Dr Rick Wolfe
Owner, Founder and Surgeon
Dr Rick Wolfe is one of Australia’s most accomplished and experienced laser eye surgeons and vision correction specialists. He is internationally recognised and is regularly invited to speak and present his own statistics as well as conduct live surgery at world eye surgery conferences.
Dr Wolfe has been an ophthalmic surgeon for over 30 years and a pioneer in laser eye surgery since it began in Melbourne in 1991. He is one of the first surgeons in Australia to perform LASIK and ASLA eye surgery and has personally performed over 22,000 laser eye procedures.
Dr Wolfe is a Fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO). He is an Ophthalmic Advisor to the Australian Defence Force and has over 30 years of service in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve. He holds the rank of Lieutenant Commander (Ret.).
The clinical team at VISTAeyes is highly experienced in the field of refractive surgery. At your initial consultation they will assess the function and health of your eyes using a series of conventional and specialised diagnostic devices. They are motivated to provide each patient with their best visual outcome and will ensure you are informed about the benefits and risks of the procedures available to you. All of our team members assist Dr Wolfe during the surgery and will help guide you through your recovery at your post-operative visits. The team is available to make you feel comfortable at every step along the way.
Our clinical team keep ahead of the game, meeting regularly to discuss new advances in technology and attending leading industry conferences, whilst also presenting on the topic of refractive surgery to eye care professionals around Australia.
Carolyn Terry – Senior Optometrist
Sujani Thrimawithana – Optometrist
Glika Hatzis – Orthoptist
Patient Care Consultants
Our approachable and friendly team of patient care consultants are available to guide you through your care at VISTAeyes. At your initial consultation they will help you understand the basics of refractive surgery and provide you with information to better assist you to make an informed decision about your options. They have supported thousands of patients through the process of achieving their best possible vision, free of glasses or contacts.
Bridie Hesterman – Senior Patient Care Consultant
Billy Floulis – Patient Care Consultant
Katy Kay – Patient Care Consultant