She completed subspecialty training in medical retina & age-related macula degeneration at St James’s University Teaching hospital, Leeds General Infirmary & Calderdale Royal Hospital Halifax, UK obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998 & Completion of Specialist Ophthalmology training in 2005.
Dr Edrich was appointed as a consultant ophthalmologist to a very large NHS teaching hospital in Hull, East Yorkshire in 2005 working at the Hull & East Yorkshire Eye Hospital which served a population of over 600,000. She was involved in the development and expansion of the diabetic retinal screening service, photodynamic therapies & intravitreal treatments for macula degeneration which had just started to become available then. She contributed to Hull York Medical School student teaching, retinal laser simulator training for registrars & was one of the course organisers for the Yorkshire Retinal Society, a national association for retinal specialists.
She emigrated to Australia, for family reasons, in 2007 to take up a Staff Specialist post at the Gold Coast Hospital where she was instrumental in implementing a Queensland Health award-winning fast-track cataract service for patients in 2009.
Dr Edrich also introduced new treatments for macula degeneration to the hospital in 2009 & was involved in the teaching & training of ophthalmic registrars & medical students from both Griffith & Bond schools of Medicine. She is currently a senior lecturer in Ophthalmology for both medical schools. Dr Edrich held a position as an Examiner for the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists from 2008 to 2012 and contributed to the registrar trainee web-based College learning program. She also previously held a mentorship appointment with the College.
In 2009, Dr Edrich joined the team at the Vision Centre, 95 Nerang street, Southport where she offered private Ophthalmology services part-time up until 2013.
Dr Edrich keeps her clinical knowledge up-to-date with regular attendance at various meetings, conferences and courses & takes part in regular continuing professional development requirements with the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.
Her special interests include refractive cataract surgery with a special interest in the use of the latest “extended and continuous range of vision” intraocular lens implants, enabling high levels of spectacle independence.
She is also happy to accept referrals for upper lid blepharoplasty and pterygium surgeries as well as general eye conditions.
To make an appointment please contact See View Eye Specialist clinic on 07 5598 0885
Dr Edrich and her staff are committed to providing individualized and personalized care. Our focus is on optimizing results whilst providing an environment in which you will feel comfortable and at ease. Patient education and well-being are of utmost importance to our team.