Dr Ed Hauptman (Ophthalmologist)
Dr Ed Hauptman, specialist ophthalmologist graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1981 and later trained in Ophthalmology at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He subsequently held a postgraduate position at Harvard, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for twelve months furthering his knowledge in general ophthalmology and ocular pathology. On return to Australia he trained in minimally invasive, small incision cataract surgery and was one of the first surgeons in Victoria to perform topical anaesthesia with the clear corneal technique. He hold appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and have been a past Chairman of the Eye Section of the Eye and Ear Hospital for 3 years. Dr Ed Hauptman instituted the first ophthalmic practice in Berwick in 1991 and established its first day surgery in 2000.