Mr Christopher Williams

Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MB BCh (Hons), MRCP, FRCOphth

Specialises in

  • Cataract removal surgery
  • Macular degeneration treatment
  • YAG laser treatment

At Spire Cardiff Hospital I provide general ophthalmology consultations, specialising in cataract surgery and retinal diseases and their treatment.

I am also a Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.

I originally worked as an optometrist before qualifying with honours from University of Wales College of Medicine. I undertook general medicine training in South Wales, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. I trained in general ophthalmology in Southampton and the Wessex rotation. This was followed by Fellowships in vitreoretinal surgery in Southampton and Melbourne, Australia.


General Medical Council Number: C4188276

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christopher Williams at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Retinal laser treatment
  • Vitreoretinal surgery (retinal detachment, macula hole, epiretinal membrane, diabetic retinopathy)

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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration

Special clinical interests: General ophthalmology; retinal surgery; macular degeneration; macular hole surgery; diabetic eye disease.

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.

Telephone 0292 073 6011
Private secretary Janine Jones-Pritchard
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