- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Miss Stephanie West is a Consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Southampton General Hospital. She leads the Tertiary Oculomotility service and has extensive expertise in treating adult and paediatric oculomotility problems (double vision (diplopia), squint (strabismus), abnormal head posture, amblyopia) with medical, surgical and optical treatments.
After graduating from Southampton University Medical school Miss West completed her specialist training in the highly regarded centres of Nottingham and Bristol.
Subsequently she undertook two years of subspeciality training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus including a prestigious fellowship at Sickkids, Toronto, for which she was awarded the JD Morin prize for best fellow as well as a fellowship at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital.
Areas of interest
Amblyopia; Squints; Strabismus; Complex Squints, Adjustable strabismus surgery, Eye movement disorders; Cataracts; Paediatric Eye Conditions; Children; Double Vision, Diplopia; Lazy Eye; Cataract surgery; Blurred Vision;
- Christine Symonds
- Spire Southampton Hospital Chalybeate Close Southampton SO16 6UY
- 023 8091 4515
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Arun Venkataraju Fee Assured
- Dr Paul Sutherland Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
Deputy Clinical Director for Ophthalmology Care Group, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
Papilloedema in children
Retinopathy of Prematurity
The J D Morin Prize for Best Fellow, Sickkids Toronto 2012
The Cheltenham Travel Award 2011 2011
The Elkington prize for Ophthalmology 2001
Electroretinogram assessment of Children with Sensorineural hearing loss: implications for screening
West SK, Hindocha M, Hogg C, Holder GE, Moore AT, Reddy MA
Accepted JAAPOS October 2015
West SK, Williams CE
Update for Clinical Evidence, BMJ 2015 &2011
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Clinic-Based Chloral Hydrate Sedation versus General Anaesthesia for Paediatric Ophthalmological Procedures
Burnett H, Lambley R, West SK, Ungar W, Mireskandari K
British Journal of Ophthalmology (2015): bjophthalmol-2015.
Survey of policy for MRSA screening in English cataract surgical units and changes to practice after updated National guidelines.
Joshi L, West SK, and Herbert L
BMC ophthalmology 13.1 (2013): 80.
Utilization of Outpatient Sedation in Paediatric Ophthalmology: Safety and effectiveness of Chloral hydrate in 1509 sedation episodes
West SK, Griffiths B, Shariff Y, Stephens D, Mireskandari K
BJO September 2013
Response to Outcomes of Orbital blowout fracture surgery in children and adolescents
West SK, Hale JE, Salvi SM, Herbert HM
BJO eletter published on line June 2010
β-Defensin 1 Haplotype associated with post-operative Endophthalmitis
Carter JG, West SK, Haynes RA, Churchill AJ, Joint first author.
Acta Ophthalmol. 2010 Nov;88(7):786-90
A case report of Leigh’s disease causing Convergence Retraction Nystagmus.
West SK, Connors L, Cox T, Coker T
JPOS 2009 Mar-Apr 46(2)
Beware the pulsatile proptosis.
Adams M, West SK, Majid M.
Emerg. Med. J. 2008; 25; 357
Pseudomonal Eyelid Necrosis Associated With Felty Syndrome. A case report.
West SK, Joseph A, Foss AJ
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2008 Jul-Aug;24(4):313-4
Long term follow up of Porous Polyethylene Spherical Implants after Enucleation and Evisceration.
Alwitry A, West SK, King J, Abercrombie LC
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Jan-Feb;23(1):11-5
- Bachelor of Medicine University of Southampton 2001
- Masters of Business Administration Warwick Business School 2014
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2011
- MRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2005
- Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Moorfields Eye Hospital, London 2012
- Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus The Hospital for Sick Children (Sickkids), Toronto 2011
Reference number 6026939
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Specialist register , 2011
Affiliations / memberships
British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association (BIPOSA)
American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Medical Association
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Surgical correction of squint - unilateral - (1-5)
Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)
Excision/biopsy of conjunctival lesion - (1-5)
Surgical correction of squint - bilateral - (1-5)
Revision of squint surgery - (1-5)
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