- Cataract Surgery
- Glaucoma Surgery
- Refractive Surgery LASIK, IOL, ICLs
- Corneal cross linking and corneal implants for Keratoconus
- General Ophthalmology
Phone: (07) 834 6308
In this time of Covid 19 you can now book an appointment for a phone or video consultation with Michael without leaving the comfort of your home .
Michael is committed to providing excellent patient centred care, so in cataract surgery he has gained experience in using the lastest technologies in order to get the best outcome for your vision. Ask about what lens implant technology would be best for you.
Michael also has expertise in glaucoma surgery and pterygium surgery.
He has also done thousands of refractive surgeries including Lasik, IOLs and ICLs. www.lasereyecentre.co.nz
Michael is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Hamilton Eye Clinic, Waikato Public Hospital, Bridgewater Day Surgery and Laser Eye Centre. www.lasereyecentre.co.nz
Michael is very involved with the selection and training of junior Ophthalmologists. He is an Honorary Academic Lecturer at University of Auckland Medical School.
He has held many roles with Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) such as NZ Branch Executive Committee, Qualifications and Education Committee.
He is currently Chair of the RANZCO Selection Board for Australia and NZ and leads the selection panel for doctors wanting to train in Ophthalmology in the two countries.
Current Board member, and previous Chair, of Ophthalmology New Zealand.
Michael qualified as a doctor at the University of Auckland Medical School and completed his specialist training with the Royal Australia and NZ College of Ophthalmologists in New Zealand.
He then travelled to Britain for subspecialist fellowships at the Royal Devon and Exeter Eye Hospital and the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London for further experience in Glaucoma and Refractive surgery.
He has been back working in Hamilton for 17 years.
AUSCRS, ESCRS, ASCRS, Australia and New Zealand Glaucoma Interest Group
Michael enjoys cycling, and when possible travelling, with his wife Lucinda. Their 3 children are all at university this year. When he has the time, he loves working in the garden, going to the beach (and doing some sand dune replanting) and is very keen on skiing.
Request an Appointment with Dr Michael Merriman
To request an appointment, phone (07) 834 6308 or fill in this form.
When you complete the form you will have the option to book a time immediately for a video consultation, if desired.