The Team

Dr Iain Dunlop AM

Dr Iain Dunlop AM trained at Sydney Eye Hospital and undertook further training in London. He is based in Canberra and also practises in Sydney.

He was involved in establishing Canberra Eye Laser and the Canberra Microsurgery, the region's largest and most comprehensive eye care facility.

Dr Dunlop has been active in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO), including serving as College President in 2008 and 2009. He is a member of the American and European Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS, ESCRS).

At Sydney Eye Hospital, Dr Dunlop has been teaching Anterior Segment Surgery since 1988. He is the chairman of the Sydney Hospital Medical Staff Council and serves on numerous Department of Health advisory committees for the Federal Government.

In 2005 Dr Dunlop was elected to the board of Vision 2020 Australia. In 2011 and 2012 he served as President of the AMA - ACT and continues on the AMA Federal Council as the federal ophthalmology representative.

His interests include cataract and refractive surgery, medical botulinum toxin, strabismus, and retinal disorders.


Dr Gagan Khannah

Dr Khannah is an Ophthalmologist with special interests in cataract and refractive surgery. He practises at Canberra Eye Surgeons, Canberra Eye Laser, Canberra MIcrosurgery and also in Sydney.

He graduated from the University of Sydney in 1988 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO) in 1998. He is a member of the Australian, American and European Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr Khannah has presented his research at local and international meetings. He has been published in highly-reputed international journals as well as a chapter in a book regarding cataract surgery techniques.

He is a senior clinical lecturer at Macquarie University, a clinical lecturer in the Department of Ophthalmology at Sydney University and a staff specialist at Sydney Eye Hospital.

He is a member of the intraocular implant unit for cataract surgery at Sydney Eye Hospital. He has taught anterior segment surgery since 1999 and is currently involved in clinical trials of the latest cataract surgery technology.

Dr Khannah is also on the Board of Directors for the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists and the Independent Ophthalmic Network.


Canberra Eye Laser has a dedicated and hardworking team of orthoptists, nurses, optometrists and administrative staff committed to creating a professional and friendly environment for all our patients.

Regular education and professional development activities are undertaken for staff to maintain a high level of clinical expertise. 

Our senior staff have been with Canberra Eye Laser since its inception in 1997 remaining committed to the community and the business of providing excellence in refractive surgery.