Dr David Wechsler

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Clinical Ophthalmology & Eye Health, Central Clinical School

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Biographical details

Undergraduate Medical degree with the University of Sydney, Graduating with First Class honours in 1997.

Pre-vocational medical training at Concord Hospital, Sydney (1998-2001), with involvement in teaching of the unviersity of Sydney's emerging postgraduate medical programme (tutor in Neurosciences, Vision and Behaviour) Ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital and affiliated Rotations 2002-2005. After completion of my Ophthalmology training I then undertook a Fellowship in Glaucoma at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, United Kingdom, 2006 - 2007, with a concurrent attachment at Huddersfield and Halifax Infirmaries, West Yorkshire. I am currently in private practice in Sydney, with two public hospital appointments as a Visiting Medical Officer at University-affiliated teaching hospitals.

Research interests

Clinical Research involving Glaucoma surgery and laser

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Sharma, N., Ooi, J., Li, M., Wechsler, D. (2012). Acute infective endophthalmitis--case studies in ophthalmic emergencies. Australian Family Physician, 41(6), 395-396. [More Information]
  • Anand, N., Wechsler, D. (2012). Deep sclerectomy with mitomycin C in eyes with failed glaucoma surgery and pseudophakia. Eye, 26(1), 70-79. [More Information]
  • Ng, W., Chua, B., Hardy, T., Wechsler, D., Reddel, S. (2011). Bilateral homonymous superior quadrantanopia after traumatic attempts to remove a cockroach impacted in the external auditory canal. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 420-422. [More Information]
  • Wechsler, D., Lusthaus, J. (2011). How to Treat: Glaucoma. Australian Doctor, 8, 29-35.
  • Lusthaus, J., Kubay, O., Karim, R., Wechsler, D., Booth, F. (2010). Primary trabeculectomy with mitomycin C: safety and efficacy at 2 years. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 38(9), 831-838. [More Information]

2012

  • Sharma, N., Ooi, J., Li, M., Wechsler, D. (2012). Acute infective endophthalmitis--case studies in ophthalmic emergencies. Australian Family Physician, 41(6), 395-396. [More Information]
  • Anand, N., Wechsler, D. (2012). Deep sclerectomy with mitomycin C in eyes with failed glaucoma surgery and pseudophakia. Eye, 26(1), 70-79. [More Information]

2011

  • Ng, W., Chua, B., Hardy, T., Wechsler, D., Reddel, S. (2011). Bilateral homonymous superior quadrantanopia after traumatic attempts to remove a cockroach impacted in the external auditory canal. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 420-422. [More Information]
  • Wechsler, D., Lusthaus, J. (2011). How to Treat: Glaucoma. Australian Doctor, 8, 29-35.

2010

  • Lusthaus, J., Kubay, O., Karim, R., Wechsler, D., Booth, F. (2010). Primary trabeculectomy with mitomycin C: safety and efficacy at 2 years. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 38(9), 831-838. [More Information]

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