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Illawarra Ophthalmology

Dr Steven Yun

BSc (Med), MBBS, MPhil (Med), MMed (OphthSci), FRANZCO

Glaucoma Specialist and Cataract Surgeon

Dr Steven Yun is an Illawarra-based Ophthalmologist with expertise in the management of cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology. He prides himself on maintaining a holistic approach to each person’s vision by combining scientific excellence, an advanced surgical skillset and clear communication.


Dr Yun received his medical training from the University of New South Wales and then completed specialty Ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital. He was awarded the RANZCO Trevelyan-Smith scholarship to undertake a subspecialty fellowship in glaucoma and complex cataract surgery at the acclaimed Bristol Eye Hospital in the United Kingdom. Bristol Eye Hospital pioneers a shared care model for eye disease and Dr Yun looks to maintain this relationship with Illawarra optometrists in private practice.


Dr Yun was awarded a Masters of Medicine for his work in retinal biology at the University of Sydney. His research was funded by the prestigious Wenkart Foundation and Rebecca Cooper medical research scholarships. He has also completed a Masters of Ophthalmic Science at the same institution.


Dr Yun has a longstanding commitment to teaching the next generation of doctors and Ophthalmologists and is a Conjoint Associate Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney. He is passionate about outreach and has travelled to Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines to provide medical care in low-resource settings. 

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