Cataract and other surgery

Honest pre-operative communication on need, alternatives, and the risks and benefits of surgery.

Assessment and pre-operative measurements using state of the art equipment.

Surgery undertaken at Southern Cross Hospital. Full hospital facility with the backup of a High Dependency Unit.
Ainsley always operates in conjunction with an anaesthetist - patient safety and comfort are paramount.
Intraocular lenses – high quality and premium lenses, tailored to the needs of the patient .

Macular Degeneration

Ainsley is the only fellowship trained Medical Retina and Uveitis subspecialist in Christchurch.

She is a trustee of the Macular Degeneration Foundation of NZ and a Macular Degeneration Professional Friend.

EyeAM use international best practice in the diagnosis and treatment and offer same day intravitreal injections using our dedicated minor procedure theatre 


Diagnosis and treatment of all forms of glaucoma.

Monitoring via OCT and Visual Fields
Treatment utilising medications, SLT laser and micro invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

Ainsley was the first ophthalmologist in Canterbury to undertake istents in glaucoma surgery.

Medical Retina, and Diabetic Eye Disease

Ainsley leads these services in her role at the District Health Board.

EyeAM offers evaluation and treatment of retinal vascular diseases (vein and arterial occlusions) as well as all diabetic eye conditions .

Minor Surgery

Using our dedicated minor procedure room, we offer removal of skin lesions, minor lid procedures, including chalazia.


EyeAM is proud to facilitate care using world class equipment:

OCT – including Angiography, Biometry and Topography

YAG Laser – iridotomies and capsulotomies

SLT Laser – glaucoma treatment

Argon Laser – for laser retinopexy and the treatment of vascular conditions

Visual fields – automated perimetry
Retinal photography 


Our aim is to ensure you receive the best eye health care through our leading knowledge, professionalism and aid of state-of-art facilities.


As a Southern Cross Affliated Provider we can take care of the paperwork for you.

We also assist in lodging your claims with other providers.

Free Parking

Easy undercover onsite parking is available.

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