We are based in the Williamstown Centre, Ardkeen Waterford and run by Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeons Janice Brady and John Doris. Our aim is to provide the highest quality specialist ophthalmology (eye) and aesthetic (face) treatments to people in the South-East and beyond. We see our patients as people, who deserve individualised and exceptional care. John and Janice bring the benefits of more than 15 years experience each in ophthalmology and extensive international sub-specialist training to the practice. You can read their profiles below.
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Janice graduated from University College Dublin with a First Class Honours degree in Medicine and brings nearly 20 years experience to the clinic. She completed her specialist training in ophthalmic surgery in Ireland and went on to undertake three separate advanced surgical fellowships to hone her expertise, firstly concentrating on Cataract and Refractive surgery in the Mater Private Hospital. At Manchester Royal Hospital she specialised in Glaucoma, developing her skills in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, utilising modern techniques to lower intraocular pressure with reduced complication rates.
Finally she underwent advanced Oculoplastics training in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin and Salisbury Oculoplastics Unit in the UK with internationally renowned specialists in the field. These comprised of comprehensive grounding in reconstructive and cosmetic approaches and she became fascinated with innovative nonsurgical approaches to face rejuvenation, using botulinum injections and fillers for exceptional results.
Since 2015 Janice has been living in Waterford with her family and working as a consultant ophthalmic surgeon in University Hospital Waterford. Her expertise encompasses cataracts, glaucoma including minimally invasive approaches, eyelid problems, facial palsy and aesthetic oculoplastics. She is a member of ACE, Irish College of Ophthalmologists, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the Royal Society of Medicine and has contributed to guidelines with regard to the management of aesthetic complications.
Janice regularly updates her subspecialty skills in aesthetics and ophthalmology by attending cutting-edge courses, meetings and conferences. She has been an invited lecturer at international and national meetings and has a particular passion for aesthetic education and governance.
What is oculoplastics?
Oculoplastics is a subspecialty involving the delicate tissues and planes of the face, particularly the eyelids, under-eye area, forehead and mid-face. It requires meticulous technique and a keen aesthetic eye. Janice enjoys the challenge of enhancing her patients’ natural beauty with a personalised approach and a light touch. She has particular expertise in advanced techniques for rejuvenating the area around the eyes, cheeks, brow and sculpting of the lower face.
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John Doris is an established HSE Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at University Hospital Waterford with a specialist interest in Vitreoretinal surgery. He has 20 years of experience working within the United Kingdom’s NHS and Ireland’s HSE. He graduated in Medicine from Queens University Belfast in 1998 and is dual qualified as a Medical Physician and an Ophthalmic Surgeon. He trained as a Medical Physician at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast and received a membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2001. His basic Ophthalmic surgical training was at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast and his higher Ophthalmic surgical training was in Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. In 2009, he undertook a dual Medical Retinal and Vitreoretinal ASTO /Fellowship at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. During that year, he was a co-investigator for a Wet ARMD clinical trial (GMAN Trial). He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK in 2010. He completed three additional years of specialist Vitreoretinal surgical Fellowship training at three internationally renowned centres of excellence which include Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Southampton University Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He has been a Consultant Vitreoretinal surgeon at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin and the NHS Royal Liverpool University Hospital before his appointment at University Hospital Waterford in 2014. His surgical expertise encompasses Vitreoretinal surgery and micro-incisional cataract surgery. He has expertise in macular hole surgery, retinal detachment surgery, epiretinal membrane surgery, diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration and treatment of floaters.