Ophthalmologists are medical experts who deal primarily with matters of the eyes. This makes them uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat a wide variety of health issues that can affect the eyes and sight.
Your eyes act as your windows to the world, so it’s important to look after them. At Spire, our highly-skilled ophthalmologists in the Cambridge area can offer excellent treatment and very short waiting times. Because eye conditions can be disruptive to your daily life, our team strive to diagnose and alleviate any complaints as soon as they can. Using all the latest tests, technology and techniques, they can offer a procedure that will improve your prognosis.
Treatments offered in Cambridge
Because eye conditions can be uncomfortable to live with, Spire’s private ophthalmologists in Cambridgeshire provide rapid access to a range of treatments. Having diagnosed your problem, they’ll determine which option is most suitable in your situation, including:
Conditions treated in Cambridge
At Spire Cambridge Lea, our ophthalmology department specialise in all matters affecting the eyes, and that means they’ve dealt with practically every condition before. They have plenty of experience in diagnosing and relieving common complaints like:
Symptoms treated in Cambridge
The symptoms of an eye problem can start to affect your day-to-day life. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With all the latest tools and techniques at their disposal, Spire Cambridge Lea’s ophthalmology department can offer effective relief from effects like:
Spire Cambridge Lea is easy to reach from many parts of the region, including towns like Cottenham, Ely, Huntingdon, Royston and St. Neots. It can be found in the Impington area just north of Cambridge, along New Road. This places the hospital conveniently close to the M11, which can be accessed via the A14.
We're a 40-minute drive from London Stansted Airport and 15 minutes from Cambridge train station, which has direct links into London's King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations.
Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon
MA, MD, FRCS(Eng), DO, FRCOphth
I was appointed to Addenbrookes Hospital as a Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon in 1996 having trained in London, Nottingham, Cambridge and New York.
I am a consultant ophthalmologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. My clinical practice comprises general ophthalmology with sub-specialty interests in cataract surgery, vitreoretinal surgery (including retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage and macular…
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MBBS MS MD FRCSEd FRCS Glas. FRCOphth
BSc (Hons) MBBS, FRCOphth, MD
I am a consultant ophthalmic surgeon based at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon where I head up the glaucoma specialist service in one of the best equipped and subspecialised units in the country. I am also an honorary consultant at Addenbrookes Cambridge wh…