Mr Harry Orlans

Mr Harry Orlans

Ophthalmology 07073589

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

About me

Mr Harry Orlans is a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Ophthalmologist based at East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. He specialises in all aspects of vitreoretinal and cataract surgery including surgical management of floaters, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage and complex/secondary lens surgery. Additionally, he performs laser procedures such as YAG laser posterior capsulotomy, laser retinopexy, pan-retinal photocoagulation and laser peripheral iridotomy. He also sees general ophthalmology and emergency patients.

Mr Orlans has undertaken comprehensive and rigorous training at some of the world's most renowned institutions. He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First Class degree in Physiology & Neuroscience, ranked top in the University, before completing his Clinical Medicine training with Distinction at the University of Oxford. He completed his Ophthalmic Specialist Training within the North London Deanery and undertook prestigious clinical fellowships in Vitreoretinal Surgery at St Thomas' Hospital, London and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Mr Orlans also holds a PhD from the University of Oxford where his research focussed on pioneering treatments for inherited retinal diseases.

Mr Orlans has been recognised for his clinical and academic work by the award of numerous prestigious prizes and grants, including the Crombie Medal and the AMO Prize from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Ruskell Medal from the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, the Founder's Cup from the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, and research funding with a total value of over 1.5 million pounds from the Medical Research Council, UK.

Mr Orlans is an active contributor to clinical research and training within the fields of Vitreoretinal Surgery, Ophthalmology and retinal science. He has authored numerous peer reviewed publications and currently serves as tutor for Ophthalmology at the University of Cambridge.

Areas of interest

Flashes and floaters; Epiretinal membrane; Macular hole; Retinal detachment; Vitreous haemorrhage; Complex lens surgery; Vitrectomy; Phacoemulsification cataract surgery; Secondary lens implantation (including sulcus-fixated lenses, Artisan iris claw lenses and scleral-fixated lenses); YAG laser capsulotomy; Laser retinopexy; PRP laser; Laser iridotomy

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