also does diabetic and macular degeneration
Luzhansky has achieved many honours. She was awarded
a national merit scholarship in the USA and was
selected for publication in Who’s Who among American
High School Students, an honour awarded only to the
top 0.5% of students in the entire USA.
Luzhansky graduated from Monash University in 1998
with honours. She received the Sophie Davis Prize
and gold medallion for the top graduating student in
medicine. She also received numerous other prizes
including three Faculty of Medicine Prizes for being
the top student each year. She also received the
Australian Medical Association Medical Officers of
Health Prize. She was also a Golden Key National
Honours Society member.
Luzhansky underwent her ophthalmology training at the
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital, specialising in
cataract surgery. She then completed her Oculoplastics
Fellowship further specialising in the treatment of
eyelid diseases including skin tumours and eyelid
Luzhansky regularly attends numerous local and
international conferences. She has published her
ophthalmological research in several scientific
journals. She enjoys teaching, and has lectured at
numerous workshops and clinical meetings for
undergraduate and post-graduate optometrists, general
practitioners, and medical students.
provided volunteer services in a Salvation Army
missionary hospital in Zambia, Africa. She provided
volunteer cataract surgery in Vietnam and Cambodia.
She is keen to provide ongoing care to underdeveloped