Dr Andrew Kaines
Medical Retina & Cataract Specialist
MBBS, MPHC, FRANZCO
Dr Andrew Kaines is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the macula and retina, as well as cataract surgery.Refer a patient
Dr Andrew Kaines is a specialist ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon, with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of the macula and retina, including macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He is also an experienced cataract surgeon, performing hundreds of operations every year.
After completing ophthalmology training at Prince of Wales Hospital, Dr Kaines spent several years in sought after international medical retina fellowship positions at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, and the Jules Stein Institute UCLA, in California. It was during this time that Andrew worked alongside world-renowned retinal experts, and was able to sharpen his skills in diagnosing, and treating macula, and retinal diseases.
Since returning to Australia, Dr Kaines was appointed to a Medical Retina sub-specialty position at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
He has been involved in leading edge research into new treatments and diagnostic techniques for diabetes, macular degeneration, branch retinal vein occlusions, central retinal vein occlusions, and central serous retinopathy, and continues to be a part of ongoing research with several centres here in Australia.
He performs a number of procedures, including intravitreal anti-VEGF injections for the treatment of a number of conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, and pan-retinal photocoagulation for diabetic retinopathy.
- FRANZCO (2007)
- Masters of Primary Health Care, Flinders University (2002)
- MBBS, University of Adelaide (1998)
Training & Research
- Medical Retina Fellowship, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, California (2009)
- Medical Retinal Fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (2008)
- Medical Retinal Fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (2007)
Dr Kaines is accredited to perform cataract surgery at the following hospitals:
- Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown