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Best Practice Eye Care

Golden Beach Ophthalmologist

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Open until 5:00pm
64 Landsborough Parade Golden Beach, QLD 4551

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A modern, purpose built and well-equipped fully computerised ophthalmic practice.

At Best Practice Eye Care we pride ourselves on providing the best eye care service for the Sunshine Coast. We host a state of the art facility with full diagnostic capabilities to manage common eye conditions such as cataract, glaucoma and macular degeneration as well as less common problems.

We have a modern operating theatre within the practice, maintained to exacting standards, for minor surgical eye problems including eyelid surgery, pterygiums and intraocular injections for macular disease.

Our services

Treatment for Glaucoma, Macular Dengenration, Cataracts, Blepharitis, Pterygium and Dry Eyes.

Doctor Michael Karpa is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in oculoplastics, glaucoma and developing world ophthalmology. He received a Bachelor of Science with first class honours from James Cook University in Townsville, double majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry. He began research in molecular recognition chemistry, working in Australia at James Cook and Monash Universities, and the United States at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.

Doctor Karpa completed Medical School at Flinders University, underwent registrar training at the Sydney Eye Hospital and completed two ophthalmology fellowship’s, the first with the Fred Hollows Foundation in remote Australia, Fiji and Vanuatu and the second at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust in the United Kingdom. After completing the oculoplastics and glaucoma fellowship in Cornwall, Doctor Karpa completed a further four months of fellowship training in glaucoma at the King’s College Hospital in London, before returning to Cairns to practice.

Doctor Karpa is actively involved in basic science and clinical research with international peer-reviewed publications on synthetic, organic and molecular recognition chemistry as well as on sensory impairment and eye disease. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Medicine for his work on The Blue Mountains Eye Study, examining the impacts of visual and other sensory impairments on older persons, through the University of Sydney.


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Dr Michael J Karpa

Ophthalmologist, Male

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Contact details

64 Landsborough Parade Golden Beach, QLD 4551
(07) 5492 2...
(07) 5492 2...

Opening hours

8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm

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Directions and parking

There is ample parking on Landsborough Drive and surrounds. The area is well served by Public Transport.