Dr Simon Skalicky

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Clinical Ophthalmology & Eye Health, Central Clinical School
Save Sight Institute

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Biographical details

Simon Skalicky FRANZCO, MPhil, MMed, MBBS, BSc (Med) is a consultant Ophthalmologist and clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney.

Simon graduated from the University of New South Wales medical school with 1stClass Honours. He completed Ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital and Addenbrooke’s Hospital (University of Cambridge UK), where he undertook further subspecialty training in Glaucoma and Cataract.

Simon’s subspecialty and research interests are in Glaucoma and Cataract. He is strongly involved in Quality of Life research in Glaucoma, the subject of his Masters of Philosophy (University of Sydney). He is furthering his studies in this field as part of a PhD in collaboration with world-leaders in Ophthalmology research from the University of Cambridge, University of Melbourne and University of Sydney. Simon also has research interests in Dry Eye Disease.

At Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Cambridge University) Simon established site participation in two multinational clinical trials evaluating novel therapies for Glaucoma.

Simon is an Expert Advisory Panel member for Glaucoma Australia. He is a course co-ordinator for the Ocular Physiology component of the University of Sydney Masters of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) course. He is actively involved in the training of medical students, registrars and fellows in Glaucoma and Cataract surgery, and has organized teaching events and conferences for registrars across Australia and New Zealand. He is a reviewer for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, the US Ophthalmic Review and BMJ Ophthalmology.

Dr Skalicky is a Visiting Medical Officer at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital and consults patients privately at his practice in Caulfield, Melbourne.

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United Kingdom

(Centre for Brain Research Repair, Cambridge University) Ongoing collaboration with Keith Martin, Professor of Ophthalmology at Addenbrooke's Hospital and at the Centre for Brain Research Repair, Cambridge in Clinical Glaucoma research

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2013). Adherence and Persistence: The Challenges for Glaucoma Medical Therapy. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 2(6), 356-361. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., White, A., Grigg, J., Martin, F., Smith, J., Jones, M., Donaldson, C., Smith, J., Flaherty, M., Jamieson, R. (2013). Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia, and Coloboma and Associated Ocular and Systemic Features: Understanding the Spectrum. JAMA Ophthalmology, 131(12), 1517-1524. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Petsoglou, C., Gurbaxani, A., Fraser, C., McCluskey, P. (2013). New Agents for Treating Dry Eye Syndrome. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 13(3), 322-328. [More Information]
  • Gurbaxani, A., Fraser, C., Skalicky, S., McCluskey, P. (2013). Ocular Complications Associated with Systemic Medications Used in Allergy/Immunology Practice. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 13(3), 329-335. [More Information]
  • Fraser, C., Skalicky, S., Gurbanaxi, A., McCluskey, P. (2013). Ocular Myositis. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 13(3), 315-321. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2013). Quality of Life in Glaucoma Patients. US Ophthalmic Review, 6(1), 6-9.
  • Skalicky, S., Ho, I., Agar, A., Bank, A. (2012). Glaucoma Filtration Surgery Following Sustained Elevation of Intraocular Pressure Secondary to Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers & Imaging, 43(4), 328-334. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I., McCluskey, P. (2012). Ocular Surface Disease and Quality of Life in Patients With Glaucoma. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 153(1), 1-9.e2. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I., McCluskey, P. (2012). Reply. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 153(5), 1003-1004.
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2010). Are we ready to assess quality of life routinely in our glaucoma patients? Societe Belge d'Ophtalmologie. Bulletin, 315(315), 5-7. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Holt, P., Giblin, M., Taylor, S., Conway, R. (2008). Australian Cancer Network clinical practice guidelines for the management of ocular and periocular melanoma: an evidence-based literature analysis. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 36(7), 646-658. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Billson, F. (2008). Benign paroxysmal tonic upgaze of childhood in a hypotonic infant with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 36(3), 291-292. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2008). Depression and Quality of Life in Patients With Glaucoma: A Cross-sectional Analysis Using the Geriatric Depression Scale-15, Assessment of Function Related to Vision, and the Glaucoma Quality of Life-15. Journal of Glaucoma, 17(7), 546-551. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Borovik, A., Masselos, K., Pandya, V., Wang, L., Figueira, E., Wilcsek, G., Francis, I. (2008). Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma, glaucoma suspect, and ocular hypertension in thyroid-related immune orbitopathy. Journal of Glaucoma, 17(3), 249-249. [More Information]
  • Figueira, E., Wang, L., Brown, T., Masselos, K., Pandya, V., Daubey, S., Lee, K., Amjadi, S., Skalicky, S., Francis, I. (2008). The grape: an appropriate model for continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 34(9), 1610-1611. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Borovik, A., Masselos, K., Brown, T., Dauber, S., Pandya, V., Figueira, E., Francis, I. (2008). The TAHITI approach to cataract surgery consent. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 34(2), 180-181. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Giblin, M., Conway, R. (2007). Diffuse iris melanoma: Report of a case with review of the literature. Clinical Ophthalmology (Auckland N.Z.), 1(3), 339-42. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Hirst, L., Conway, R. (2007). Metastatic breast carcinoma presenting as a conjunctival lesion. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 35(8), 767-769. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Ow, K., Hannan, M., Russell, P., Crowe, P., Yang, J. (2007). P53 expression is associated with malignant potential in xenograft tissues of a fibrosarcoma mouse model. Anticancer Research, 27(2), 973-8. [More Information]

2013

  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2013). Adherence and Persistence: The Challenges for Glaucoma Medical Therapy. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 2(6), 356-361. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., White, A., Grigg, J., Martin, F., Smith, J., Jones, M., Donaldson, C., Smith, J., Flaherty, M., Jamieson, R. (2013). Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia, and Coloboma and Associated Ocular and Systemic Features: Understanding the Spectrum. JAMA Ophthalmology, 131(12), 1517-1524. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Petsoglou, C., Gurbaxani, A., Fraser, C., McCluskey, P. (2013). New Agents for Treating Dry Eye Syndrome. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 13(3), 322-328. [More Information]
  • Gurbaxani, A., Fraser, C., Skalicky, S., McCluskey, P. (2013). Ocular Complications Associated with Systemic Medications Used in Allergy/Immunology Practice. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 13(3), 329-335. [More Information]
  • Fraser, C., Skalicky, S., Gurbanaxi, A., McCluskey, P. (2013). Ocular Myositis. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 13(3), 315-321. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2013). Quality of Life in Glaucoma Patients. US Ophthalmic Review, 6(1), 6-9.

2012

  • Skalicky, S., Ho, I., Agar, A., Bank, A. (2012). Glaucoma Filtration Surgery Following Sustained Elevation of Intraocular Pressure Secondary to Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers & Imaging, 43(4), 328-334. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I., McCluskey, P. (2012). Ocular Surface Disease and Quality of Life in Patients With Glaucoma. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 153(1), 1-9.e2. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I., McCluskey, P. (2012). Reply. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 153(5), 1003-1004.

2010

  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2010). Are we ready to assess quality of life routinely in our glaucoma patients? Societe Belge d'Ophtalmologie. Bulletin, 315(315), 5-7. [More Information]

2008

  • Skalicky, S., Holt, P., Giblin, M., Taylor, S., Conway, R. (2008). Australian Cancer Network clinical practice guidelines for the management of ocular and periocular melanoma: an evidence-based literature analysis. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 36(7), 646-658. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Billson, F. (2008). Benign paroxysmal tonic upgaze of childhood in a hypotonic infant with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 36(3), 291-292. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Goldberg, I. (2008). Depression and Quality of Life in Patients With Glaucoma: A Cross-sectional Analysis Using the Geriatric Depression Scale-15, Assessment of Function Related to Vision, and the Glaucoma Quality of Life-15. Journal of Glaucoma, 17(7), 546-551. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Borovik, A., Masselos, K., Pandya, V., Wang, L., Figueira, E., Wilcsek, G., Francis, I. (2008). Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma, glaucoma suspect, and ocular hypertension in thyroid-related immune orbitopathy. Journal of Glaucoma, 17(3), 249-249. [More Information]
  • Figueira, E., Wang, L., Brown, T., Masselos, K., Pandya, V., Daubey, S., Lee, K., Amjadi, S., Skalicky, S., Francis, I. (2008). The grape: an appropriate model for continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 34(9), 1610-1611. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Borovik, A., Masselos, K., Brown, T., Dauber, S., Pandya, V., Figueira, E., Francis, I. (2008). The TAHITI approach to cataract surgery consent. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 34(2), 180-181. [More Information]

2007

  • Skalicky, S., Giblin, M., Conway, R. (2007). Diffuse iris melanoma: Report of a case with review of the literature. Clinical Ophthalmology (Auckland N.Z.), 1(3), 339-42. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Hirst, L., Conway, R. (2007). Metastatic breast carcinoma presenting as a conjunctival lesion. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 35(8), 767-769. [More Information]
  • Skalicky, S., Ow, K., Hannan, M., Russell, P., Crowe, P., Yang, J. (2007). P53 expression is associated with malignant potential in xenograft tissues of a fibrosarcoma mouse model. Anticancer Research, 27(2), 973-8. [More Information]

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