Optimising outcomes in ophthalmic surgery
Dr Peter Beckingsale is a Brisbane based ophthalmologist specialising in Anterior Segment eye surgery. This includes all aspects of corneal, cataract and refractive surgery. Peter graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School in 1996 and completed his residency and ophthalmology training in Brisbane. He was awarded the ARVO and RANZCO/Allergan scholarships. He then went to England for fellowship training at The West of England Eye Unit and then the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead where he underwent subspecialty training in corneal, anterior segment and refractive surgery.
He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and a director of the Australian and New Zealand Corneal Society. He is Assistant Medical Director of the Queensland Eye Bank, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and a guest lecturer for the University of Sydney Masters program in Refractive Surgery and the University of Melbourne Eye Banking Course.
Peter utilizes the latest techniques and technologies to optimize the outcomes for his patients. This includes all forms of corneal transplantation such as DSAEK, DMEK, DALK and PK. He has a special interest in complex and refractive cataract surgery and offers a range of multifocal, extended depth of focus and standard lenses to suit each patient’s expectations and requirements, as well as glaucoma drainage stents. He is also a highly experienced laser refractive surgeon, performing LASIK, PRK, SMILE and phakic implant lenses to be able to correct most cases of short and far sightedness.
Peter practices at Terrace Eye Centre and Laser Sight. Corneal and cataract cases are best managed at Terrace Eye Centre, while refractive and laser cases should come to Laser Sight. Both centres have a full range of modern diagnostic equipment and highly trained assistant staff to help make sure of the most accurate assessment and surgical planning resulting in the safest and highest quality results.
Dr Peter Beckingsale MBBS FRANZCO