- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Face and Eye .
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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Refractive surgery
- Surgical lacrimal
Mr Pedro Muel-Gonzalez is an NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in cataract and ocular plastic surgery.
Mr Muel-Gonzalez specialised in ophthalmic surgery in Spain before he moved to Dublin, where he completed advanced training in plastic ocular surgery and neurophthalmology.
He holds a substantive NHS Consultant position at Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust. Here he is the Lead for the Ophthalmic Emergency Department and for Theatre Efficiency, leading a very busy cataract surgery theatre every week. He performs more than 1000+ lens and cataract surgeries every year.
His areas of interest include cataract surgery under topical anaesthesia, plastic ocular surgery, management of the watery eye and medical and laser treatment of glaucoma. He has extensive experience in general ophthalmology and emergency care.
He also actively collaborates with a charity organisation, regularly travelling to the African Sahara to treat patients from refugee camps by operating on complex cataracts and plastic surgery cases.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery under topical anaesthesia
Treatment of Presbyopia
Correction of Eye Lid Malpositions (ectropion, entropion, ptosis)
Upper lid blepharoplasty
Correction of Lacrimal system disorders (watery eye) including endoscopic DCR
Reconstruction of eye lid
Meibomian cyst (stye)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist &Oculoplastic surgeon
Mid Chesire Hospitals Foundation Trust
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Spanish - Native or bilingual
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- Ophthalmology Speciality San Eloy Hospital 2013
- Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Fellow Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin 2014
Reference number 7465849
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist registrer in Ophthalmology, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
- Royal College of Ophthalmologists
- British Ocular Plastic Surgery Society (BOPSS)
- British Eye Emergency Care Society (BEECS)
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.