7 Chesterville Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192

(03) 9584 6122

Dr Lukas Sahhar


Cataract Specialist & General Ophthalmologist

Dr Lukas Sahhar is a comprehensive specialist ophthalmologist with additional training in complex cataract and refractive surgery.

He has started with Cheltenham Eye Centre recently and has availability to accept new referrals.

Dr Sahhar manages conditions including:

  • Cataract with use of modern premium corrective lenses
  • Age related macular degeneration requiring injections
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Pterygium
  • Eyelid entropion and ectropion
  • General ophthalmology

Dr Sahhar is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and a member of the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He is a consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital where he also teaches ophthalmologists in training.

He customises his care and lens selection for the individual patient, offering monofocal, multifocal and extended depth of focus lenses tailored to each patient.

He completed his medical degree at Monash University where he received several Dux awards as well as the Robert Power Prize in Surgery, the Neil Carson Prize in Medicine, the Monash Health Board of Management Prize, the Belinda Farrell Medicine Prize, and the Hector Maclean Prize in Ophthalmology for Monash University. He received a scholarship to complete his Honours research degree with the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University and has also completed a Master of Public Health.

He undertook his specialist training in Melbourne at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Alfred Hospital, Austin Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital. As a registrar he was awarded the Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Society Kath Holmes Prize. He undertook further subspecialist training as the Cataract Surgery Fellow at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne where he gained expertise in managing complex cataract surgery cases and in using modern premium lens technologies.

Dr Sahhar grew up in Warragul, Victoria and enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. He values connecting with his patients and providing friendly and personalised care. Lukas is eager to get to know and work alongside his referrers.