Dr Michael Forrest
MBBS, BMedSc(Dist), FRANZCO

Specialising in Cataract and Strabismus Surgery & general Adult and Paediatric Ophthalmology

About Dr Michael Forrest

Dr Michael Forrest is an ophthalmologist specialising in Cataract Surgery, Strabismus Surgery, and general Adult and Paediatric Ophthalmology.

Since 2005 Dr Forrest has been in practice at Northside Eye Specialists, a long-established group ophthalmic practice equipped with the latest state-of-the-art ophthalmic technology, and since 2012 he has also consulted at Mitchelton. He is committed to achieving the highest standards of care, delivered with professionalism and compassion.


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Cataract Surgery

A cataract is an opacity in the normally clear crystalline lens of the eye. As cataracts become more dense, they cause progressive deterioration in vision.

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Strabismus Surgery

Strabismus is the technical term for misaligned eyes, also known as “squint.” During strabismus surgery the muscles that attach to the eyes are operated upon.

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Other Eye Conditions

Glaucoma is a disease in which the optic nerve is damaged in a characteristic way, eventually leading to loss of vision and blindness.

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Dr Forrest practices at Northside Eye Specialists, based at Chermside, North Brisbane. He also consults at Blackwood Street, Mitchelton.

Northside Eye Specialists
Chermside Medical Complex
3/956 Gympie Road
Chermside QLD 4032
Phone: 07 3359 8886
Fax: 07 3359 5557

17-19 Blackwood Street
Mitchelton  QLD 4053
Phone: 07 3354 3580
Fax: 07 3354 4133