Ophthalmologists are healthcare professionals and doctors who are trained in eye care. Day to day, they diagnose and provide treatment for the many conditions that can impact the eyes and sight.
At Spire, the highly skilled team of ophthalmologists offer Leicester area residents rapid access to care. Between them, they have a wealth of combined knowledge and experience, meaning there’s no condition they can’t help with. Using all the latest tools and techniques, they can get you diagnosed and treated with minimal waiting times, so you can feel your best again in no time.
Treatments offered in Leicester
The unpleasant impacts of an eye problem aren’t something you ought to live with. Spire’s private ophthalmologists in Leicestershire are ready to help, through one of many innovate procedures they’re trained to perform, including the likes of:
Conditions treated in Leicester
At Spire Leicester Hospital, the team have many years’ experience in the field. From the most common of complaints though to rare and complex eye issues, they’re almost always able to come up with a solution that improves your long term eye health. Conditions they see most often include:
Symptoms treated in Leicester
The common symptoms of eye-related health issues include disturbances to your vision, which can easily make your daily routine a struggle. It should never have to be like this, so let them team at Spire Leicester know if you’re experiencing:
Spire Leicester can be found in the Oadby area, a little to the south east of the city centre. This will also be your nearest Spire ophthalmology department if you call towns like Birstall, Coalville, Corby, Hinckley and Lutterworth home.
As well as being close to the city centre, we're just seven miles from junction 21 of the M1 and easily accessible from the A47 and A6.
We're less than an hour's drive from Nottingham East Midlands and Birmingham International airports.
We're three miles (or a 15 minute cab ride) from Leicester railway station.
MBBS, FRCS Ed (Ophth)
In my general ophthalmic practice I perform small incision cataract surgery (phakoemulsification) as well as treating glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In my retinal clinic I manage patients with age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), macular hole, retinal …
DO FRCS FRC Ophth
I run a busy tertiary referral service for vitreo-retinal surgical patients (eg retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, macular hole, surgical treatment for vitreous floaters) at the Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital and at the Spire Leicester Hospital.
MBBS, MS(Ophtho), FRCS(Ed)
I completed my fellowship training in uveitis and medical retina at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.