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Dr Harry Bennett

Dr Harry Bennett

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MB ChB, MRCP(UK), FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Harry Bennett at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

Ophthalmology

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Professional profile

Availability - Shawfair: Tuesday 2pm-4pm.

My undergraduate training was at Manchester University, qualifying with MB ChB in 1989. After working in a variety of medical specialities in MRCP(UK) in 1992, I moved north to Glasgow to commence a rotation in ophthalmology. I spent seven years training in ophthalmic units around the west of Scotland achieving FRCOphth in 1995. I have undergone specialist fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery both in Glasgow and Manchester. My current practice includes all general ophthalmic problems with special surgical interests in cataract extraction (small incision and complex) and vitreoretinal procedures.


Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Vitreo-retinal surgery
Diabetic eye disease

Small incision phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Vitreoretinal surgery. Complex and high risk cataract surgery. Diabetic eye disease.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh

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Personal Profile

I am married with three children and a dog. Having been a member of a Blues Brothers tribute band, I still play the trumpet when I can. I enjoy snowboarding and golf when the children permit.

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