Looking for an ophthalmologist in Sydney?

An ophthalmologist, or eye doctor, is a specialist medical practitioner who has completed firstly a medical degree and then further training in ophthalmology.

Here at Ashfield Eye Clinic in Sydney’s inner west, our personalised and best practice care is provided by ophthalmologist Dr Den, with the assistance of orthoptists and nurses.

It’s our mission to provide modern, up-to-date medical care in a compassionate way and in a welcoming environment.

What is an orthoptist?

Orthoptists have a Science degree and study medical technology and eye science. They are experts at examining children, assessing vision and visual function and carrying out diagnostic procedures.

Ophthalmologists can work collaboratively with your optometrist

Optometrists, usually work autonomously, but sometimes also work within ophthalmic clinics. They are skilled in assessment of the status of vision and in the prescription of glasses and fitting of contact lenses.

They are able to diagnosis eye conditions and initiate management in consultation with an ophthalmologist. They can share care collaboratively with ophthalmologists.

How an ophthalmologist can help

There are a broad range of conditions of the eye affecting vision, comfort, appearance and wellbeing. As well as many important eye conditions which can affect general health and many general health conditions which can affect the eye.

An ophthalmologist has the background and experience to make these connections and understand you, the patient, as a whole.

The term ‘holistic’ in medicine refers to a comprehensive view and understanding of a patient’s needs, conditions and life circumstances.

An eye diagnosis can often help in the understanding of a patient’s general health.

Who can be seen by an ophthalmologist?

Any patient may book to be seen at our clinic. A referral from either an optometrist or a general practitioner is required in order to receive a rebate from Medicare.

Get in touch for your eye surgery needs


We pride ourselves in high level of patient care, aiming to provide each patient with individualised attention from your first consultation and well beyond your eye surgery recovery.


Laser, microscopic and plastic surgical treatment of a broad range of eye conditions.


Surgery to decrease dependence on glasses and contact lenses.


Mon – Fri
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat – Sun


Located conveniently in the centre of Ashfield (opposite the Holder Street entrance to Ashfield Mall), the clinic is only 5 minutes from the train station.

Ground Floor, 2 Holder St
Ashfield, Sydney, NSW 2131

Ashfield Eye Clinic is a well-established laser eye surgery practice in Sydney's Inner West suburb, and conveniently accessible from Sydney CBD by train.


Located conveniently in the centre of Ashfield (opposite the Holder Street entrance to Ashfield Mall), the clinic is only 5 minutes from the train station.

Ground Floor, 2 Holden St,
Ashfield, Sydney, NSW 2131


Mon - Tue 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed - Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - Sun Closed

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