Mr Richard Stirling

Mr Richard Stirling

Ophthalmology 03193411

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I was appointed Consultant Ophthalmologist to Darlington Memorial Hospital and The Friarage Hospital, Northallerton in 1998, having taken higher surgical training in Newcastle, Nottingham and Leeds.I obtained my Certificate of Completion of Higher Surgical Training in Ophthalmology in April 1997.
Just prior to my consultant appointment, I undertook a Fellowship in Corneal Surgery in Adelaide, Australia under the tutorship of Professor Coster. My interests include small incision phacoemulsification cataract surgery with astigmatism correcting and multifocal intraocular lenses.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; Multifocal IOL; Refractive lens exchange; Astigmatism correction; Eye - external disorders; Glaucoma; Corneal surgery / disease

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

    Woodlands Hospital (5-50)

  • C7520

    Lens implant/exchange - (1-5)

    Woodlands Hospital (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Woodlands Hospital (1-5)

  • C1230

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)

  • C7910

    Anterior vitrectomy - (1-5)

    Woodlands Hospital (1-5)

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