Mr Austin McCormick

Mr Austin McCormick

Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Liverpool Hospital

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Austin McCormick at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I am a member of The Liverpool Eye Clinic based at the Penny Lane Clinic, Spire Liverpool Hospital.

After graduating from the University of Sheffield Medical School I specialised in ophthalmology, completing my junior surgical training in Sheffield and senior training in the Merseyside region. I travelled to Auckland, New Zealand for a one year oculoplastic and lacrimal Surgery Fellowship. I completed my training in Manchester with a further one year fellowship in oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery.

I provide a regional NHS oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital service as part of a team at Aintree University Hospital Trust. I also provide a general ophthalmology service including cataract surgery.

I specialise in several areas of the eye including: Eyelid surgery - eyelid cancer excision and reconstruction, ptosis, entropion and ectropion. I also perform cosmetic eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty), botulinum toxin anti-wrinkle injections and facial fillers (eg Restylane);

Managing eyes that water excessively performing tear duct bypass surgery (dacryocystorhinostomy) by both the external skin incision approach and also the latest endonasal, no incision technique.

Management of thyroid eye disease, including orbital decompression for protruding eyes and eyelid surgery for lid retraction and orbital fat prolapse.

Management of eye socket problems for people with artificial eye prosthesis. Also providing modern small incision cataract surgery by Phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implant.

Private contact details

Telephone 08444 990 617
Private secretary Suzanne Coslett
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1859
Private secretary email
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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon, Aintree University Hospital Trust

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