Tauranga Eye Specialists offers a comprehensive eye service utilising the latest technological advances available to care for the health of your eyes. Every member of our team, from the doctors to our experienced technicians, reception and administration staff, is dedicated to your eye health. Our clinical, diagnostic and treatment services include:
Civil Aviation Authority vision medical assessment
driving vision assessment
glaucoma laser surgery
inpatients at Tauranga and Whakatane Hospitals
intraocular pressure measurement
macula and optic nerve imaging
paediatric eye health and vision
presurgical eye evaluation
refractive surgery assessment and refractive lens surgery
screening and treatment for all eye diseases such as cataract, glaucoma and macular degeneration
strabismus and squint surgery
treatment of eye injury
visual field testing including peripheral vision
YAG and retinal laser.
Laser refractive surgery is not performed at Tauranga Eye Specialists but referral can be arranged.
Our on-site modern day stay facilities incorporate 2 fully equipped operating theatres with state-of-the-art equipment that includes the Centurion Vision System for cataract surgery and the Constellation Vision System for vitreoretinal surgery. Our internationally trained fully qualified specialists cover a range of subspecialty surgery including cataract, glaucoma, eyelid, paediatric and retinal surgery.
Tauranga Eye Specialists provide a retinal screening service for all with diabetes under contract to the Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisations.
Penny Adams independently consults as an optometrist at Tauranga Eye Specialists.
Penny primarily deals in contact lens fitting and aftercare.
Please note that neither Penny nor Tauranga Eye Specialists sell glasses.
Bachelor of Science, BSc, University of Victoria, 1977
Bachelor of Optometry with Honours, BOptom (Hons), University of NSW, 1980
Certificate in Ocular Pharmacology, University of Auckland, 2003
Auckland Programme in Ocular Therapeutics, 2004
Contact lens fitting (soft, rigid and hybrid) in the fields of
NZ Association of Optometrists
Cornea and Contact Lens Society of NZ