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Dr. Jack Guan

Dr Jack Guan is a primary eye care provider and a full-scope optometrist graduating with Doctor of Optometry from the University of Melbourne. He has completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Auckland in 2010 in Biomedical Sciences.

Jack has undergone extensive training in general areas of ocular pathology, binocular vision and low vision. He has a special clinical interest in dry eyes and glaucoma. Dr Guan is one of the first eye care practitioners to introduce IPL treatment for patients suffering from chronic dry eyes in Canberra.

He has recently acquired Capital Eye; state-of-the-art practice in Barton where he consults alongside with ophthalmologists to ensure his patients are provided with the utmost care. He is currently working on further upgrading his practice equipment to introduce the first glaucoma clinic in Canberra*.

Dr Guan is the lead optometrist at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service in Narrabundah where he provides Primary Eye Care to the Indigenous patients on Fridays. He is also a member of the Aboriginal Eye Health Advisory Group for ACT/NSW in association with the Rural Doctors Network. He is involved in the Retinal Camera rollout project by Brien Holden Vision Institute to provide training and upskilling sessions to local GPs and health practitioners.

He is involved in Phelophepa Health Train project, providing eye care in remote areas of South Africa. He is a professional member of the American Optometric Association, Optometry Association of Australia, Corneal and Contact Lens Society of Australia and the Australian College of Optometry. Outside optometry, he is a current Board Member of the Canberra Aero Club and promoting General Aviation in the ACT.

* Dr Guan is now accepting new patients at his new practice in Barton. He is therapeutically qualified to manage primary eye diseases and provide baseline eye examinations for your patients with diabetes and Plaquenil use. We have a fully-equipped foreign body removal kit and accept same-day appointments for ocular emergencies and red-eyes. Our practice and services are built on trust, integrity and respect; values in-line with your practice ethos.

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