Consultant Profile

Mrs Fran Goldin

Mrs Fran Goldin DBO
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    Special clinical interests:

    Mrs Fran Goldin is interested in any aspect of squint and amblyopia and she is also experienced in treating patients with convergance insufficiency

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Mrs Goldin has now retired from Central Middlesex hospital and only offers private appointments now. 

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

    Member of British Orthoptic Society

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    07956 365539
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01438 721414
    Personal email address:
    Out-patient clinics held at Harpenden first Thursday of every month
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mrs Goldin offers treatment to children and young adults with tracking problems and she also sees a lot of dyslexic patients with focussing difficulties, such as missing words and lines. She is also able to carry out a full set of coloured overlays and test for Irlens Syndrome.

    Mrs Fran Goldin qualified as an orthoptist in 1974 at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Hospital. She worked as a single handed orthoptist at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow for twenty years and then transferred to Central Middlesex Hospital. Mrs Goldin runs a clinic on the first Thursday in every month at Spire Harpenden Hospital. Her referrals come from several consultants working in and out of the Hospital. She sees adults and children who require treatment for squint, amblyopia (lazy eye), muscle palsies and convergence weakness.

    Mrs Goldin has a full set of fresnel stick on prisms which enables her to relieve a patient with diplopia (double vision) immediately.

    Personal profile:

    Mrs Goldin's main hobby outside orthoptics is playing tennis; she is captain of the Pinner Four tennis team. Mrs Goldin lives in Stanmore and has a busy private practice at home. She is also very involved with fund raising for Chai Cancer Care, a charity which raises money for people with cancer.

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    Mrs Fran Goldin

    Fran Goldin, Orthoptist

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