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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 Spire Leeds 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.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery; General Ophthalmology; Paediatric ophthalmology; Strabismus ('squint')
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Vernon Long has 10 years experience as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. He runs a busy general adult ophthalmology clinic and an adult cataract theatre list. He is also involved in the training and development of Specialty Trainee eye surgeons in his University post.
He also specialises in all aspects of Paediatric Ophthalmology.
- Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmology 1997
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 1996
- Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada 2003
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Paediatric Ophthalmology Sub-committee Royal College of Ophthalmology 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
Member World Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- Spire Leeds Hospital Jackson Avenue LEEDS...
- 09:00 - 11:00
- 0113 218 5908
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
If Mr Long cannot be contacted urgently, please arrange to be seen by the Ophthalmologist on-call at St James's University Hospital, 0113 243 3144.