Cataract, Glaucoma surgery, 'Dry eyes'
Cataract, Glaucoma surgery, Corneal endothelium
Honorary Professor in Ophthalmology, Harbin Medical University and Shantou University Medical College, China
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Director of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society for Cataract and Refractive SurgeonsMember of the American Academy of OphthalmologyMember of the Publications Committee of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
Mr Peckar attended St Thomas medical school gaining the Hudson Prize in Ophthalmology in 1971. He was research Senior Registrar at the Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford University leading to an MSc in 1983. He was appointed Consultant Ophthalmologic Surgeon to Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 1983Mr Peckar was responsible for the design and establishment of the Warrington Microsurgical Teaching Centre – a wet lab teaching area for the practice of ophthalmic surgery on porcine eyes.His surgical experience includes cataract surgery since 1973, corneal transplantation since 1975, phacoemulsification (small incision cataract surgery) since 1991, Viscocanalostomy (glaucoma surgery) since 1997 and canaloplasty since 2005.His papers and publications have included work on ophthalmic Lasers, corneal specular microscopy including video training aids, surgical skill transfer in surgical simulation “wet labs” and non-penetrating glaucoma surgery, Schlemm’s Canal Surgery (Viscocanalostomy and Canaloplasty). Mr Peckar’s current practice covers all areas of general ophthalmology with special interests as previously detailed plus Endothelial Specular Microscopy, Corneal Elevation Scanning Mapping Topography, Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT).
Mr Peckar is a Director of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, He is Medical Editor of Euro Times, a monthly publication of the ESCRS with a distribution of 44,000 copies
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