Dr Madeleine Adams smiling facing the camera.

Dr Madeleine Adams
MB ChB BSc (Hons) PhD (Melb) FRANZCO

Eye care – about you

Dr Madeleine Adams is an ophthalmologist specialising in cataract and lens surgery, providing custom vision corrections to best suit your eyes and your lifestyle.

This includes:

  • Cataract surgery with trifocal or extended vision intraocular lenses
  • Cataract surgery following previous laser vision correction
  • Cataract surgery with astigmatism correcting lenses
  • Treatment of presbyopia (loss of near vision with age)
  • Secondary multifocal IOLs to achieve near vision (for patients who have had previous cataract surgery elsewhere)
  • ICL implantation

Dr Adams also takes care of all aspects of general ophthalmology including glaucoma, pterygium surgery, lid surgeries, and injections for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) or other retinal issues.

Eye care – about elsewhere

Dr Adams completed general ophthalmology training in Queensland and then undertook fellowships in Australia and overseas. She worked for the Fred Hollows Foundation as a clinical fellow in Central Australia and Nepal, and undertook a Medical Retina Fellowship at the Lions Eye Institute in Western Australia. Dr Adams has also worked at the Bristol Eye Hospital in the UK, the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne and has performed outreach work in central Queensland and Nepal.

Eye care – about research

Dr Adams was awarded a PhD by the University of Melbourne for her research into age-related macular degeneration. She has numerous publications including a book chapter on the Genetics of Retinal Disease, and has presented at national and international conferences. Her research has been featured by the media including the Daily Mail and the Wall Street Journal. She enjoys providing regular educational programs for optometrists and doctors. Dr Adams acts as a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals; she contributes to educational podcasts and events as a speaker.

Eye care – about community

Dr Adams feels very lucky to live and work in two of the nicest locations in Australia. Dr Adams and Insight Eye Surgery support the local communities  through both providing eye care and community care. They support a number of initiatives including the training of young optometrists from QUT, sponsorship of teams participating in the Noosa Triathlon and other sports events, to fundraising for charitable foundations.

Eye care – professional memberships

Dr Adams is a fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology. She is a member of the:

  • Refractive Surgery Alliance
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS)
  • Australian Society of Ophthalmologists
Dr Madeleine Adams with Dr Malita Amatya and Dr Sanduk Ruit

Dr Madeleine Adams with Dr Malita Shrestha and Dr Sanduk Ruit, internationally recognised cataract surgeon, in front of the patients who have had cataract surgery at a cataract camp in regional Nepal.