Vitreoretinal Surgery

Mr Vaughan Tanner and Mr A. N. El-Amir offer Vitreoretinal Surgery, the latest micro incision technology allowing state-of-the-art retinal surgery for all retinal conditions.

State-of-the-art retinal surgery for all retinal conditions

Spire Dunedin Hospital is the only private hospital in the UK able to offer routine day case, local anaesthetic retinal surgery using disposable instrumentation to eliminate the risk of cross infection.

We also offer the latest techniques in small incision wound construction allowing surgery to be carried out through 23 gauge suture systems. 

Mr Vaughan Tanner
Consultant Ophthamologist

Mr Vaughan Tanner, Ophthalmology Consultant, performs vitreo-retinal surgery at Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading.

To make an appointment, or enquire about retinal detachment surgery then please contact Mr Tanner's medical secreatary Sally Allen on 0800 644 0900 or

More information can also be found on Mr Tanner's website  

Mr Ahmed El-Amir
Consultant Ophthamologist

Mr AN El-Amir offers vitreo-retinal surgery at Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading

To make an appointment, or to enquire please contact Helen Storey on 0118 955 3450 or email

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Vitro-retinal Surgery Information sheets

Please find below the information sheets that you may find helpful once you have had vitro-retinal surgery.


Information on posturing post surgery

Information on eyedrop administration

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