The Ophthalmology department at The Beacon Consultants Clinic offers a very wide spectrum of services including cataract surgery, refractive surgery, squint surgery and retinal surgery. The department also offers a wide range of medical services such as corneal topography and tomography, IOL Master Examinations, OCT, fundus photography and fluorescein examinations and visual field analysis. Laser eye surgery is carried out in the Beacon complex at the Wellington Eye Clinic.
There is a dedicated ophthalmologic theatre with a Zeiss ceiling-mounted operating microscope. Here various eye surgeries are performed under topical anaesthesia (anaesthetic eye drops only), local blocks or general anaesthesia (asleep during the surgery). Sometimes the surgeon will have a preference of anaesthesia for a particular procedure but mostly it is the patient’s preference.
Mr. Mark Cahill is a consultant eye surgeon with a special interest in retinal diseases in The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and Beacon Hospital. He is also the clinical lead for Global Vision, which provides photography…
Sub-Specialty Interests: Medical Retina and Surgical Retina