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

Events & Education

Upcoming Seminars and Lectures


J&J Vision Tecnis Symfony Symposium

Starting Out with Symfony - Dr Michael Forrest

Sydney - Monday July 31, 2017

Brisbane - Wednesday August 2, 2017


Queensland Eye Hospital Optometry Seminars

Nutritional Aspects of Eye Care - Dr Michael Forrest

Queensland Eye Hospital

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


RACGP Queensland Annual Update Weekend: Facets of General Practice

Kid’s Eyes in General Practice  - Dr Michael Forrest

Brisbane, QLD

August 19-20, 2017


4th World Congress of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Topic TBA - Dr Michael Forrest

Hyderabad, India

December 1-3, 2017



Other Events


No other upcoming events at present.




Handouts are not to be reproduced without permission.

Handouts for North Queensland Vision (Cairns, June 10-12, 2011):

Evaluation of the Glaucoma Suspect

5 Rules for the Neuro-ophthalmic Road

Please note: the FORGE concept was developed by Remo Susanna Jr (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Felipe Medeiros and Robert N. Weinreb (University of California, San Diego). The "Evaluation of the Glaucoma Suspect" handout contains a slide describing 5 "FORGE Rules" and a mnemonic. 


Handout for AMAQ Conference Prague, Czech Republic, September 2011 (kindly presented by Dr Richard Kidd, President AMA Queensland):

ROP Telemedicine AMAQ


Handout for Northside Eye Specialists CPD & Film Night November 4, 2011

Diabetes & Hypertension Handout


Other Handouts:

Prematurity and the Eye Handout

Paediatric Glaucoma Handout


Other Links:

Link to Hoyt, Frisen and Newman's seminal 1973 paper on nerve fibre layer defects (at IOVS).

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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

12 Blackwood Street 
(Postal address: PO Box 6134)
Mitchelton  QLD 4053
Phone: 07 3855 2605
Fax: 07 3855 3707