Mr Neil Rowson


Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Neil Rowson at Spire include:


Other treatments

Cosmetic Surgery: Eyeslids, Cataract surgery, Oculoplastic surgery, Lacrimal disorders. Trabeculectomy Punctoplasty Pteryguim Correction of ptosis Dacryocysto-rhinostomy

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Professional profile

I qualified from Leeds Medical School in 1982. He trained in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and Birmingham Eye Hospital. I held specialist Fellowship posts in Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital surgery at Moorfields and at the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, before taking up my NHS post in 1997.

Since then I have developed a busy, well equiped private practice specialising in small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery, including cosmetic lid surgery.

I am a Fellow of the Royal College of ophthalmologists, a member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society and a member of the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and; Reconstructive Surgeons. I am also the Vice President of the Ophthalmology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Research Interest: Acquired lacrimal drainage obstruction in patients on chemotherapy.

I am available Mondays, Thursdays and Friday mornings-

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Lacrimal disorders
Oculoplastic surgery
Paediatric ophthalmology
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration
Refractive surgery
Squint surgery
Vitreo-retinal surgery
Retinal disease

Cosmetic eyelid surgery

Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741 150
Private secretary Maura Smith
Private secretary telephone 01892 740789
Private secretary fax 01892 740 791
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
British Oculoplastic Surgical Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

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Personal Profile

Mr Rowson lives with his wife and four children in Tunbridge Wells. Aside from his professional interests he is an avid reader, has run several marathons and is a keen sailor and fencer.

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