Dr Eric Mayer has many years of experience in routine and complex ophthalmic surgery. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all retinal conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retinal vein occlusion and macular hole. Dr Mayer provides both medical and surgical treatment of these conditions, with expertise in vitreoretinal surgery, laser treatment and eye (intravitreal) injections. In addition to treating retinal conditions, Dr Mayer is a cataract surgeon, with considerable experience in traditional (manual) and laser cataract surgery.
Since completing his PhD in the field of neural transplantation, Dr Mayer has maintained an interest in research. The retina has been one of his main areas of research. He has investigated the clinical aspect of medical and surgical retinal disease, as well as retinal cell biology. In addition, he has conducted research in the field of central nervous system repair and regeneration, and he has an ongoing interest in stem and progenitor cells, having been involved in the early work in this field.
Dr Mayer has 50 peer-reviewed publications as well as book chapters and contributions to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and other books.