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Clinicians: Lions Eye Institute

“Dr deSousa is an oculoplastic specialist in plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.”

Dr Jean-Louis deSousa

Biography

Dr Jean-Louis deSousa trained in ophthalmology in Perth before completing fellowships in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery in Oxford and East Grinstead in the UK. He is the Head of Department of Ophthalmology and consultant ophthalmologist at Royal Perth Hospital and is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons. He also provides ophthalmic services to the central wheatbelt from Merredin. Dr deSousa is a basic sciences examiner for RANZCO and a consultant and visiting surgeon and lecturer for humanitarian eye projects in Bali and East Timor.

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  • Further Key Experience

    • Fellowships in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery in Oxford and East Grinstead, UK

    Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies

    • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons
    • RANZCO basic sciences examiner

    Current Hospital / University Affiliations

    • Head of Department of Ophthalmology at Royal Perth Hospital
     
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Areas of Expertise

  • Oculoplastic surgery – eyelid tumours, eyelid malposition, cosmetic surgery, non-surgical cosmetic procedures
  • Orbital disease – tumours, trauma and inflammatory orbital disease
  • Lacrimal surgery – endoscopic lacrimal surgery

Locations

  • Lions Eye Institute, Nedlands WA
  • Merredin Health Service, Merredin WA
  • SJOG Subiaco, Perth WA
  • Bentley Hospital, WA
  • Royal Perth Hospital, Perth WA

Languages Spoken

  • English

Date Joined Lions Eye Institute

  • 2007

First Medical Qualification

  • 1995

Initial Medical Training

  • University of Western Australia

Ophthalmology Training

  • Perth
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