Mr Yit Fung Yang

Mr Yit Fung Yang

Consultant Ophthalmologist


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I have been a Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-retinal Surgeon at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in 2003. I was Clinical Director of the Ophthalmology Department in 2012-2015.

I graduated from Aberbeen University Medical School in 1992 and then spent seven years in specialist surgical training at the world famous Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. I also had further subspecialist training in retinal and macular diseases. I have extensive experience in routine and complex retinal and cataract surgery.

In addition to a busy clinical practice, I am also actively involved in innovative research, training ophthalmologists and auditing surgical results.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Yit Fung Yang at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Microincision or Keyhole cataract surgery
  • Complex and multifocal intraocular lens implant with cataract surgery
  • Retinal disease and retinal surgery including retinal membranes, macular traction and macular holes
  • Retinal laser treatments
  • Vitreous floaters and other vitreous diseases
  • Dry eyes and blepharitis
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Vein occlusion
  • Optical coherence tomography and other eye scans

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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Macular degeneration
Retinal disease

I am well published in peer-reviewed journals on a wide range of ophthalmology topics. I am also active in research and am currently a Principal Investigator in a macular degeneration study using radiation and new anti-VEGF drugs as a treatment modality.

Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-retinal Surgeon, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Chief Investigator current EPIC study (2018)

In my spare time I enjoy tennis, cycling and snowboarding. I have three boys who keep me busy and active. My current spare time endeavour is to learn to play the violin. 

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