Dr Christine Tangas



Dr Christine Tangas is a University of Melbourne graduate who trained in Ophthalmology at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists and Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. She is a general ophthalmologist with a particular interest and expertise in cataract surgery and the use of premium toric and multifocal implants to correct astigmatism and presbyopia in suitable cases.

As well as her private practice, she has been involved in training registrars as part of her public hospital appointment at the RVEEH for many years. She was Head of Clinic for 12 years and currently holds the position of Clinical Lead, Surgical Ophthalmology at the RVEEH.

Dr Tangas has also been involved with University of Melbourne medical student teaching since obtaining her Fellowship. She was Fellow, University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology for 10 years and continues to be involved in undergraduate teaching.

Dr Tangas has also taken part in the clinical teaching of Optometrists when they have spent time at the RVEEH outpatient department.

Special Interests

  • Cataract surgery with particular interest in use of premium implants aiming to achieve spectacle independence.


Registrar Training 


Hospital Appointments

  • RVEEH, Clinical lead, Surgical Ophthalmology
  • PANCH Day Procedure Centre
  • Wyndham Private Day Surgery Centre

Melbourne Cup Clinic Closure

The clinic will be closed from Monday 6th November 2023 and will re-open on Wednesday 8th November 2023.

Happy Holidays

The clinic will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2023 and will re-open on Monday 8th January 2024.

From the team at East Melbourne Eye Group, we wish all of our patients & referrers a happy & safe festive period.

The Christmas holiday period can be a very busy time, please take a moment to ensure you have enough scripts to cover you over the holiday period and your referrals are up to date.