Dr Hardy is a Melbourne-based ophthalmologist with international experience in treating problems affecting the eyelids, eye socket (orbit) and tear drainage (lacrimal) system. He provides the highest quality care for people in a friendly and efficient manner.

His particular areas of speciality include:

  • Eyelid disorders, including skin cancers of the eyelids, and abnormal eyelid position, such as drooping of the upper eyelid (ptosis), entropion (turned inwards) and ectropion (turned outwards);
  • Eye socket (orbital) disorders, such as thyroid eye disease, tumours, trauma, and problems associated with the loss of an eye;
  • Tear drainage (lacrimal) disorders, particularly blockages of the tear drainage system; and
  • Botox injections for the medical treatment of blepharospasms and facial palsy related spasms.

Dr Hardy holds consultant appointments at major public hospitals in Melbourne and is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons.  He graduated from the University of Melbourne and trained as an ophthalmologist at hospitals in Melbourne and the United Kingdom.  He has published in peer-recognised scientific journals and has presented at scientific conferences in Australia and internationally.