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Dr Antony Bedggood

03 595 1360 Canterbury
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Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations

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about Dr Antony Bedggood

Dr Antony Bedggood is an experienced Cataract surgeon
Sub-specialist Consultant Paediatric and Neuro-Ophthalmologist.
His multidisciplinary private practice in Christchurch is fully equipped to manage complex eye disease in children & adults, & also common conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration & diabetes.

Specialist Experience
20 years in New Zealand & Australian public hospitals managing all common eye conditions & teaching, with a specific focus on cataract, paediatric, neurological, glaucoma & retinal disease.
Private: 1000s of children seen, surgeries & clinic procedures done each year, with a strong equity focus


Areas of Specialisation
Cataract surgery in adults & children of all ages. Premium lens implants.
Neurological eye disease, headache & double vision assessment.
Strabismus treatment: surgery, Botox injection
Childhood squint, amblyopia & glasses
Retina: diabetic, macular degeneration, childhood, genetic
Flashes & Floaters urgent assessment
Treatment of retinal disease: laser, intravitreal injection
Glaucoma (childhood & adult): laser, surgery
Eyelid surgery: lesion excision, Blepharoplasty
Pterygia surgery: hospital & clinic based

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Cataract surgery, Consultations and assessments, Intravitreal injections, Eyelid surgery, Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Pterygium or pinguecula surgery, Visual field tests, YAG laser capsulotomy


MBChB 1996, FRANZCO 2005

Specialist Training
MBChB Otago medical school (distinction in medicine,
RANZCO Ophthalmology vocational training & 12 month Vitreoretinal Fellow in Wellington.
Sub-specialist 12 month Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship 2007 at Brisbane Royal Childrens Hospital

Current Positions

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Christchurch Dept of Ophthalmology;
  • Pvt practice in Christchurch, from the Children's Specialist Centre, Longhurst Medical Centre and Fendalton Eye Clinic

contact Dr Antony Bedggood

03 595 1360

Family Eye Centre, Unit 15, 211 Ferry Rd, Christchurch


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