What you need to know about OKKO

We’re passionate about helping Queenslanders regain their youth by restoring one of their most important senses

Leading the way in expert eyecare

The OKKO Eye Specialist Centre team is highly experienced in the diagnosis, treatment and management of a comprehensive range of eye conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma and macular diseases

As a leading cataract clinic in Brisbane we provide:

  • Results that help patients regain their confidence and youthful energy
  • One of the most experienced and most precise eye surgeons in Brisbane
  • An easily accessible state-of-the-art medical facility with free parking
  • Transparent pricing and financing options
  • Easy access to appointments and flexible aftercare
  • A personalised approach to patient-centred care

Meet the team

A personalised approach to patient-centred care that aims to achieve outstanding results

Dr Matthew Russell

Dr Matthew Russell is a specialist ophthalmic microsurgeon, internationally trained retinal surgeon, medical retinal diseases specialist and cataract surgeon. Throughout a career that spans over 15 years, Dr Russell has built an impressive reputation for his treatment of retinal and macular diseases, including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He provides surgical treatment of cataracts and refractive lens exchange, including extensive experience with toric and multifocal lens implantation.

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Dr Judy Ku

Dr Judy Ku is a specialist in glaucoma, cornea and external diseases and cataract surgery. She has served as a Glaucoma Fellow at the world-renowned Singapore National Eye Centre, then as the Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery Fellow at the Toronto Western Hospital. During her fellowship training, Dr Ku developed expertise in the management and surgery of primary and complex glaucoma patients (especially angle-closure glaucoma), complex cataracts, anterior segment reconstructive surgery, advanced corneal transplant surgery and collagen cross-linking for keratoconus, as well as ocular imaging.

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Dr Nick Toalster

Dr Nick Toalster is an ophthalmologist with advanced training in cataract, corneal and glaucoma microsurgeries. He completed degrees in both optometry as well as medicine and surgery, both with honours, at the Queensland University of Technology and the University of Queensland, respectively. Dr Toalster trained as an ophthalmologist in Sydney and has worked from as far as rural indigenous communities in the Northern Territory to rural New South Wales and several major hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne. He then went on to complete an additional two years of subspecialty fellowships in the latest treatments for glaucoma, cornea and anterior segment disease. He returned to Queensland, his home state, to offer the latest pioneering techniques for patients.

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Inez Hsing

Inez Hsing works alongside Dr Matthew Russell in the co-management of ocular disease, with a particular focus on macular and vitreoretinal conditions. She has also developed special interests in the clinical assessment of macular pathology and therapeutic management of anterior segment disease and glaucoma.

Inez has guest lectured at continuing education conferences and seminars and was the alumni keynote speaker at the 2011 QUT Faculty of Health Awards Ceremony. She is active in the training of optometry students and currently works as a clinical supervisor in the QUT School of Optometry’s primary care clinic.

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About Brisbane’s Eye Specialist

A specialist ophthalmic micro surgeon, internationally trained retinal surgeon, medical retinal diseases specialist and cataract surgeon

Dr Matthew Russell, MBChB, FRANZCO

Brisbane Eye Surgeon

With a career that spans over 15 years, I have mastered the ability to achieve results that help patients regain their confidence and youthful energy.

When it comes to restoring the eye’s function, there is a world of choice available that most people miss. It is my responsibility as a specialist ophthalmic surgeon, to help you avoid the agonising anxiety and regret that comes with not knowing all your options.

I believe your lifestyle should dictate your vision, not the other way around. It’s my personal goal to align your vision with your lifestyle so that you can conquer life’s challenges and remain the version of yourself you most want to be.

Let me help you get your life back.