Dr Gaskin has specialist training in the surgical correction of
– Eyelid malposition (drooping or sagging eyelids)
– Functional and cosmetic blepharoplasty
– Peri-ocular skin cancer
– Watery eyes
He also consults and offers expert opinion for patients with
– Diseases of the eye socket
– Patients with optic neuropathy or optic nerve head swelling
– General ophthalmic disease
Brent completed his medical degree at the University of Otago in 1998, and advanced surgical training in various New Zealand and Australian hospitals.
After completing a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the West Midlands Neurosciences Centre (2009-2010), he returned to Australia to undertake a 12-month Oculoplastic and Orbital surgical fellowship at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. In February 2011 he accepted a Consultant role as Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic/Orbital Surgeon and Neuro-ophthalmologist with the Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand. He and his wife Jennifer were actively recruited to the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in late 2014, taking up positions in early 2015.
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).
Brent currently practices at Armadale Eye Clinic, The Bays Eye Centre, and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital