Health and wellbeing blogs

At St John of God Health Care we know your health journey can be a complex one. Our blogs, written by our trusted experts, can help you find out more about your health condition, what to expect when you come for care, treatment or surgery and how to improve your wellbeing.
At St John of God Health Care we know your health journey can be a complex one. Our blogs, written by our trusted experts, can help you find out more about your health condition, what to expect when you come for care, treatment or surgery and how to improve your wellbeing.
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Farokh Irani - Ophthalmologist

Farokh Irani works at St John of God Bendigo Hospital and has 21 years' surgical experience with highly successful outcomes. He has performed over 15,000 cataract procedures. He uses an atraumatic technique with instant vision all under local aesthetic.

He was sub-specialist trained in cataract and refractive surgery in the USA, London and Israel and trained in eye surgery in Sydney. He has a medical degree from Melbourne University with Honours. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and a member of the Australian, American and European society of cataract / refractive surgeons.

He is a regular contributor to international and local meetings. Mr Irani has a major role training junior eye doctors and travels to third world counties to restore sight to the desperately poor. He pioneered low-stress cataract surgery with no needle and no stitch which allows patients to walk in and walk out with no eye pad or covering afterwards and sight restored immediately.

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