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Brisbane
(Dr Loane)
Clinic

Brisbane (Dr Loane) Ophthalmology Clinic
  • Call

    07 3736 3012
    FAX : 07 3736 3099

  • Location

    Level 3, 401 Milton Rd
    Auchenflower 4066 qld

  • Hours

    M–F 8.30 am–5 pm

    Sat Closed

    Sun Closed

Book a consultation

Complete the form below and we will contact you to arrange an appointment. You will need to bring a current referral letter from a GP or optometrist to your consultation. If you are interested in laser eye surgery and require a referral letter, an appointment can be arranged with one of our optometrists to organise this.

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IMPORTANT: If you are concerned about your eyes and require an urgent consultation, DO NOT use this form. Please call one of our clinics during office hours or contact your nearest emergency department instead.

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Dr Mark Loane leads a highly experienced team at Vision Eye Institute Brisbane in diagnosing and treating cataracts, glaucoma and retinal and corneal conditions. He also sees patients with a range of more general eye conditions.

Our clinic is located within the recently refurbished RiverCity Private Hospital, allowing immediate access to well-equipped, modern day-surgery facilities. This ensures patient convenience and continuity of care when surgical procedures are required.

Clinic facilities

Along with spacious waiting areas and modern patient amenities, our consulting rooms are fitted with state-of-the-art lasers and equipment to examine, diagnose and treat eye disease. Our technology includes:

  • Heidelberg Spectralis Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT) to aid in diagnosing and monitoring retinal conditions
  • Humphrey Field Analyser 3 for visual field testing in patients who have, or may have, glaucoma
  • Zeiss IOL Master 700 for ultrasound biometry prior to cataract surgery
  • Oculus Pentacam Corneal Topographer to diagnose and monitor corneal conditions
  • Laser technology such as selective laser trabeculoplasty and laser peripheral iridotomy glaucoma for the treatment of glaucoma.

Clinic services

Our clinic provides services for a range of eye conditions, including those outlined below. After your initial consultation, our expert clinical team will be available to answer your questions and assist you in making an informed decision about your eye care.

Cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed eye surgery in the world. It involves keyhole surgery to remove the cloudy lens, which is replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (also called an IOL). The same procedure can be performed on patients without cataracts to correct refractive errors (e.g. short-sightedness, long-sightedness and/or astigmatism) – this surgery is referred to as lens exchange surgery. Dr Loane has expertise in both cataract surgery and lens exchange surgery.

Dr Loane uses the latest technology to measure lens power (including the Zeiss IOL Master 700 and the Zeiss Calisto operating microscope) and offers patients the latest Zeiss lenses to achieve excellent visual outcomes. Most of the time, he can help patients to get rid of their glasses.

Cataract surgery takes less than 30 minutes and is performed at RiverCity Private Hospital.

Glaucoma treatment

Although no cure exists for glaucoma, there are a number of treatments available to slow or control vision loss caused by damage to your eye (optic) nerve.

Glaucoma is most commonly caused by increased pressure inside your eye (intraocular pressure), so the first treatment option is usually medicated eye drops to reduce the pressure.

If alternative treatment is necessary, Dr Loane may perform laser treatment or surgery to reduce the pressure inside your eye. Laser treatment (e.g. selective laser trabeculoplasty and laser peripheral iridotomy) is quick and painless and can be performed in our clinic.

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (e.g. iStent) improves fluid drainage from the eye. The procedure is combined with cataract surgery and performed in the on-site day surgery. Other types of glaucoma surgery (e.g. filtration surgery) are performed as day procedures under local anaesthesia at RiverCity Private Hospital.

Corneal procedures

Dr Loane manages a range of conditions that affect the cornea and front of the eye, such as iritis, corneal ulcers, corneal erosion, corneal infections and pterygium (Surfer’s Eye). Some minor corneal treatments are carried out in our clinic consulting or treatment rooms, but most are performed at RiverCity Private Hospital.

Retinal procedures

Using the latest diagnostic equipment, Dr Loane can assess the health of a patient’s retina, and diagnose and monitor retinal conditions. Patients may need to be referred to a retinal specialist for certain retinal treatments or surgery.

Clinic team

Doctor Partners

Support staff

Shirley Saunders Practice manager
Anthony Kelly Clinic team
Sabine Cloots Clinic team
Resources

Getting here

By car

If you’re travelling by public transport, the Bus route 470 stops opposite the hospital at the corner of Milton Road and Grimes St (stop 10). Auchenflower train station (Ipswich/Springfield line) is a 5-minute walk away.

By public transport

Our clinic is close to public transport. Bus route 470 stops opposite our clinic on Milton Road (stop 10), and Auchenflower Railway Station is a 5-minute walk away.

Disability access

For people with limited mobility, there is a dedicated drop-off zone on level 2 of the multi-level carpark (including lift access to our clinic).

Have a question?

IMPORTANT: If you are concerned about your eyes and require an urgent consultation, DO NOT use this form. Please call one of our clinics during office hours or contact your nearest emergency department.