Dr Alan Mulvihill

Dr Alan Mulvihill

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Alan Mulvihill at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Adult squint and double vision
  • Paediatric eye disorders including squint, reduced vision and watery eyes
  • Eyelid lumps and bumps in children and adults
  • Medical reports

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Professional profile

Availability - Shawfair: Wednesday 9.30am-11.30am.

I am a fully trained ophthalmic surgeon. I completed fellowships in paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital (London) and the Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, Canada).

I perform both paediatric and adult strabismus (squint) surgery including adjustable sutures. I am also trained in the use of botulinum toxin for the assessment and treatment of double vision and for the treatment of dystonias such as blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm.

Clinical Interests

Paediatric ophthalmology
Squint surgery

I will see children (from age 0 upwards) with squint and other paediatric eye problems. I also see adults with squint / double vision problems and performs squint surgery in patients of all ages.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

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