Consultant Profile

Dr Ray Radford

Dr Ray Radford MB ChB MRCP FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Glaucoma treatment
Special clinical interests:

Spectacle free cataract surgery, Raised eye pressure and glaucoma care, eyelid surgery, general eye related concerns and problems

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

British Oculoplastic Society

British Medical Association

Medical Defence Union

General Medical Council

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 092 9601
Monday am alternate weeks and Wednesday am monthly
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Radford is a very experienced cataract and eyelid surgeon with over 18 years experience. He has performed thousands of  cataract and eyelid operations. He offers all patients friendly, personal and individualised care, which for many results in spectacle free sight for both distance and reading vision after cataract surgery.   Mr Radford has been a lecturer and trainer nationally in the field of glaucoma. He has been trained and subspecialised in complex eyelid surgery including reconstructive surgery.

Mr Radford was educated in Poulton le Fylde before going onto Manchester University to qualify in Medicine. Thereafter he had a diverse training in General Medicine and Haematology before going onto specialise in Eye Medicine. He finished his training in Manchester specialising in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery. He was appointed Consultant at Preston Royal 2004 where he has been clinical and governance lead. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer, teaching diverse subjects including patient safety and communication.

Services Offered

All General Eye concerns - dry eye, sore eyes, blurred vision, eye strain, red eyes

Cataract surgery - safe comfortable day case surgery with possible spectacle freedom

Raised eye pressure and glaucoma care

Eyelid surgery - all aspects from simple cysts and tags to eyelid reconstruction

Personal profile:

Mr Radford lives locally near his immediate family. Mr Radford enjoys water sports of all kinds and is a Day Skipper with RYA.  Mr Radford is a swimmer previously taking part in competitive events. Other interests include art, cooking and enjoying the Lake District.  Mr Radford has a keen interest and enjoyment of rugby.

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