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A/Prof Tim Roberts

Dr Tim Roberts


Tim Roberts is Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at The University of Sydney and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal North Shore Hospital. He specialises in cataract surgery and glaucoma and was awarded a Master of Medicine in glaucoma from the University of Sydney.


Dr Roberts research interests include new-generation formulas for calculating IOL power; the application of femtosecond lasers in cataract surgery; presbyopia-correcting IOLs; digital imaging systems and toric lenses in astigmatism management; complex cataract surgery and ocular trauma repair; minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS); fixed-combination and slow-release glaucoma therapies; and medical ethics and education. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and editorials, and continues to present his research locally and internationally.

Dr Roberts serves on the editorial board for the American Academy of Ophthalmology Lens and Cataract textbook, and as Cataract Section Editor for Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology. He sits on various government, industry, and professional advisory boards and has worked with local and international indigenous eye care programs. He has supervised ophthalmology trainees for the RANZCO Board of Examiners and currently serves as Academic Coordinator for The University of Sydney Northern School of Medicine.

A/Prof Roberts practises at Vision Eye Institute Chatswood and Mosman.