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Ms Marta Hovan

Ms Marta Hovan

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MD, FRCOphth, FEBO

Practising at

Spire Cheshire Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Marta Hovan at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant ophthalmologist for over four years with subspecialist interests of glaucoma management and cataract surgery. I lead the glaucoma service in Warrington Hospital and perform numerous different glaucoma operations that suits the severity of the disease including microinvasive glaucoma surgery. I attained my medical degree and ophthalmic training in Hungary. Moving to the United Kingdom I received further training including two fellowships in medical retina at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital 2011 and Glaucoma at Queens' medical centre in Nottingham 2012. Following the exit exam I became Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2011. I take pride in my work as a medical doctor and make every effort to continuously improve my knowledge and skills.

I have wide experience of treating various eye diseases with special interest in medical and surgical glaucoma management and cataract surgery.

To date I have performed over 2,600 cataract surgeries and more than 600 glaucoma operations as well as over a thousand intravitreal injections for retinal conditions. I carried out close to a hundred revision surgeries following previous cataract and glaucoma procedures including secondary lens implantation. I offer laser treatment for glaucoma and post-operative cataract patients weekly in my NHS practice.

I was the audit and governance lead in Warrington for almost two years. Now I am responsible for conducting clinical research in the department.

I lead the teaching of medical students in the ophthalmic department and am an honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool. As glaucoma lead I am responsible for training, organising and monitoring the multidisciplinary team that cares for glaucoma patients in Warrington Hospital.

I am a faculty member of the Microsurgical Skills Course of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Retinal disease
Corneal and external eye disease

Special Clinical Interests: Ophthalmology individual treatments; cataract surgery, eyelid cyst removal and laser eye treatment.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MD / University of Debrecen Medical School, Hungary / 1995
Doctor of Medicine

Specialist in Ophthalmology / Hungary / 2000
Ophthalmologist

FRCOphth / United Kingdom / 2011
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

FEBO / Paris, France / 2011
Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology


Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
United Kingdom and Erie Glaucoma Society
United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refratcive Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Unit


Professional leadership

I am the glaucoma lead at Warrington Hospital and I lead the ophthalmic training of medical students.

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Private contact details

Telephone Out patient appointments - 01925 215 087