World-class ophthalmology clinic in Melbourne's East.

World-class ophthalmology clinic in Melbourne's East.

Dr Jonathan Kam    |    Dr Nicholas Cheng   |    Dr Lingwei William Tao


Welcome to Inner East Eye Surgeons

Our eye specialist clinic is located at Epworth Eastern Box Hill

Eye Specialist Clinic building Modern ophthalmology equipment

Inner East Eye Surgeons, located in Box Hill, was formed by three specialist ophthalmologists with the vision to create a space where they can do their best work. At our clinic location within Epworth Eastern’s state-of-the-art consulting suites we provide medical and surgical eye specialist services. Our consulting doctors work alongside a great team of orthoptists and reception staff who care a lot about patient care. Our practice values:

  • Excellence
  • Professional service
  • Trust & Integrity
  • Modern & up-to-date
  • Collaborative subspeciality care.

Our consulting specialists are experts in their fields and are dedicated to their patients. They are actively involved in the training of eye specialists through their appointments at Melbourne’s top public hospitals and universities.

We offer services for cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, pterygium, oculoplastic surgery of eyelids,  inflammatory eye disease, neuro-ophthalmic conditions, and paediatric eye conditions.

Consulting Ophthalmologists

The doctors at Inner East Eye Surgeons are highly qualified Australian eye specialists and are experts in their subspeciality fields as well as general ophthalmology.

Dr Nicholas Cheng – Medical Retina & Uveitis Specialist, interest in cataract surgery and management of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular disease.

Dr Jonathan Kam – Complex Cataract Specialist, interest in cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, oculoplastic eyelid surgery, medical retina and neuro-ophthalmology.

Dr Lingwei William Tao – Glaucoma Specialist, Paediatric Ophthalmology Specialist, interest in cataract surgery, glaucoma laser treatments and surgery, medical retina and general Ophthalmology. Dr Tao speaks English, Mandarin & Shanghainese dialect.

Eye Specialist Services

• Cataract surgery
• Pterygium & other corneal conditions
• Glaucoma
• Age-related macular degeneration
• Diabetic Retinopathy
• Uveitis / Inflammatory eye conditions
• Oculoplastics/Eyelid conditions
• Neuro-Ophthalmology
• Paediatric Ophthalmology
• Laser Capsulotomy
• Laser for Glaucoma
• Retinal Laser
• Intravitreal injections
•  Minor Ops room
• OCT Angiography
• Fundus Fluorescein Angiography


Surgery to improve vision

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Monitoring and treatment

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Monitoring and treatment

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Can be managed with eye drops, laser or surgery

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Hospitals we operate at:

Our doctors operate privately at Manningham Private Hospital (MPH), Vermont Private Hospital (VPH), Corymbia Day Hospital, Monash House, Waverley Private Hospital and Victoria Parade Surgery Centre (VPSC).

All of our consulting doctors are also Fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, and between them they maintain consultant appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Royal Childrens’ Hospital, Northern Health, Eastern Health, and Monash Health.


  • Manningham Private Hospital Lower Templestowe
  • Vermont Private Hospital Vermont
  • Victoria Parade Surgery Centre Melbourne City
  • Waverley Private Mount Waverley