About Dr David Squirrell
David graduated from Sheffield Medical School in the UK in 1995, completing his general Ophthalmology training in South Yorkshire before embarking on a series of UK and overseas sub-specialty fellowships in the field of Medical retina.
David first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa in 2005 and has been employed as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Greenlane Hospital specializing in the management of retinovascular and macular disease since 2009. David also holds an honorary position with the University of Auckland and is the Lead Ophthalmologist for the Auckland Diabetic Eye Screening Service.
David continues to be actively involved in retinal research; his current research interests include retinal imaging and new therapeutics for MD and Diabetic retinopathy.
David consults in all areas of general and acute ophthalmology, including cataract surgery.
Macular Disease including Macular Degeneration
Medical Retina which encompasses the assessment and treatment of Macular and Retinal disease including, Macular degeneration, Retinal vein Occlusion, Diabetic retinopathy.
Cataract surgery, Chalazion or tarsal cyst removal, Consultations and assessments, Corneal topography, Fluorescein angiography, Fundus photography, Intravitreal injections, Laser iridotomy, Laser trabeculoplasty, Minor eyelid surgery, Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Pan retinal laser, Photocoagulation of the retina, Selective or micropulse laser trabeculoplasty, Syringing of tear ducts or lacrimal probe, Visual field tests, YAG laser capsulotomy