School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology consists of 50 staff and students and is headed by Professor Charles McGhee. Our teaching and research programmes focus on the clinical, cellular and molecular aspects of the visual system. Ophthalmology offers students an excellent opportunity for training in both clinical Ophthalmology and biomedical vision research.
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Our department is involved in a range of medical and science teaching programmes.
Our department undertakes internationally recognised clinical and scientific research.
Over 50 clinicians, scientists, technicians, and support staff work in our department.
Our staff and students have published over 1000 articles and books since 1995.
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The New Zealand National Eye Centre (NZ-NEC) is the culmination of more than eight years of collaboration and planning between many researchers in the field of ophthalmology, optometry, eye health and visual sciences in the University of Auckland.