Why choose Eye Laser Specialists?

The only clinic in the whole of Melbourne to provide the very latest touch-free laser vision correction procedures to help active people of all ages achieve freedom from glasses and contact lenses

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How we compare

  • We make it possible for you to start experiencing amazing natural vision tailored to your lifestyle. Right. Now.
  • We’re the only clinic in Melbourne to offer SMILE, the very latest, 3rd generation laser eye surgery

  • We’re also the only clinic in the region to offer our patients the opportunity to ditch their reading glasses with PRESBYOND laser blended vision
  • We’re fun! Of course, we’re very serious about achieving outstanding results for our patients, but we make sure you have fun in the process

The dream team

Our experienced and highly-trained team are devoted to ensuring you feel comfortable and well-informed throughout your entire journey to glasses and contact lens freedom

Dr Anton van Heerden

MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Refractive Surgeon, Melbourne

Dr Anton van Heerden has been practising as a fully-qualified Ophthalmologist/Eye Surgeon in Melbourne for over a decade.

His extensive experience includes further specialised study in cataract and refractive procedures, including LASIK, SMILE®, PRK, and lens-based techniques. He also serves as the Head of Surgical Ophthalmology Services at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne.

Dr Van Heerden has successfully established and directed multiple eye clinics throughout Melbourne, with Eye Laser Specialists his newest and most modern practice, equipped with the latest innovative refractive surgery technology out of Germany.

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Dr Edward Roufail

PHD, RANZCO
Ophthalmologist, Melbourne

Dr Edward Roufial is an experienced Ophthalmologist with expertise in complicated intra-ocular surgeries. In 2005, he acquired FRANZCO and since then has completed multiple advanced surgical retinal training fellowships in England, New Zealand and Australia. Dr Roufail performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year including cataract, retinal and macular surgeries. His special interests include retinal detachment, diabetic eye disease, surgical macular disease, cataract and refractive surgery.

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The team

Our entire team is experienced and highly-trained. We have a strong focus on ensuring you feel comfortable and well-informed throughout your entire journey to spectacle and contact lens freedom. Dr van Heerden is supported by skilled clinicians, all of which have optometry and orthoptics training and will play an important role in discussing your visual needs, answering any questions you may have, and offering clinical guidance. They will also be a part of ensuring the most successful outcome for you, post-surgery.

The dream team

Our experienced and highly-trained team are devoted to ensuring you feel comfortable and well-informed throughout your entire journey to glasses and contact lens freedom

Dr Anton Van Heerden

MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Refractive Surgeon, Melbourne

Dr Anton van Heerden has been practising as a fully-qualified Ophthalmologist/Eye Surgeon in Melbourne for over a decade.

His extensive experience includes further specialised study in cataract and refractive procedures, including LASIK, SMILE®, PRK, and lens-based techniques. He also serves as the Head of Surgical Ophthalmology Services at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne.

Dr van Heerden has successfully established and directed multiple eye clinics throughout Melbourne, with Eye Laser Specialists his newest and most modern practice, equipped with the latest innovative refractive surgery technology out of Germany.

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Edward Roufail

PHD, RANZCO
Ophthalmologist, Melbourne

Dr Edward Roufial is an experienced Ophthalmologist with expertise in complicated intra-ocular surgeries. In 2005, he acquired FRANZCO and since then has completed multiple advanced surgical retinal training fellowships in England, New Zealand and Australia. Dr Roufail performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year including cataract, retinal and macular surgeries. His special interests include retinal detachment, diabetic eye disease, surgical macular disease, cataract and refractive surgery.

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The team

Our entire team is experienced and highly-trained. We have a strong focus on ensuring you feel comfortable and well-informed throughout your entire journey to spectacle and contact lens freedom. Dr van Heerden is supported by skilled clinicians, all of which have optometry and orthoptics training and will play an important role in discussing your visual needs, answering any questions you may have, and offering clinical guidance. They will also be a part of ensuring the most successful outcome for you, post-surgery.

Take this quick quiz to discover if you could escape the barrier of glasses and contact lenses

Take this quiz to find out if you could be free from glasses or contacts

Not everyone can benefit from laser eye treatment – your options change depending on your eyes, age and lifestyle. Find out which type of treatment is right for you by taking this quick 2 min quiz:

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What our patients say...

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Lovely staff, great facilities, eye surgery went smoothly – definitely recommend!

Kate Luscombe

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I’ve now got better than 2020 vision. No more glasses for me! I’m extremely pleased with the results.

Ash Redward

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Dr. Anton and his team have been nothing short of amazing through my journey in achieving better than 20-20 vision. Thank you!

Trish Toth

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Professional, thorough and gentle. Have been commending Dr Anton and the team to all my friends and family!

Zac Puplett

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Take the first step towards a life free from glasses and contacts

Take the first step towards a life free from glasses and contacts

The best way to find out if LASIK or SMILE laser eye surgery is right for you is to have a free initial appointment. You’ll get a clear answer from me on your suitability and treatment options

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About the expert

Dr Anton van Heerden, MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Laser Eye Surgeon

Based in Melbourne, but with a reputation that transcends borders, Dr Van Heerden sets the highest bar for laser vision correction surgery in Australia. While his skills and experience are second to none, it is his fun, caring and down to earth nature that truly set’s him apart from the rest. You can sit back and enjoy the journey knowing every detail has been carefully considered.

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