Dr Jason Cheng



Dr Jason Cheng is a Sydney based glaucoma and cataract specialist with over 15 years of experience. He performs complex glaucoma surgery and advanced refractive cataract surgery.

Dr Cheng consults privately at various locations in Sydney and has public appoinments as a consultant at Sydney Eye Hospital, St George Hospital and Liverpool Hospital. He completed his residency training at Moorfield's Eye Hospital, London, fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada and worked in Singapore as a consultant for 3 years before moving to Australia in 2016.

He speaks fluent Cantonese and basic Mandarin.
Dr Jason Cheng


Dr Jason Cheng is an experienced surgeon with a special interest in the management of cataract and glaucoma. He performs complex cataract operations often in combination with glaucoma procedures, including iStent, XEN, Hydrus, iTrack/ABiC, MiniJet, Preserflo, GATT, ECP, micropulse, subcyclo-diode laser, Trabeculectomy and Tube implants.

Dr Cheng completed his ophthalmology training at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London rotation. He then went on to sub-specialise in Glaucoma from 2 fellowships: St Thomas' Hospital, London and the Toronto Western Hospital, Canada, with a scholarship from the Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London.

Prior to moving to Australia, Dr Cheng worked in Singapore for 3 years as a consultant ophthalmologist where he won awards from the Ministry of Health and National University of Singapore. He is currently a Glaucoma specialist at Sydney Eye Hospital, St George Hospital, Liverpool Public Hospital and conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales and lecturer at the University of Western Sydney. He is also a faculty member of the Sydney Eye Hospital MIGS course.

His international appointments include Secretary of the Gateway Standing Committee and Associate member of the Congress Standing Committee of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO). Dr Cheng is an active member of the Australian Ophthalmology College (RANZCO) as an OBCK Examiner, Global Eye Health committee member, collaborative care working group member and Panel Member for the Scientific Programme Committee.

Dr Cheng maintains an interest in research and has published multiple books, book chapters and articles and is a site investigator for several multi-centre clinical and surgical trials/registries. He is on the editorial board of "Eye" Journal, the official journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmology, London and is a co-author of the children's book "Amazing Amber And Her Lazy Laser Eye" which promotes eye health to children.

Dr Cheng has been a medical volunteer in Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Ghana, Pakistan, Cambodia, Fiji, and China with many organisations including Fred Hollows, Orbis, Sight For All and China Vision Australia and was the HSBC Sydney 7's tournament ophthalmologist in 2020. He also fund raised for Fight For Sight when he completed the London Marathon in 2010.


Professional Credentials





Sydney CBD Eye Clinic
Level 1, 82 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
+61 2 9233 6688

Northern Beaches Cataract, Retina, Glaucoma
1/694-696 Pittwater Rd, Brookvale NSW 2100
+61 2 9981 2033

Vision Eye Institute – Hurstville
99a Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
+61 2 8355 0135


Dr Cheng has volunteered his services in Indonesia (Blue Mountains Social Enterprise), Vietnam (Orbis), India (Global Eye Clinic and Tarabai Desai Eye Camp), Ghana (Touch of Light Charity Eye Camp) and Pakistan (Al-Farooq Eye Camp). He also recently joined the visiting teaching faculty at the Pacific Eye Institute in Fiji (RANZCO and Fred Hollows Foundation NZ).

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Optometry Connection March 2024
Testing 3 new visual field devices in an emergency department setting.
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Optometry Connection 2024

APAO 2023
Turning Down the Dial on IOP.
The only way to treat glaucoma.
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APAO Media 2023

Optometry Connection March 2023
Information to include in a Glaucoma referral
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Optometry Connection 2023

Optometry Connection March 2021
Primary open-angle Glaucoma
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Optometry Connection 2021

Vision Australia Radio
Dr Jason Cheng talking Glaucoma - 29/03/2018
Vision Australia Radio

'Talking Lifestyle' Radio Interview with Ed Phillips
Dr Jason Cheng promoting World Glaucoma Week 2018 - 13/03/2018
Talking Lifestyle

London 'Evening Standard' Feature
London medics save sight of 200 in Ghana - 06/11/2009
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Evening Standard


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Email: info@drjasoncheng.com