- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- 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 Winfield 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.
I am the Head of the School of Ophthalmology for Health Education England - South West
I Chair the National Recruitment Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, which is responsible for the appointment of all trainee ophthalmologists in the UK.
I have created the patient information website SquintClinic.com which is the most popular patient information website in the world for patients with strabismus.
I have created the Simulated Ocular Surgery website, which aims to enhance the safety of surgical training across the globe.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery; Adult Strabismus ('squint') Surgery
- Carole-Anne Burton
- Winfield Hospital Tewkesbury Road Longford Gloucester GL2 9EE
- 07500 223090
- 01452 305673
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
- Squint Clinic - patient information website
- Surgical teaching website
- BBC News article on simulated eye surgery May 2015
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant @ Gloucester Royal Hospital
Cheltenham General Hospital,
I have an interest in the use of surgical simulation and am actively involved in research that aims to validate these teaching tools.
I was awarded a National Bronze award for Clinical Excellence in 2010.
I am the author of 4 ophthalmology text books, which have been translated into 6 languages.
I have an audited posterior capsule rupture rate of 0.5% (National Ophthalmology Database), which is 4 times lower than the average rate for consultants in the UK.
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1994
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)
Surgical correction of squint with adjustable sutures - (1-5)
Winfield Hospital (1-5)
Injection of botulinum toxin into extraocular or periocular muscles - (1-5)
Winfield Hospital (1-5)