Cataract, Medical Retina and General Ophthalmology

Dr Helene Cass

Dr Helene Cass

Dr Helene Cass is a comprehensively trained ophthalmologist, with a special interest in cataract surgery and medical conditions of the retina including Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration and Vein occlusions.

Dr Cass studied medicine at Sydney University, graduating with first class honours. She completed a Masters of Public Health followed by five years of ophthalmology training based at Sydney Eye Hospital with a senior registrar year at Westmead Hospital. Dr Cass spent a year in the UK gaining additional experience in medical retina and oculoplastics in Cambridge.

Dr Cass worked as a consultant ophthalmologist at Westmead Hospital for ten years where she was involved in teaching cataract surgery and other clinical skills to ophthalmology trainees. Dr Cass is a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney where she assists with medical student teaching. She has been an investigator in numerous international clinical trials for treatment of retinal diseases. Dr Cass is a fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, and a member of the RANZCO Public Health Committee.

Dr Cass consults at our Parramatta, Castle Hill and Penrith rooms.