Mr David Farnworth

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MB, BS (London), MRCP (UK), FRCOphth

Specialises in

I lead a specialist medical retina clinic at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, but the majority of my workload remains phakoemulsification cataract surgery and the management of glaucoma in my general ophthalmic clinics.

I qualified from St George's Hospital, London in 1989, where I specialised in general medicine. I then received my MRCP and completed my general ophthalmic training in Leicester, Cardiff and London.

I have a special interest in medical retina disease. After a clinical research fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital 1998 to 2000, I developed an interest in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David Farnworth at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Retinal disease

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Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

When I get the time I enjoy sports - tennis, cricket, golf, hill walking and water colour painting. I am married to a GP who works as a clinical assistant in dermatology and have two children.

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