an expert in complicated intraocular surgeries. He performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year. These include cataract, retinal and macular surgeries.

Dr Roufail is one of the clinical directors of four practises in Victoria – Eye Laser Specialists, Armadale Eye Clinic, Mornington Peninsula Eye Clinic and Melbourne Retina Associates.

Dr Edward Roufail’s special interests include retinal detachment, diabetic eye disease, surgical macular disease, cataract and refractive surgery.

  • Monash University: MBBS
  • Melbourne University: PHD
  • RVEEH FRANZCO: Ophthalmology
  • Advanced surgical training UK, New Zealand, and Australia
  • London Vision Clinic: Refractive surgery course

International grant: SANDOS juvenile diabetes financial grant, Hugh Knowles Puckel research bursary

Dr Edward Roufail has produced over 17 peer reviewed publications.

He is also actively involved in teaching Retinal Surgical Fellows and Ophthalmology Registrars at RVEEH.

  • FRANCZO
  • ANZSRS
  • ASRS
  • ESCRS

Dr Edward Roufail has established multiple state-of-the-art Ophthalmic practices in Melbourne.

He is also a member of the Vitreo-retinal unit at RVEEH.

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About the expert

Dr Edward Roufail, FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Laser Eye Surgeon

As an experienced eye surgeon, Dr Edward Roufail has expertise in performing corneal refractive procedures, including SMILE, LASIK, PRK and Presbyond. He’s passionate about improving his patients’ eyesight through laser vision correction. Dr Roufail established Melbourne’s newest and most technologically advanced laser vision correction centre. He’s one of only two surgeons to offer SMILE in Victoria (making him one of the most experienced SMILE surgeons in the state), and he’s one of the first to offer Presbyond in Australia.

Edward has obtained a high level of surgical training in Australia, and overseas. Having obtained his FRANZCO in 2005, he has completed multiple fellowships in retinal surgery in Australia, New Zealand and England, in addition to advanced laser vision correction training at the London Vision Clinic with Professor Dan Reinstein.

Edward has performed thousands of cataract, retinal and macular surgeries and routinely, performs over 500 intraocular surgeries a year, including MFIOL and ICL. He is passionate about using the latest technology to deliver the best outcomes for patients.

As a member of AUSCRS (Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons), it’s no wonder Edward is particularly interested in cataractand refractive surgery, not to mention having a keen interest in retinal detachments, diabetic eye diseases, and surgical macular disease.

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