Meet Nigel Morlet – Our Laser Eye Surgeon
Our laser eye surgeon Nigel Morlet MBBS(WA), FRANZCO FRACS is a third generation Western Australian Ophthalmologist with over 20 years of experience in refractive laser eye surgery.
“I’d like to welcome you to New Vision – choosing the right refractive procedure for your own personal circumstance can be difficult. We take pride in our clinical approach to your problems, wanting to ensure your great outcome with minimal risk.”
– Nigel Morlet
Education & Qualifications
Nigel graduated in Medicine from the University of Western Australia in 1981 and trained in Ophthalmology at Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney NSW under Professor Fred Hollows gaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College for Ophthalmologists and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1994.
Further specialist training in corneal and external diseases was with a Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital London and as a lecturer at the Institute of Ophthalmology, London. On return to Perth he was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Royal Perth Hospital and then started his private Eye Specialist (Ophthalmology) practice.
Nigel specialises in Corneal and External diseases and Oculo-plastic surgery and is widely published in the area of ophthalmic infections and drugs. He was also one of the first Australians to be published on Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery and since 1993 has published a number of papers on Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Awards & Research
Dr Morlet was awarded for Refractive Surgical Instrument Design with the Royal College of Surgeons – Worshipful Company of Cutlers Prize and has received over $3,000,000 in research grants including five NH & MRC project grants. He is still an active researcher, teacher and is a Clinical Professor with the University of Western Australia School of Population Health and until recently was an Adjunct Associate Professor at Curtain University Department of Public Health.