I specialised in ophthalmology in Edinburgh, Scotland. On completion of training as a comprehensive ophthalmologist, I spent an additional year studying and researching refractive surgery and corneal transplantation. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and an examiner of ophthalmologists-in-training at the Royal Colleges. I am also a member of the European & the United Kingdom and Ireland Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the United Kingdom Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. I have published articles in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals and am certified to use excimer laser for correction of refractive errors with latest technologies including wavefront guided and wavefront optimised treatments.
As consultant surgeon at the Royal Eye Infirmary in Plymouth since 1997, and Hon. Professor in the University of Plymouth since 2013, I regularly perform major eye operations including corneal transplants, surgery to treat cataracts, glaucoma, and eye trauma as well as laser treatment. My sub-specialty interest is in refractive and vision correction surgery, procedures which can reduce or eliminate the need for corrective lenses, providing patients with improved vision and a new sense of freedom. I performs laser assisted in situ keratomeleusis (LASIK), limbal relaxing incisions (LRI), astigmatic keratotomy (AK), lamellar keratoplasty (LK), endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK), excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), laser assisted epithelial keratomeleusis (LASEK), Epi-LASIK, collagen cross-linking and clear lens extraction with advanced aspheric and toric intra-ocular lens implantation.
My practice is devoted to enhancing and correcting your eyesight by using state-of-the-art technology that will result in better vision, and a better quality of life.
A standard of excellence in personalised care enables me to provide the quality eye care services that my patients deserve. I provide comprehensive treatment planning and follow strict standards that ensure your treatment or surgery will go smoothly and provide you with the results you desire.
Education & Experience
I truly believe that excellence in performing all eye procedures is derived from both education and experience. I strive to keep current on the latest techniques and standards so I can provide my patients with the safest treatments and procedures with the most optimal results. That’s why I focus on thorough exams – checking your total health before performing any procedures. I also know that surgery, if needed, is never routine, no matter how many thousands of times I have performed such procedures. I never take for granted that you have placed a great deal of confidence in me. For this reason, a review of your medical history and your current health are taken into consideration before I begin any procedure.
Safety, sterilization and infection control is of utmost importance to me. To protect my patients and myself, I strictly maintain sterilization and safety standards to ensure you are protected at all times.
Training & Expertise
I want you to be confident in knowing that I lead a team of highly trained and skilled nurses and technicians. I pride myself in providing the care you need to keep your eyes healthy and your vision at its best. To give you the best possible service and results, I am committed to continual education and learning. I regularly attend relative lectures, meetings, and conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern eye care practice can utilize to perform the latest state-of-the-art procedures. Also, being member of various professional associations help me to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for my profession.
A Positive Experience
Building a foundation of trust by treating my patients as special individuals is vital to my success. I want your visit to my clinic to be a positive experience. I am dedicated to providing you with the excellent, personalised care and service you deserve. Whatever I can do to make your experience with me more comfortable and pleasant, please don’t hesitate to let me know.
I thank you for allowing me to take care of your eye care needs and look forward to helping you.