T. McAleer

Tony McAleer MMedSci, MA, DBO(D)
Clinical Specialist Orthoptist

Tony was appointed to Council in March 2013. He graduated as an orthoptist in 1985 from the Midland Orthoptic Training School, Birmingham, England and obtained a Masters in Medical Science from the University of Sheffield in 2002. He also has an MA in Healthcare Management (2015) and a Certificate in Governance (2014) from the Institute of Public Administration in Dublin.

He took up employment in 1985 at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, where he still works as a Clinical Specialist Orthoptist. He has also worked at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, St Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

Tony has had extensive experience as a professional representative for the orthoptics profession in Ireland. He is currently a member of the Primary Care Eye Services Review Group that has reported to the Health Service Executive on the development of ophthalmology services nationally.

Clinic Days:
Thursday 13:30 – 18:00
Friday 13:30 – 18:00

Secretary: Mary
Phone: 087 401 6286
E-mail: tony.mcaleer117@gmail.com

  • Orthoptic treatment of Strabismus
  • Adult and paediatric
  • Treatment of amblyopia
  • Investigation and treatment of diplopia (double vision)
  • Pre- and post- operative assessment
  • Humphrey Visual Fields
  • Glaucoma
  • Driving
  • Plaquenil Toxicity Screening
  • Ptosis
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • A-Scan Biometry
  • Measurement prior to cataract surgery