Mr Michael J Tappin: Ophthalmology

Mr Michael J Tappin


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  • Refractive surgery

About me

qualified at Imperial College London 1990
specialised in corneal surgery cataract surgery and laser refractive surgery.
specialised in these areas of surgery at Moorfields eye Hospital, a period in Perth Australia, and now at Nuffield Woking, BMI Mount Alvernia in Guildford, and BMI Runnymede

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; complex cataract surgery, including patients with other conditions such as Fuch's dystrophy; Laser surgery; Corneal surgery; laser refractive surgery; LASIK; LASEK; crosslinking; treatment of keratoconus.

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (>50)


  • X3800

    Ophthalmic local anaesthetic injection administered by operator - (5-50)


  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (5-50)


  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (5-50)


  • C7341

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - bilateral - (1-5)


  • C3960

    Excision of pterygium - (1-5)


  • C4730

    Removal of corneal suture - (1-5)


  • C4640

    Descemets stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) - (1-5)


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