About Dr Kolin Foo
Dr Foo graduated from the University of Otago in 1993 and subsequently received his ophthalmic training in Wellington and became a Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO) in 2002. He underwent two further years of subspecialty training in Melbourne and Manchester before returning to Wellington.
Dr Foo has a special interest in the areas of micro-incisional cataract surgery and treatment of retinal diseases. He was the first person to introduce photodynamic therapy (PDT) to Wellington for the treatment of macular degeneration. He uses the most up-to-date and effective medical and surgical treatments for retinal disorders.
He currently works as a consultant ophthalmologist and a senior lecturer at Wellington Hospital and consults privately from The Terrace Eye Centre, Boulcott Clinic (Lower Hutt) and Masterton.
Other languages spoken: Chinese
Areas of Specialisation
General Ophthalmology, Medical & Surgical Retina, Cataract Surgery
MBChB (Otago) 1993, FRANZCO 2002
Current membership of professional/other bodies
Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
New Zealand Save Sight Society
European Society of Retinal Specialists
Hospitals Practising at
Appointments are on a referral basis from either your Optometrist, GP, or another Specialist.
When coming to your appointment, please remember to bring all your glasses with you. If you are a contact lens wearer, please bring your lens case with you as we will most likely require you to remove your lenses so we can examine your eye at your appointment.