Dr Mayer offers advanced diagnosis and treatment options (and has considerable experience) in routine and complex ophthalmic surgery. He sub-specialises in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal disorders. Dr Mayer is also a cataract surgeon.
Dr Mayer graduated from the University of Oxford Medical School with a research degree in neural transplantation from the University of Cambridge. He began ophthalmic training and obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) early in 1998, obtaining FRANZCO when moved to Australia in 2008, joining Vision Eye Institute.
He undertook a Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship at Bristol Eye Hospital, between 2001 and 2003 and completed his higher surgical training in 2003. Prior to relocating to Australia and joining Vision Eye Institute, Dr Mayer worked as a Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon and a University Senior Lecturer in the UK.
Dr Mayer has a number of influential peer-reviewed journal publications in ophthalmology and neuroscience. He has reviewed papers and research grants for leading medical journals and organisations and conducted research in areas including eye disease, surgery, prosthetics and the nervous system.
Dr Mayer is married with 2 children. He has many interests and enjoys spending time with his family.