What Makes Us Different
From Other Eye Surgeons
Dr Spencer has performed over 5000 cataract procedures, with two overseas fellowships and over 15 years of clinical and surgical experience. Dr Spencer practices comprehensive ophthalmology, treating a wide range of conditions and understanding their impact on cataract surgery, ensuring the best possible outcome.
Do you have cataracts? Would you like to be independent or less dependent on glasses? We offer customised cataract surgery, customising your intra-ocular lens choice to meet your visual and lifestyle needs. Each eye is evaluated carefully to ensure the best lens choice. We can recommend an intra-ocular lens customised for you.
At Canterbury ES we aim to provide you with caring, holistic and patient centered care. We believe strongly in patient education, your eye care is a collaboration between patient and doctor. We take the time to explain your diagnosis and treatment options. We aim to educate our patients so they can make informed decisions regarding their eye care.
State Of The Art Technology
Developments in technology continue to provide advances in both the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. The Canterbury ES provides the latest technology available. We continue to strive to keep abreast of the latest technological advances and techniques of eye health care.
About Canterbury Eye Specialists
We are conveniently located in Canterbury, within easy walking distance of Canterbury train station with ample parking available in the Maling Road shopping precinct car park.
We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of eye care in our areas of expertise. Our services are carried out in conjunction with your optometrist and in close co-operation with your GP and other health care providers to ensure continuity of your care and the best possible result of surgery.
Canterbury Eye Specialists was initially established in the 1990s by Dr Donald Collie. Dr Narelle Spencer joined and took over the practice in mid 2019. Dr Elsie Chan also joined the practice in 2019. Dr Collie fully retired in late 2019. The clinic provides comprehensive eye care for many ophthalmic conditions.
Our philosophy is simple. We are committed to helping you to achieve optimum eyesight by providing you with the finest quality of eye care using the latest technology.
We aim to provide you with caring, holistic and patient centered care. We believe strongly in patient education, your eyecare is a collaboration between patient and doctor. We take the time to explain your diagnosis and treatment options.
Meet Our Team
The Most Qualified, Skillful and Professional Ophthalmologists
Dr Narelle Spencer
Dr Spencer is a fellowship trained ophthalmologist. She is a comprehensive general ophthalmologist who has a special interest in:
- Сataract surgery
- Glaucoma diagnosis, treatment and surgery
- Oculoplastic surgery
Dr Elsie Chan
MBBS (Hon) MPH FRANZCO
Dr Chan is a graduate of the University of Sydney from which she was awarded the degrees of Bachelor of Science (Medicine) (Honours) and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
She subsequently obtained a Masters of Public Health from the University of New South Wales