Dr Andrew McAllister (Retinal Surgeon and Physician, Sub Specialist Ophthalmologist) joined St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital on 30 March, 2020, offering the first and only permanently based vitreoretinal service west of Brisbane.

Dr McAllister’s new practice, Toowoomba Retina and Eye Specialists, provides surgical and medical treatment for disorders affecting the retina and vitreous along with complex cataract surgery.

Conditions treated by Dr McAllister include:

  • Retinal disease;
  • Retinal vascular occlusion;
  • Age related macular degeneration;
  • Diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy;
  • Retinal detachment;
  • Epiretinal membrane;
  • Macular hole;
  • Vitreomacular traction;
  • Vitreous haemorrhage;
  • Floaters;
  • Intraocular tumours;
  • Uveitis and intraocular inflammation;
  • Eye trauma;
  • Complex cataract surgery;
  • Sutured and sutureless intraocular lens fixation.

Committed to providing the Darling Downs community with the very best care and treatment locally, this new service reduces the need for patients to travel when they are experiencing a sight threatening or urgent problem.

Dr McAllister’s practice can be contacted at:

Suite 55

St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital

280 North Street, Toowoomba

Telephone:             4580 0857

Fax:                       4580 0856

Email:                    eyes@toowoombaretina.com.au

Web:                     www.toowoombaretina.com.au

Dr Andrew McAllister, St Andrew's Hospital Toowoomba