Dr Peter Heydon
MBBS Sc (Med) MMed (Ophth Sci), FRANZCO

Dr Peter Heydon
Dr Peter Heydon

Medical retina, uveitis & general ophthalmology

Dr Peter Heydon specialises in medical retina, uveitis & general ophthalmology. In addition to practicing at Central Sydney Eye Surgeons, Dr Heydon locums in Alice Springs throughout the year, enjoys exploring Central Australia, and has an interest in Aboriginal history and culture.


  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery | UNSW
  • Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) | USYD

Surgical Training

  • Ophthalmic training | Sydney Eye Hospital
  • Ophthalmic training | Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Ophthalmic training | Liverpool Hospital
  • Fellowship in Inflammatory Eye Disease / Uveitis and medical retina specialisation | Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Special Interests

  • Uveitis
  • Medical retinae such as inflammatory eye diseases, diabetic eye disease, retinal artery and vein occlusions and macular degeneration
  • Cataract surgery

Teaching, Research and Memberships

  • Clinical lecturer | USYD
  • Member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand Academy of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists (AAO)
  • Peer reviewer | British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Published book chapters and manuscripts in ophthalmic journals

Hospital Accreditations

  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Liverpool Hospital
  • Chatswood Private Hospital