Mr Hunter MacLean

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MB, ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCOphth

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My clinical practice encompasses all general eye conditions, however I specialise in cataract surgery and plastic surgery around the eyes including tumour and growth removal. I also specialise in surgery for watery eyes and droopy eyelids as well as artificial eyes.I graduated from Edinburgh University and began my ophthalmic career in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. I completed my training at Newcastle, including fellowships in plastic surgery there and in Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hunter MacLean at Spire include:


Other treatments

Oculoplastic surgery, skin tumour excision and reconstruction, lacrimal surgery (watering eye), ptosis surgery (drooping eyelid), glaucoma treatment.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease

Oculoplastic surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Edinburgh / 1986
Medicine and Surgery

Professional memberships

Founding Member of the British Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust. Clinical Director of Ophthalmic Services, Queen Alexandra.

Personal profile

I am married with two sons. My outside interests centre around sport and music. I played first class rugby and represented Scotland in the University side. Now I restrict myself to tennis, golf and occasional kitesurfing.

Contact information

Private secretary Sharon Phillips
Private secretary telephone 02392 351 991
Private secretary email