Welcome to Blink Eye Clinic

State-of-the-art eye clinic specialising in cataract surgery, vitreoretinal surgery and macular disease.




Unique. Modern. Innovative.

Blink Eye Clinic is a testament to creative design, born from the idea that doctors’ consultation rooms should be warm, friendly and hospitable. With the most up-to-date technology and an internationally-trained subspecialist eye surgeon, Blink Eye Clinic offers patients a world-class ophthalmic service, locally. More about Blink Eye Clinic

Richard Barry - Cataract & Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Macula Specialist

Richard is a subspecialist ophthalmologist. Upon completing his registrar years at the Sydney Eye Hospital, he then undertook overseas international fellowship training in medical and surgical retina in the United Kingdom. Originally from Ireland, Richard, and his wife Lucinda, as well as their three children Emiliana, Arthur and Adaline, now proudly call Canberra home. Blink, Richard’s contemporary eye clinic, located in Barton, is the fruits of many years of labour and learning. This unique practice embodies all that Richard believes in, offering patients a warm and friendly environment, coupled with the highest quality ophthalmology services available anywhere in Canberra. The staff that Richard has recruited manifest the same enthusiasm and geniality that Blink is all about. We look forward to meeting you soon. Meet the team

Comprehensive Eye Care

Blink Eye Clinic offers a full range of ophthalmic services, specialising in:

  • Premium Cataract Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injections for Macular Disease
  • Medical, Laser and Microsurgical Treatment for Glaucoma
  • Specialist Laser Treatment for Vitreous Floaters and Retinal Disease
  • Pterygium and Eyelid Surgery

See what we do 


At Blink, we believe good communication with patients is essential. We pride ourselves on treating each of our patients as a unique individual. We spend time informing our patients thoroughly, patiently listening and answering any queries or concerns.


An essential aspect of Blink is to create an environment where patients feel comfortable and cared for. A place where they feel relaxed knowing that they’re in good hands. Friendliness is a key component to healthcare. It’s amazing how much a warm smile can help patients who might be otherwise feel vulnerable and anxious. It costs nothing but gives much. Picture: Dr Richard Barry with his daughter, Emiliana.

Common eye conditions
Cataract is a clouding of the natural lens in the eye.
Age-related macular degeneration leads to atrophy and scarring of the central macula.
Blink Eye Clinic

Book an appointment

Call us on 02 51040929 or email hello@blink.clinic Prepare for your visit.