Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson

Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Sarah-Lucie Watson at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal disease
  • Diabetic eye disease

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Professional profile

Sarah-Lucie Watson trained at King’s College Hospital in London. She has specialised in ophthalmic surgery since 1990, working as a Registrar and Fellow in the Medical Retina Department at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. She was then appointed in Berkshire as a full-time surgeon in 2003.

She has been Clinical Director for the Regional Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (2003-2010) and now leads the Fast Track Service providing for treatment of macular degeneration in Reading.

She was nominated for a National Award for clinical excellence in 2011.

Miss Watson is the Royal College of Ophthalmologists tutor and educational supervisor responsible for the training of ophthalmologists in Berkshire.

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery: sub 2mm microincision cataract surgery, refractive cataract surgery, laser treatment for lens capsule thickening following cataract surgery. Lucentis VEGF blocker: treatment for macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinal problems. Ozurdex: for vein occlusion and other conditions with macular oedema. Diabetic eye screening. Retinal laser treatment: for retinal tears, diabetic eye disease, vein occlusion. AMD (wet and dry age related macula degeneration) treatment: monitoring, support and advice. OCT scanning: high resolution retinal scans for retinal and glaucoma problems. Epiretinal membrane, macular hole, AMD, diabetic eye disease. Optic nerve head analysis: floaters and posterior vitreous detachment; examination and retinal tear laser treatment. Glaucoma: assessment and monitoring. Eye lid cysts surgery.

Private contact details

Telephone 0118 955 3566
Private secretary Kerry Brunt
Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3566
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmic Surgeons
Member of the British Medical Association
Member of UK society of cataract and refractive surgeons
Member of the European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Medical Defence Union
General Medical Council

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

Sarah-Lucie Watson is married and has three children.

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