Mr Yih-Horng Tham

Consultant Ophthalmologist

FRCOphth, MBChb


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I graduated from Liverpool University Medical School with honours and am an award-winning Consultant Ophthalmologist with specialist interests in Glaucoma, Cataract surgery, Ophthalmic Digital Systems, and Service Development.

​I have trained in several world-renowned eye units including St Thomas' Hospital, Kings College Hospital, Sussex Eye Hospital, the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery at Queen Square, and Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road.

My final training tenure was as Senior Clinical Fellow in Glaucoma at the internationally acclaimed Moorfields Eye Hospital. There I learned cutting-edge surgical techniques from some of the World's best ophthalmic surgeons as well as gaining exposure to the mechanics of some of the world's foremost healthcare models. A relationship I continue to foster to this day.

I am the Lead for Glaucoma for the East Sussex Hospital Trust as well as the Lead for Ophthalmic Informatics. In combining these roles I have driven innovation in the Glaucoma Service by introducing new laser services, the creation of an innovative diagnostic hub, and launched East Sussex's first-ever Virtual Glaucoma Service.  

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Yih-Horng Tham at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

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Additional information

Ophthalmology
Glaucoma treatment

MBChB with Honours Medicine / Liverpool University / 2004
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

FRCOphth / Warrington Hospital / 2017
Ophthalmic Specialist Training

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Glaucoma Lead at East Sussex Healthcare Trust

Private secretary Elaine Mills
Private secretary telephone 07733 141520