Meet Our Surgeons

Dr Lyon P Robinson

Dr Lyon P Robinson was the head of the Corneal unit at Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney’s largest public eye department. He was the first surgeon to perform corneal vision correction in Australia and thus has 20 years experience in this field. He was also the first surgeon to implant an intra-ocular lens in Sydney Eye Hospital.

Dr David IM Robinson

Our eye surgeon, Dr David IM Robinson, has performed more than 7000 Lasik, Cataract and Laser Eye including 1000 femtosecond laser Cataract and Lasik procedures over the last 15 years.  David is specialising and has his ophthalmology interests in clinical ophthalmology with anterior segment including pterygium removal, conventional and laser cataract surgery, corneal transplant, laser vision correction with Femtosecond LASIK as well as PRK.



Penetrating keratoplasty – 50 including 5 combined extracapsular cataract extraction and IOL
Lamellar keratoplasty – 6
Pterygium removal -100 most with conjunctival flap/autograft
Cataract extractions: Extracapsular – 100, Phacoemulsification – 2000
Combined cataract extraction and trabeculectomy – 30
Peribulbar local anaesthesia – 70
Excimer Laser PRK – 1000
Excimer Laser LASIK –  4000
                                                         Intralase Laser LASIK – 1000


Dr Peter Kim

Dr Peter Kim is a Cataract, Cornea and Refractive surgeon. He undertook subspecialty fellowship training in Corneal Surgery at the Sydney Eye Hospital and Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Toronto, Canada. Dr Kim has published extensively in peer reviewed international medical journals as well as written book chapters in his areas of expertise. His interests include Cataract and Refractive surgery, Corneal Transplantation, Collagen cross-linking, Intacs/Kerarings and Strabismus surgery.


Dr Alessandra Martins

Dr Alessandra Martins recently joined our practice and she is specialising in glaucoma.  She undertook 2 year subspecialty fellowship at the largest ophthalmic teaching hospital in Europe, Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, which has an international reputation for expertise in glaucoma management.  Comprehensive experience in glaucoma subspecialties including uveitic glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma, paediatric glaucoma and low tension glaucoma.  She has advanced surgical skills in glaucoma surgery both trabeculectomy and tube surgery including complex post operative management.