About Dr Rachel Barnes
Dr Barnes is a ophthalmologist with a special interest in retinal disorders.
She completed her medical and ophthalmology training in Auckland and Waikato, followed by 1 year studying and working at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, and 6 months at St Pauls Eye Unit in Liverpool.
As well as being a founding member of the Retina Specialists group, Dr Barnes also works at Greenlane Hospital eye department and is an honorary clinical lecturer at Auckland University department of Ophthalmology.
She has been involved in a number of research projects and is a reviewer for the journal: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Dr Barnes is currently the New Zealand representative on the committee of the Australian and New Zealand society of retinal specialists.
Areas of Specialisation
Medical Retina Specialist, Retinal Laser Treatment, Therapy for Age Related Maculopathy, Cataract Surgery, General Ophthalmology, Diabetic Retinopathy
Cataract surgery, Chalazion or tarsal cyst removal, Consultations and assessments, Electroretinography, Fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography, Fundus photography, Intravitreal injections, Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Photocoagulation of the retina or pan retinal laser, Pterygium or pinguecula surgery, Retinal photography, Visual evoked potential, Visual field tests, YAG laser capsulotomy
MBChB (Auckland) 1994, FRANZCO 2000,
Medical Retina Fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hosp, London