Dr Kaliopy Matheos

Glaucoma and Refractive Cataract Surgery

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Dr Kaliopy Matheos

Glaucoma and Refractive Cataract surgery

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“I am passionate about empowering people to live fuller lives through better sight.”

– Dr Kaliopy Matheos, BSc MSc MBChB FRANZCO

Dr Kaliopy Matheos’s professional background

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Dr Kaliopy Matheos is a New Zealand-trained Ophthalmologist with international subspecialist training in Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Surgery.

Dr Matheos completed her Medical Training & graduated from the University of Otago School of Medicine in 2009. After completing her Ophthalmology training in New Zealand, she was appointed as the Clinical Fellow of Glaucoma & Anterior Segment Surgery at the University of Toronto in Canada. Here she gained a vast amount of international surgical experience in both glaucoma and complex cataract surgery under the guidance of an internationally acclaimed glaucoma team.

Dr Matheos is also enthusiastic about progressing ophthalmic care through the field of research. In 2012, she was granted the role of the optic nerve and glaucoma research fellow at the University of Auckland, under the guidance of Professor Helen Danesh-Meyer. She has presented research at several international conferences and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr Matheos is a great communicator and has an empathetic approach to her patients. She is passionate about ensuring she provides the most up-to-date and the highest quality of care for her patients.

Training and principal qualifications:
  • BSc / MSc (University of Otago)
  • MBChB ( University of Otago)
  • Junior Research Fellow; Optic Nerve & Glaucoma (University of Auckland)
  • Clinical Fellowship in Glaucoma (University of Auckland)
  • Clinical Fellowship in Glaucoma & Anterior Segment Surgery (University of Toronto)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO)
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Refractive Cataract surgery
  • Pterygium surgery
When Kaliopy isn’t at work, she loves spending time with her husband. They like to keep active & explore the outdoors, and are both avid snowboarders & wakeboarders. Kaliopy also loves to cook, a passion which she attributes to her Greek Heritage.
    • Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO)
    • Honorary Research Fellow in Ophthalmology – University of Auckland
    • Consultant Ophthalmologist – Auckland and Waitakere District Health Boards
    • ANZGIG – Australian New Zealand glaucoma interest group
    • APGS – Asia pacific glaucoma society
    • WGA – World Glaucoma Association
Glaucoma surgery
  • Glaucoma laser – Selective laser trabeculoplasty – Laser Iridotomy – Iridoplasty – Cyclodiode/Micropulse
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
  • Complex glaucoma surgery (Trabeculectomy, Drainage Tube surgery)
Cataract surgery
  • No-needle anaesthetic – small, sutureless incision technique – astigmatism-correcting lens implants – multifocal lens implant -relaxed surgery with sedation provided by consultant anaesthetists if requested
  • Combined cataract and glaucoma surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery – sutureless techniques for a safe and quick recovery

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Discover if you could be free from glasses and contacts

Everyone deserves a life free from glasses and contacts, but not everyone is suitable. The best way to find out if vision correction is right for you is to book a free laser assessment. You’ll get a clear and honest answer on your suitability and treatment options.

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