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

I am a fully trained ophthalmic surgeon. 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.

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

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 perform squint surgery in patients of all ages.

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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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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363