Fiona Suter

Fiona is a Nurse Practitioner specialising in Ophthalmology. She graduated in 1991, and has worked in Ophthalmology since starting at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London in 1993. She returned to New Zealand, eventually becoming Charge Nurse of Auckland Hospital eye surgery operating theatres; she then completed her Masters Degree at Massey University in Nursing in 2005, her Nurse Practitioner qualification from the NZ Nursing Council in 2018, and is unique in New Zealand as a nurse providing laser eye surgery for post-cataract, retinal and glaucoma conditions. She predominantly provides nurse-led glaucoma and macular degeneration care in clinics alongside Ophthalmologists and is influential in NZ nursing, developing policies and guidelines for the care of these conditions within NZ hospital eye departments. She works closely with Dr Antony Suter.