Dr Simone Beheregaray

MD, PhD, FRANZCO

Dr Simone Beheregaray is a FRANZCO qualified Ophthalmologist with extensive Research and Clinical Ophthalmology experience, both internationally and in Australia.

She graduated from Medical School with outstanding performance at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil and became a specialist by the Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology.  After working as a consultant in her home country, she was awarded with a Monbukagakusho scholarship and she received her PhD degree from the University of Tsukuba in Japan. In 2015, Dr Beheregaray relocated to Australia.

As well as extensive training and experience in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, she has undertaken subspecialty Fellowships in Glaucoma (Brazil), Cornea (Sydney Eye Hospital), Cataract and Refractive Surgery (The Queen Elizabeth Hospital), and the Fred Hollows Fellowship (Lions Outback Vision, WA) and has numerous peer-reviewed publications in these areas.

Dr Beheregaray is available for Ophthalmic consultations for new and returning patients on the full range of Ophthalmic conditions as currently offered by the SA Eye Specialists Practice, including cataract, ocular surface diseases, cornea, pterygium, glaucoma, diabetes, and comprehensive General Ophthalmology. She has special interest in laser refractive surgery, crosslinking and cataract surgery with implantation of premium lenses.

In addition, Dr Beheregaray attends public patients at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Cataract Surgery

A cataract means that the eye’s lens has become clouded to the extent that it impacts on clear vision. Although they are most often a consequence of ageing, cataracts can occur in

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Pterygium

Pterygium refers to a scar tissue that grows from the corner of the eye and extends over the cornea and towards the pupil. It can cause serious vision concerns if it grows over the

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Eyelid Malpositions – Causes, Surgery & Treatment

Eyelid malposition is abnormal positioning of the eyelids due to various causes. It is usually caused by relaxation of tissues around the eye mostly due to ageing, but can also

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Squint

Strabismus, also known as squint, can manifest itself in a number of different ways and presents in both adults and children.

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the name given to a group of diseases that affect the fibres in the optic nerves. It can significantly impact your vision, and if left untreated, can result in the

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Paediatric Ophthalmology

Paediatric ophthalmology is a specialised field that focuses on detecting and correcting vision problems and eye diseases in children.

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Corneal Conditions

Corneal Conditions, treatment information coming soon

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Memberships and Fellowships

The team at SA Eye Specialsits are active members and fellows of multiple organisations including

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