Oculoplastics

Oculoplastics provide a range of specialised surgical services locally and across the North of England
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About Oculoplastics Services

The Oculoplastics team at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital provide eye surgery to residents of Greater Manchester. Referrals from across the North of England and North Wales are received as the hospital undertakes a number of highly specialist procedures.

What conditions do we treat?

The team specialises in surgical treatments for the following conditions:

  • Eyelid disorders: eyelid malposition (ectropion, entropion & ptosis), eyelid cancer (Mohs reconstruction surgery), eyelid trauma
  • Tear duct problems (Lacrimal disorders): congenital or acquired tear duct obstruction, watery eyes, tear duct injuries.
  • Orbital disorders: Thyroid Eye Disease, orbital tumours, orbital trauma (orbital fractures)
  • Anophthalmic socket work: eye removal (enucleation / evisceration), orbital implants

What treatments do we offer?

The team are able to provide a number of surgical procedures to help patients treat and manage their conditions.

The surgical team will assess each patient and discuss with them the options for surgery based on their condition or injury.

Who will I see?

The team is made up of a number of consultants who are supported by a highly experienced and dedicated team of oculoplastic nurse practitioners and ocular prosthetics specialists.

Clinical Lead
Saj Ataullah

Get in touch

To speak to one of our oculoplastic nurse practitioners please call the main switchboard on 0161 2761234 and ask to speak to them by quoting one of the bleep numbers listed below.

Natalie Pollitt – Oculoplastic Nurse Practitioner – bleep 5235

John Cooper- Advanced Oculoplastic Nurse Practitioner – bleep 5608

Upcoming Events

All our oculoplastic patients are welcome to attend a drop-in, oculoplastic informal meeting held on a Wednesday afternoon, 2.00 – 4.30pm, every other month. This is an opportunity to meet other patients and speak to some of our specialists. Previously, members of the Oculoplastic team have given informal talks and Hair and Beauty students from Manchester College have provided hand massage, nail and hair treatments.

All oculoplastic patients are very welcome to join us for a drink and cake.

We would be delighted to see you, for more information please contact Anne Mullett via the switchboard quoting bleep 5605

Switchboard – 0161 276 1234

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