Professor Rupert Bourne: Ophthalmology

Professor Rupert Bourne



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  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

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    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Spire Cambridge Lea 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.



About me

Rupert Bourne is Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Cambridge University Hospital, Addenbrookes. He is Professor of Ophthalmology at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Subspecialty interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery. He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital and undertook two Glaucoma fellowships, one there and another at the Shiley Eye Centre/Hamilton Glaucoma Center in San Diego, California. He has a strong research interest, particularly in advanced techniques of Glaucoma diagnosis and progression and the management of Glaucoma in the community, along with overseas ophthalmology which has involved design and analysis of several large population-based surveys of eye disease, several national in scope, eg. Pakistan, Bangladesh and Trinidad. He is the Chair of the National Institute for Health Research Ophthalmology Specialty Group, responsible for NHS research delivery. He has published more than 170 papers in leading peer-reviewed ophthalmic journals and book chapters and is an invited reviewer for many leading ophthalmology journals, with other research interests in altitude ophthalmology and expedition medicine. In his role as Coordinator of the Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study, he has overseen the long-term research into the world-wide prevalence rates of blindness and visual impairment, in partnership with the World Health Organization.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; Glaucoma; General Eye conditions

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Procedures completed

  • C6110

    Laser trabeculoplasty (including topical or local anaesthetic) - bilateral - (1-5)


  • C7340

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


  • C6010

    Surgical trabeculectomy or other penetrating glaucoma procedures (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)


  • C4340

    Subconjunctival injection - (1-5)


  • C6230

    Laser iridotomy - (1-5)


  • C6111

    Laser trabeculoplasty (including topical or local anaesthetic) - unilateral - (1-5)


  • C5730

    Scleral graft - (1-5)


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