Specialist Eye Doctors in NSW

Dr James Jabbour, MBBS BScMed MPH FRANZCO, is the lead ophthalmologist at Sydney Eye Specialists.

Dr James Jabbour, Lead Ophthalmologist at Sydney Eye Specialists

MBBS B.Sc(med) Mph Franzco
Ophthalmic Surgeon and Medical Retina Specialist

As the lead ophthalmologist at Sydney Eye Specialists, Dr Jabbour is an Ophthalmic Surgeon & Medical Retinal Specialist who has expertise in all areas of general ophthalmology including Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery, and Retinal/Glaucoma Laser procedures. He completed a Medical Retina Fellowship at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, United Kingdom (the teaching Hospital of Oxford University) in 2012.

He specialises in conditions such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Vein Occlusion, and Cataracts.

He is one of a small number of ophthalmologists in Australasia with experience in a specialised form of non-scarring macular laser therapy known as ‘micropulse’.

Micropulse laser therapy is a repeatable and safer form of macular laser treatment for macular oedema related to Diabetes or Retinal Vein Occlusion.  Dr Jabbour also has an interest in Laser Cataract Surgery and has worked with Professor Zoltan Nagy, the first surgeon in the world to perform this procedure.

Dr. Jabbour underwent his core specialty training in Ophthalmology through Sydney Eye Hospital and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.  He also has a Masters of Public Health from the University of Sydney and is a medical graduate from the University of New South Wales.

Dr. Jabbour has been a treating investigator in several Multicentre International Randomized Clinical Trials and has multiple peer reviewed publications.  He has also tutored registrars, general practitioners, optometrists, and medical students through the Universities of Oxford (UK), Sydney, and New South Wales. Dr. Jabbour regularly attends international ophthalmology meetings and is at the forefront of the management of Medical Retina disorders and cataract surgery, having trained abroad with international experts in these fields. He is an international member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, and the European Society of Retina Specialists.

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To Set up A Consultation for Your Eye Care Appointment, Call Sydney Eye Specialists on 02 9744 8470 (Burwood) or 02 9682 5302 (Merrylands).

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