Dr Peter Hadden
Dr Hadden is a Retinal and Cataract Surgery Specialist. His patients come from happy word-of-mouth recommendations and direct referrals from eye care professionals. Patients, optometrists, GPs and other ophthalmologists trust Dr Hadden’s solid reputation for leading edge microsurgery, his passion for excellence and ability to communicate well. His patients come from all over New Zealand and the South Pacific.
Dr Hadden was awarded both the top prize in the final year of Christchurch Medical School and the top prize for the Part I examination in Ophthalmology out of all candidates in both Australia and New Zealand.
He has been on fellowships in the UK (Liverpool and Glasgow), USA (Philadelphia) and Australia (Perth).
He is currently also a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Greenlane Clinical Centre, and an Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.
Dr Hadden’s areas of special expertise include:
• Vitreoretinal Surgery
• Macular degeneration (Avastin and Lucentis injections)
• Retinal detachment
• Epiretinal membrane
• Macular hole
• Complex cataracts
• Complications due to other eye surgery
• Intraocular tumours
Dr Hadden is the only person in the North Island with subspecialty training in the management of adult tumours of the back of the eye. He can offer B scan ultrasound to help in the diagnosis.