About A/Prof Andrea Vincent
Andrea is a Consultant Ophthalmologistat Retina Specialists, at Greenlane Eye Clinic, Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand, and Senior Lecturer at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Auckland where she established an Ocular Genetic laboratory facility with research underway into the genetics of retinal and corneal dystrophies, keratoconus, glaucoma and lid abnormalities. As the only molecularly trained Ophthalmologist in New Zealand, she reviews patients from all over New Zealand, particularly with inherited retinal dystrophies.
Andrea is involved in teaching Medical and Optometry students and Ophthalmology trainees, an examiner for the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Section Editor for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and on the Board of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia.
Areas of Specialisation
- Ocular Genetics
- Hereditary Eye Disease
- Paediatric Ophthalmology
- General Ophthalmology
- Cataract Surgery
- Medical Retina
Cataract surgery, Chalazion or tarsal cyst removal, Consultations and assessments, Electronic eye scan, Electrophysiology, Fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography, Fundus photography, Intravitreal injections, Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Pan retinal laser, Photocoagulation of the retina, Pterygium or pinguecula surgery, Visual evoked potential, Visual field tests, YAG laser capsulotomy
BHB, MBChB, FRANZCO 1999, MD 2013
I undertook medical training at Auckland Medical School, and vocational Ophthalmology training in Auckland and Hamilton. Subsequently I undertook fellowship training at the RVEEH in Melbourne, Australia, and two years as the inaugural Ocular Genetic Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada with Drs Elise Heon and Alex Levin. I qualified with a Doctorate in Medicine in 2013.
Hospitals Practising at
Eye Department, Greenlane Hosp,
Columba at Ascot,
Associate Professor, University of Auckland