Dr Brent Gaskin

MB ChB, FRANZCO

Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgeon and Neuro-ophthalmologist

Dr Brent Gaskin is an ophthalmologist with particular interests in ophthalmic plastic and orbital surgery and neuro-ophthalmology. Brent commenced private consulting in Mornington and operating at The Bays Hospital in April 2015.

Brent completed his medical degree at the University of Otago, NZ in 1998 and surgical training in various New Zealand and Australian hospitals. He completed a 12 month Oculoplastic and Orbital surgical fellowship in Brisbane in February 2011 and returned to New Zealand to practice as a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic/Orbital Surgeon and Neuro-ophthalmologist with the Auckland District Health Board. Brent is a member of a number of national and international societies, including the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons (ANZSOPS), the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), and Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australia (NOSA). He commenced private practice in New Zealand in 2012 until relocating to Victoria in April 2015.

Brent has established his private practice in Mornington with The Bays Eye Centre, working with ophthalmologist colleagues Mark Renehan and Mark Walland. Brent also commenced a public appointment with The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in April 2015. Brent and his family have permanently relocated to Victoria.

Indications for Referral

  • Eyelid malposition (ptosis, ectropion, entropion)
  • Functional and cosmetic blepharoplasty
  • Peri-ocular skin cancer
  • Watery eyes
  • Diseases of the eye socket
  • Patients with optic neuropathy or optic nerve head swelling
  • General ophthalmic disease
Special Interests

  • Eyelid malposition (ptosis, ectropion, entropion)
  • Functional and cosmetic blepharoplasty
  • Prei-ocular skin cancer
  • Watery eyes
  • Diseases of the eye socket
  • Patients with optic neuropathy or optic nerve head swelling
  • General ophthalmic disease

Qualifications

  • MB ChB University of Otago Dunedin NZ 1998
  • FRANZCO 2010

Public Hospital Appointments

  • Auckland District Health Board (2011 – April 2015)
  • Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (April 2015-current)

Consulting Details

The Bays Eye Centre 328 Main Street 
Mornington 3931

Phone: 03 5975 2422