Areas of Expertise

  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Muscular Abnormalities
  • Oculoplastics and Orbit Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Paediatric Strabismus
  • Retina and Vitreous Diseases
  • Trauma


Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine which deals with the diseases and surgery of the visual pathways, including the eye, brain and areas surrounding the eye, such as the lachrymal system and eyelids.

Dr Hilton is a physician who specialises in the medical and surgical care of the eyes and the visual system and in the prevention of eye disease and injury. He provides a full spectrum of care including routine eye exams, diagnosis and medical treatment of eye disorders and diseases, surgery and management of eye problems that are caused by systemic illnesses.


  • Consultant Ophthalmologist in Private Practice
  • Chairman, Q-COMP Ophthalmology Assessment Tribunals
  • Previous Lecturer in Ophthalmology, University of Queensland
  • Previous Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist, Mater Children’s Hospital
  • Previous Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist, Princess Alexandra Hospital


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Diploma of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
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Contact Information

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