Dr Tai Smith

A Brisbane Ophthalmologist specialising in Eye lid, Orbit and Lacrimal surgery.  Learn about Dr Smith’s experience, training and special interests. Learn more.

Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty, Brow liftChalazion, Ptosis, Ectropion and Entropion are the most common eyelid operations performed by Dr Smith.  Learn more about eyelid surgery.

Orbit Surgery

Management of infections, masses and tumours of the eye socket and Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves disease or Graves orbitopathy). Learn more.

Lacrimal Surgery

Specialising in the assessment of watering eyes and innovative endonasal tear duct (Dacryocystorhinostomy) and Jones tube surgery.  Learn more.

Tumour Surgery

Treatment of Benign lumps and bumps and xanthelasma.   Eyelid cancers (BCC, SCC and melanoma) utilising tissue preserving, margin control techniques and reconstruction teaming with Mohs Micrographic surgeons. Learn more.

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

Laser blepharoplasty to the upper and lower eyelids to restore a youthful appearance.  Expertise in Asian eyelid double crease surgery using incisional techniques. Learn more.

Latest Blog Posts

  • How much is a loaf of bread? And why can’t you work out eyelid surgery cost from Google.

      The most common email enquiry I receive from prospective patients is simply: How much does eyelid surgery cost? It’s actually a difficult question to...

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  • Laser lower eyelid blepharoplasty: real results...

    Last week I operated on a lovely patient who was absolutely thrilled with the result of her lower eyelid blepharoplasty. Her recovery was a breeze...

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  • Dr Tai Smith - Optical Illusion

    Amazing water glass trick like the human eye!!!

    If you are like me, you’ll love science experiments. Did you know your eye is a complex optical system? Light enters the eye and is refracted...

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  • Naunchaky Tube - Dr Tai Smith

    Cowabunga – when DCR surgery collides with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    I loved the TMNT when I was growing up. How cool is Michaelangelo? His weapon of choice is the Nunchaku. This is a weapon that...

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Please note Dr Tai Smith is consulting at Chermside, Springwood, Caboolture and Bundaberg. He no longer consults at South Brisbane.