Consultant Profile

Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson

Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson MBBS FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Macular degeneration
    • Retinal disease
Special clinical interests:

Cataract Surgery :

·        Sub 2mm microincision cataract surgery - clear and blue light  filter implants available, using topical (needle free) anaesthesia or anaesthetic of patient’s choice.

·        Refractive cataract surgery offering corneal incision surgery and replacement toric lens implants to relieve astigmatism.

·        Laser treatment for lens capsule thickening following cataract surgery (YAG laser  capsulotomy).


Lucentis VEGF blocker: treatment for macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinal problems. New painless injection technique now available ( ask for Invitria)


Ozurdex: For vein occlusion and other conditions with macular oedema.


Private diabetic eye screening provided


Retinal laser treatment: for retinal tears, diabetic eye disease, vein occlusion.


AMD  (wet and dry age related macula degeneration) Treatmen:,   monitoring, support and advice.


OCT scanning: Personally performed high resolution retinal scans for retinal and glaucoma problems.

·        Epiretinal membrane, macular hole, AMD, Diabetic Eye disease.


Optic nerve head analysis

·        Floaters and  posterior  vitreous detachment

·        Examination and retinal  tear  laser treatment.


Glaucoma:  assessment and monitoring


Eye lid cysts: surgery provided

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Royal Berkshire Hospital Foundation Trust.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmic Surgeons

Member of the British Medical Association

Member of UK society of cataract and refractive surgeons.

Member of the European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgeons


Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0118 955 3566
Private secretary:
Kerry Brunt
Private secretary telephone number:
0118 955 3566
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Sarah-Lucie Watson trained at King’s College Hospital in London.  She has specialised in Ophthalmic surgery since 1990, working as a Registrar and Fellow in the Medical Retina Department at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.  She was then appointed in Berkshire as a full-time surgeon in 2003. 

She has been Clinical Director for the Regional Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (2003-2010) and now leads the Fast Track Service providing for treatment of Macular Degeneration in Reading. 

She was nominated for a National Award for clinical excellence in 2011.             

Miss Watson is the Royal College of Ophthalmologists tutor and educational supervisor responsible for the training of ophthalmologists in Berkshire.

Personal profile:

Sarah- Lucie Watson is married and has three children.

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Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson

Ophthalmology, private cataract surgery, Reading, Berkshire - Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson

Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson


Ophthalmology, cataract surgery, Reading, Berkshire

Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading, Berkshire offers state of the art diagnostic medical and surgical treatments for many eye conditions.  For more information about Ophthalmology services at Dunedin Hospital, Reading, then please click here.

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