Paediatric ophthalmologists (Children’s eye specialist)

What is a paediatric ophthalmologist?

A paediatric ophthalmologist is a doctor that cares for children with any eye condition. Common conditions include, refractive/optical problems, strabismus (also known as squint), infections such as conjunctivitis and eyelid lesions such as styes.

Our general paediatric team can assess, reassure you and treat your child for many of these concerns, but commonly refer for an opinion when needed.

Childhealthy recommended paediatric ophthalmologists are listed below:

Miss Gillian Adams

Paediatric ophthalmologist
BSc MB ChB FRCS(Ed) FRCOphth

Practice locations: Moorfields Eye Hospital, 234 Eye Clinic and The Portland Hospital

Mr Christopher Bentley

Paediatric ophthalmologist
BSc (Hons) MB BS MCOptom FRCOphth

Practice locations: Cromwell Hospital, Optegra Eye Hospital and Wellington Hospital

Miss Luna Dhir

Paediatric ophthalmologist
MBBS MS DNB MMed FRCS FRCOphth

Practice locations: Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

Miss Rebecca Jane Leitch

Paediatric ophthalmologist
FRCS(Glas) FRCOphth

Practice locations: 234 Eye Clinic and The Portland Hospital

Professor Chris Lloyd

Paediatric ophthalmologist
MB BS DO FRCS FRCOphth

Practice locations: Moorfields Eye Hospital, 234 Eye Clinic and The Portland Hospital

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