Ophthalmologists are doctors and medical professionals who specialise in eye care, namely the diagnosing and treating of conditions that can impact the eyes.
Because our eyes are essential in how we perceive the world around us, it’s vital we keep them in the best condition we can. At Spire, the dedicated team of ophthalmologists in the Edinburgh area are ready and waiting to help with whatever complaint you have. They can investigate and diagnose a huge variety of eye-related health issues, before selecting and moving you forward with a suitable form of treatment. Whatever they suggest will be aimed at improving your prognosis and the condition of your sight in the long-term.
Treatments offered in Edinburgh
It doesn’t take much for the signs of an eye problem to disrupt life as you know it. But these symptoms aren’t something you need live with, thanks to the range of innovative operations Spire’s ophthalmologists near Lothian are trained to undertake, including:
Conditions treated in Edinburgh
At Spire Murrayfield Hospital, the ophthalmology department have seen it all before. With many years’ experience in the field and a wealth of specialisms, Spire’s private ophthalmologists near Fife are here to help if you’re experiencing:
Symptoms treated in Edinburgh
The symptoms of an eye condition range from mildly irritating through to painful and distressing. Whatever the signs are, you don’t need to live with them. Spire Murrayfield’s team are just a call away if you’re experiencing unpleasant effects like:
Spire Murrayfield Hospital is on the western side of the city, close to the rugby stadium and right beside the zoo. That places us not far from the City of Edinburgh Bypass and the Forth Road and Queensferry Bridges. This will also be your closest Spire ophthalmology department if you live in places like Bathgate, Broxburn, Leith and Livingston.
Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
10 Easter Shawfair
Phone: 0131 654 5600
MS (Ophthal), FRCOphth
I have over 13 years of experience as a Consultant Ophthalmologist and I currently work at the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh. My current practice includes general ophthalmic problems with special surgical interests in cataract extract…
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Glaucoma Expert
MBBS, DO, FRCSEd, FRCOphth
I am a Consultant Ophthalmologist with special interest and expertise in sutureless small incision cataract surgery and glaucoma. I am a consultant at Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh and St John's Hospital, Livingston and an Honorary Senior Clinical…
MB ChB, MRCP (UK), FRCOphth
My current practice includes all general ophthalmic problems with special surgical interests in cataract extraction (small incision and complex) and vitreo-retinal procedures. I am often referred patients with complex cataracts both in my NHS and private pract…
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MC BCH BAO MRCS LRCP DO FRCS Edinburgh FRCS Ireland FRC Ophth
I am primarily a paediatric ophthalmologist and manage the full range of paediatric ocular and neuro-ophthalmology conditions, from the common conditions, such as strabismus (squints), amblyopia (lazy eye) and blocked tear ducts (sticky eyes) to rarer ophthalm…
MA, MB BCh, BAO, FRCSI, FRCOphth, FRCS(Ed)
Availability - Shawfair: Thursday 2.30pm-5.30pm.