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Miss We Fong Siah

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Oculoplastic Surgeon
MB BCh BAO, BA, MRCP(I), FRSCI(Ophth), FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss We Fong Siah at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Surgical correction of droopy eyelid (ptosis), inturning eyelid (entropion), out-turning eyelid (ectropion)
  • Excision of periocular skin cancer and reconstruction
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy surgery (endoscopic endonasal) for blocked tear duct
  • Orbital surgery (biopsy/excision of lesion, orbital decompression for thyroid eye disease)
  • Application of dermal filler

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Professional profile

I am a full time consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon at the University Hospital Southampton. I received comprehensive fellowship training and specialise in the management of oculoplastic (eyelid), lacrimal (relating to the production and drainage of tears) and orbital (eye socket) disorders. I developed the Orbital service at the University Hospital Southampton and set up the endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (endoDCR) service at the Southampton Eye Unit. Together with a consultant endocrinologist, we established the joint thyroid-eye clinic at the University Hospital Southampton.

In my practice, I manage a variety of oculoplastic disorders including droopy eyelid surgery, skin cancer, thyroid eye disease and facial nerve palsy, and performs reconstruction surgery. I also perform endoDCR, an procedure for treating watery eyes caused by blocked tear ducts. I have experience with periocular autologous fat grafting, a procedure to treat hollows around the eyelids, and also with botulinum toxin (botox) and dermal filler injections. I have a broad general ophthalmology background and also performs cataract surgery.

I am registered on the GMC specialist register. I am a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a full member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society (BOPSS).

I am the sub-specialty lead for the Orbital service at the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

In addition to my clinical work, I am involved in research and have multiple peer-reviewed publications in major international ophthalmology journals.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BCh BAO BA / Trinity College Dublin, Ireland / 2005
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Art


Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)
British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS)


Professional leadership

I developed the Orbital service at the University Hospital Southampton. I am the sub-specialty lead for the Orbital service at the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

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Private contact details

Telephone 023 8076 4976
Email peter.ryan@spirehealthcare.com
Private secretary Peter Ryan
Private secretary telephone 023 8076 4976
Private secretary fax 023 8076 4994
Private secretary email peter.ryan@spirehealthcare.com