Ophthalmologists are medical professionals who specialise in matters of the eyes and sight, particularly in identifying or treating the problems that can affect them.
Because your eyes are pivotal in how you experience the world, they deserve the best care. At Spire Dunedin Hospital, our team of dedicated ophthalmologists in the Reading area provide rapid access to treatment. With their experience, they’re able to diagnose a variety of conditions that can affect the eyes, before recommending and undertaking the most suitable form of treatment.
Learn more about Spire’s Reading ophthalmology team.
Treatments offered in Reading
Once a condition has been identified or diagnosed, the team can move on to finding you the best treatment. This may well come in the form of a routine medical procedure, and those they’re experienced in providing to patients include:
Conditions treated in Reading
At Spire Dunedin Hospital, our ophthalmologists in Berkshire will have seen and treated all manner of eye-related health conditions before. Those they’re particularly experienced at dealing with include:
Symptoms treated in Reading
It doesn’t take long for problems with your vision to affect your day-to-day life. But these are not something you need to put up with, and the team at Spire Dunedin can recommend a treatment for you. They’re able to offer relief from symptoms like:
Spire Dunedin Hospital is located just to the west of central Reading along Bath Road. That puts it only a short drive from junction 11 of the M4, if you’re travelling in from further afield. This will be your most convenient Spire facility if you live in places like Henley-on-Thames, Twyford and Wokingham.
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist Cataract and Glaucoma Surgeon
BM, BCh, MA, MD, FRCOphth
After studying medicine at Cambridge and Oxford universities, I completed my higher specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, gaining comprehensive clinical and surgical experience in all of the major specialities within ophthalmology. I spent tw…
BSc Hons (Lond), MBBS (Lond), FRCOphth (Lond)
I am a Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon at the Spire Dunedin Hospital and the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Trust. I am also the Lead Consultant in charge of paediatric ophthalmic screening for, and the treatment of, retinopathy of prematurity f…
BSc (HONs) MB ChB (Hons) MD FRCOphth
I am the senior corneal/anterior segment specialist in the region, with corneal and external eye disease clinics and operating lists at The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading and the Oxford Eye Hospital. I also run a dedicated cataract surgery operating list, u…
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal)
BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCOphth
Vaughan Tanner is a senior consultant ophthalmic surgeon with sub-specialist expertise in micro-incision cataract surgery, vitreo-retinal surgery and age-related macular degeneration.