Professor Colin Willoughby 03548334


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  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Kingsbridge Private 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.


About me

Professor Willoughby is a Professor of Ophthalmology in Ulster University and a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust where he practices in cataract surgery and glaucoma.

Professor Willoughby has trained in Liverpool and Canada and has worked as a clinical-academic in Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Liverpool, and Ulster University. He runs an active laboratory programme which uses genomic information and technologies to understand ocular biology and mechanisms, in health and disease states. The main aim of his research is to improve the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of two major worldwide blinding disorders: corneal blindness and glaucoma.

He is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and the International Society for Eye Research and lectures nationally and internationally on glaucoma, corneal diseases and genetics.

Prof Colin Willoughby has over 100 published articles and reviews, cited over 3900 times

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery (including toric and multifocal intra-ocular lenses);

Medical secretaries

  • Private medical secretary to Professor Willoughby
  • Kingsbridge Private Hospital 811-815 Lisburn Road Belfast BT9 7GX
  • 028 9066 7878
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