Phone: 08 9791 4111
Dr Townsend has been a specialist consultant with Bunbury Day Hospital since 2014. Russell sees both insured and uninsured patients with services that include cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma surgery, squint surgery and general and emergency ophthalmic services.
Russell achieved his Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery in 1997 and gained membership to FRANZCO in 2010.
Privately he operates at SJOG Bunbury and the Bunbury Day Hospital. Publicly he operates at Bunbury Hospital and the Busselton Health Campus.
Dr Russell Townsend’s special interests are:
• General ophthalmology
• Cataract surgery
• Medical retinal ocuplastic surgery
• Paediatric ophthalmology
• Medical & surgical glaucoma
Phone: 08 9721 6633
Dr Lasitha is a general ophthalmologist with a sub specialist interest in cataract and corneal surgery.
Trained initially in Sri Lanka, he achieved First Class Honours, seven distinctions and at Postgraduate level the Gold medal for best performance. Further studies include research and a clinical fellowship in cornea, external eye diseases and refractive surgery in Singapore.
Lasitha is an international accredited trainer for the Asia Cornea Society, has numerous publication in peer reviewed journals and presents at conferences including the International Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Before joining Southwest Eye Surgeons in Bunbury, Dr Lasitha gained his UK and Australian ophthalmology fellowships.