Consultant Profile

Mr Yit Fung Yang

Mr Yit Fung Yang MBChB, FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Corneal and external eye disease
    • Glaucoma treatment
    • Lacrimal disorders
    • Macular degeneration
    • Retinal disease
    • Vitreo-retinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Cataract surgery with phacoemulsification
Cataract surgery with complex intraocular lenses
Combined macular hole and cataract surgery
Advance sutureless macular hole surgery
New treatments for macular degeneration
Radiation treatment for macular degeneration
Surgical treatment for macular degeneration
Retinal tears and detachment surgery
Sutureless and complex retinal detachment surgery
Treatment for vitreous floaters
Glaucoma treatments

Research interests:
Radiation treatment for macular degeneration
Combined retinal and cataract surgery
Sutureless retinal and cataract surgery
Complex intraocular lens implantations
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
Member of British and Eire Association of Vitreo-retinal Surgeons
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmologist
Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of European Society of Retinal Specialists
Member of European Vitreo-retinal Society
British Medical Association
Member of Moorfields Alumni Association
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-retinal Surgeon, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Clinical Director for Ophthalmology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Principle Investigator for epi-retinal brachytherapy for age related macular degeneration study

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Samantha Meeson
Private secretary telephone number:
02392 632930
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Yang was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-retinal Surgeon at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in 2003. In 2012, he was appointed Clinical Director of the Ophthalmology Department.

Mr Yang graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1992.  He went on to spend 7 years at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London training under a number of world renowned ophthalmologists.  This included specialist surgical training and further advance subspecialist training in both Surgical and Medical Retina diseases. Mr Yang has extensive experience in routine and complex retinal and cataract surgery.

Mr Yang is well published in peer-reviewed journals on a wide range of ophthalmology topics. He is also active in research and is currently a Principal Investigator in a macular degeneration study using radiation and new anti-VEGF drugs as a treatment modality.

Personal profile:

In his spare time, Mr Yang enjoys tennis, cycling and snowboarding . He has three boys who keep him busy and active. His current spare time endeavour is to learn to play the violin.

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Mr Yit Fung Yang

Mr Yit Fung Yang Ophthalmology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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