Miss Melanie Chak: Ophthalmology
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Miss Melanie Chak

Ophthalmology

  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Great Western Hospital, Spire Thames Valley Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

Overview

Specialises in

  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Surgical
  • Surgical lacrimal

About me

Melanie’s undergraduate training was at Cambridge University and the Royal Free Hospital, London. After graduation in 1997 she underwent thorough and comprehensive training in all aspects of ophthalmology at St Thomas’ Hospital, London and as a Specialist Registrar at Oxford Eye Hospital. She also completed 2 years of intensive research on cataract outcomes leading to a higher degree at Great Ormond Street Hospital/University College London. Melanie also trained intensively for 2 years in eyelid and tear drainage surgery. This advanced sub speciality training was at Oxford Eye and Stoke Mandeville Hospitals.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; oculoplastics; eyelid surgery; ectropion; entropion; droopy eyelids; droopy brows; ptosis; eyelid lumps; eyelid tumours; thyroid eye disease; watery eyes; itchy eyes; general ophthalmology; loss of vision; glaucoma; field defects; YAG laser; dacryocystorhinostomy; blocked tear ducts; blepharoplasty; eyelid cancers;

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

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

    BMI The Chiltern Hospital (1-5)

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