DR JOSEPH SAN LAUREANO

 

Joseph San LaureanoDr San Laureano is a specialist ophthalmologist. 

He is a principle at Melbourne Eye Centre and a senior consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Dr San Laureano specialises in cataract, refractive, glaucoma and laser eye surgery.

He has a special interest in minimimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and was one of the first to be trained in MIGS in Victoria.

He was intially trained in cataract and glaucoma and then undertook further training in refractive surgery. Currently he specialises in vision correction, cataract and pterygium surgery in addition to glaucoma

Dr San Laureano is trained in the most progressive techniques currently available in cataract surgery including femtosecond laser cataract surgery as well as conventional cataract surgery, topical anaesthesia, laser guided lens alignment and sutureless surgery. 

He is also trained in LASIK, PRK and Refractive Lens Exchange which are procedures to correct myopia hyperopia and astigmatism

He is one of the few surgeons in Melbourne to be certified in the Implantable Collamer Lens.

He is certified to implant the iStent, Hydrus microstent and the Xen gel  stent.

Dr San Laureano holds degrees in Science and Medicine from Monash University and a Masters degree in glaucoma from the University of Melbourne.

He completed his ophthalmology training in Sydney at the Prince of Wales hospital which was formerly under the direction of Professor Fred Hollows.

His fellows year was in glaucoma, also in Sydney.

Dr San Laureano is a lecturer and examiner for the Victorian College of Optometry at the University of Melbourne and is involved in teaching of surgical techniques to ophthalmology trainees at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand college of ophthalmologists, a member of The Australian Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society and of The European Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society

 

 

 

Dr San Laureano operatingQUALIFICATIONS 

 

Bachelor of Science BSc
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery MBBS
Masters of Medicine MMed
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology FRANZCO
Diploma of Illustrative Photography DiPhotog

 

 

 

 AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
  • Member of the Australian Associations of Ophthalmologists

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