Dr. Dean’s warm, down-to-earth manner belies a steely determination to provide the very best care to his patients. He can oﬀer a tailored solution for cataracts and the latest in surgical and non-surgical techniques of vision correction, including premium intraocular lenses and corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus.
Dr Dean also has advanced training in functional and cosmetic eyelid surgery. With a background in general ophthalmology, he combines this experience to provide the best treatment options for each individual.
After attending Tauranga Boys’ College, Dr Dean attended and graduated from the University of Auckland Medical School in 1997. Dr Dean then undertook junior doctor work in Tauranga Hospital before working as a research fellow in the University of Auckland ophthalmology department. He then secured a position on the RANZCO training scheme.
After completing ophthalmic training in Auckland, Simon undertook advanced subspecialist fellowship training in the UK and Scotland. He spent time in Glasgow, Moorfields Bedford, and Birmingham, concentrating on oculoplastics and ocular oncology, and complex anterior segment / corneal surgery and cataracts