Miss Cornelia Poitelea: Ophthalmology
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Miss Cornelia Poitelea

Ophthalmology

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  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Worthing Hospital, St Richards 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.

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Surgical
  • Surgical lacrimal

About me

Ms Poitelea is a consultant ophthalmologist who treats conditions such as cataract and post cataract conditions, eyelids and lacrimal diseases (including eyelids turning inwards or outwards, skin cancers, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, excess eyelid skin removal) and glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to high pressure in the eye),

Ms Poitelea completed comprehensive training in ophthalmology and worked with world-wide known ophthalmologists. She accomplished her specialist ophthalmic training in centres within London and South East. She further pursued advanced training in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, followed by a second fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital.

In 2014 she was appointed as a full-time Consultant Ophthalmologist by the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and is now working at Worthing General Hospital and St Richard’s Hospital where she is the oculoplastics subspecialist lead and also delivers cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology treatment. Ms Poitelea is passionate about teaching and currently oversees the junior doctors training in her position of College Tutor. She attends and presents at national and international meetings.

Areas of interest

periocular skin cancer
eyelid pathology and surgery
lacrimal conditions and surgery
cataract surgery
medical treatment for glaucoma

My qualifications & training
Consultant's practices
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • C7122

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

    Worthing Hospital (1-5)

  • C1522

    Correction of entropion - lower lid, including graft/flap - (1-5)

  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)

    St Richards Hospital (1-5)

  • C1700

    Total reconstruction of eyelid - unilateral - (1-5)

    St Richards Hospital (1-5)

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