Dr. Colby Hart is a fellowship trained corneal specialist. He is proficient in the management of disease impacting the front of the eye, including keratoconus, corneal dystrophies and complex cataracts. He performs refractive laser surgery, as well as all forms of corneal transplantation, including endothelial grafts and keratoprosthesis surgery.
Colby completed his ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne where he currently works in both the cornea and general units. His cornea, refractive surgery and ocular surface disease fellowship was completed in Liverpool in the United Kingdom under the supervision of the revered Professor Stephen Kaye.
Colby has published and presented research projects in association with the Centre for Eye Research Australia, Lions Eye Bank and Liverpool University. He has been awarded multiple prizes at national and international conferences, and his current research interests surround the use of artificial intelligence in ophthalmology and projects that aim to increase corneal donation rates in Australia. He is a reviewer for the British Medical Journal of Ophthalmology.
When Colby isn’t working, he loves spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter. He is an avid Manchester United and Geelong Cats fan. He loves getting out for a round of golf, even if it involves spending a lot of the time in the trees!