Dr Andrew Kaines


Dr Andrew Kaines is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the macula and retina. The most common of these conditions are macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

After completing ophthalmology training at Prince of Wales Hospital, Dr Kaines spent several years in sought-after international Medical Retina Fellowship positions at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Jules Stein Institute, UCLA, California.

Alongside world-renowned retinal experts, Dr Kaines honed his skills in the complexity of macula and retina disease. Since returning to Australia in 2009 he has continued research into new treatments and diagnostic techniques for diabetes, macular degeneration, branch retinal vein occlusions, central retinal vein occlusions and central serous retinopathy.

Dr Kaines is head of Medical Retina at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He is an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology. He is a regular invited speaker locally, nationally and internationally.

Dr Kaines has a young baby boy, and enjoys surfing, running and hiking when he gets the chance.


  • Diseases of the macula and retina

Memberships / Associations

  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology


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