MQ Health - Macquarie University

Dr Helen Do

Subspeciality: Medical Retina, Cataract Surgery and General Ophthalmology.

Dr Helen Do is an ophthalmic surgeon specialising in medical retina and cataract surgery. She graduated medicine from the University of New South Wales with first class honours and gained a Master of Medicine in Ophthalmic Science at University of Sydney, during which she wrote a treatise on retinal vein occlusions. She completed her ophthalmology training through the Sydney Eye Hospital program including training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Liverpool Hospital. She also performed outreach programs to rural Northern Territory based from Royal Darwin Hospital. This was followed by further training in complex cataract surgery and acute ophthalmology at Concord Hospital during her fellowship year. She underwent a medical retina fellowship in Sydney as a Bayer Medical Retina Fellow. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and dedicates time to ongoing research, with current projects in diabetic retinopathy and optical coherence tomography angiography.

Dr Do is a staff specialist at Westmead Hospital where she is actively involved with registrar teaching. She is also a clinical lecturer at Macquarie University and the University of Sydney.

Dr Do manages patients with medical retina conditions including medical, laser and injection management of patients with diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular conditions and other macular and retinal diseases. She performs cataract and pterygium surgery and manages patients with acute and general ophthalmology conditions.