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Miss Lydia Chang

Ophthalmology

 

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  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Harpenden 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

About me

Lydia Chang graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University in 1991. She completed her post-graduate training in ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital in London.

Lydia was appointed as a NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and an honorary consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2008.
Her positions of responsibility have included: Clinical Governance Lead for Ophthalmology at Hinchingbrooke & Bedford Hospitals, Ophthalmology Clinical Lead at North West Anglia Foundation Trust (newly merged Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough hospital).

Other leadership role:
Since 2017, Ophthalmology Clinical Advisor for NHS improvement programme called Getting It Right First Time.

Therapies that Miss Chang regularly performs include:
1. Cataract surgery
2. Glaucoma surgeries
a) Trabeculectomy
b) Microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) such as iStent
c) Glaucoma lasers (laser iridotomy and laser trabeculoplasty and cyclodiode).

Lydia is an expert in assessing glaucoma patients, ranging from straightforward cases to the more complex, higher risk cases. She uses the most technologically advanced glaucoma diagnostics tests to investigate her patients. She uses decision enhancing software programmes to work out her patients' management plans. She is committed to delivering a highly personal approach to looking after her patients to deliver the best possible clinical outcomes.

Areas of interest

Glaucoma;
Glaucoma surgery including trabeculectomy and microinvasive glaucoma surgery;
Glaucoma lasers including selective laser trabeculoplasty and peripheral iridotomy;
Cataract

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • C6110

    Laser trabeculoplasty (including topical or local anaesthetic) - bilateral - (1-5)

    London Claremont Clinic (1-5)

  • C6120

    Trabecular stent bypass microsurgery for open-angle glaucoma (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

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