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All the better to see

Day Surgery Unit

Cataract & Retinal Surgery

OCT-A ( ZIESS AngioPlex OCT Angiogrpahy )

Glaucoma Management

Macular Diseases

Management of Diabetic Eye Disease 


Higgins Street Specialist Practice was established in 1980 to provide Penrith with local ophthalmologists and psychiatrists.

Initially a specialist ophthalmic service at Woodriffe St, Penrith, we expanded to include a psychiatric facility in 1982. Our practice moved to our current purpose-built premises in 1987.




  • Cataract surgery

  • Injections for macular diseases

  • Glaucoma treatment

  • Retinal surgery

  • Management of diabetic eye disease

  • Day Surgery

  • OCT-A Zeiss Angio-Plex  (OCT Angiohrpahy)

Psychiatry Services

We have three consultant psychiatrists who provide a range of general psychiatry services.

Our skilled psychiatrists are well-versed with medico-legal assessment as well as veteran's assessment. They are able to provide comprehensive 

Head of Vitreoretinal surgery at Westmead Hospital
Australian Member of the Order (AM) recipient
Specialist in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
Dr. Jay Chandra


Dr. Jay Chandra received a Member of the Order (AM) for his work as an ophthalmologist and to the international community through eye care programs

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