Search

Professor Robert MacLaren

Ophthalmology

  • Not Fee assured
Overview
COVID-19

You'll need to contact this healthcare professional to check their availability

Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

About me

Robert MacLaren is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Honorary Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, Faculty Member and Founding Theme Leader of the Moorfields-UCL, Institute of Ophthalmology Biomedical Research Centre. From 2010-2012 he was also Theme Leader for Brain Research at the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and Bodley Fellow of Merton College Oxford.

Previous notable achievements in ophthalmic surgery include defining the equations for lens power predictions for cataract surgery in extreme myopia (J Cataract Refract Surg 2005) and hyperopia (Am J Ophthalmol 2007); the first in human gene therapy trial for choroideremia (Lancet 2014; New Engl J Med 2016; Nature Med 2018); the first ever use of a robot to operate inside the human eye (Nature Biomed Eng 2018); the first gene therapy treatment to reverse vision loss in retinitis pigmentosa (Nature Med, 2020) and the first gene therapy trial for the dry form of age-related macular degeneration, together with Gyroscope Therapeutics (www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47226987).

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; Cataracts; Age related macular degeneration (AMD); Eyes; Diabetic retinopathy; Retinal disease / surgery; Visual disorders; Medical retina; Vitreoretinal surgery; Anterior segment surgery (eyes);

Medical secretaries

Anaesthetists worked with

About me
About my work
My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

Report this page Edit details Print page

The information contained on Finder is submitted by consultants, therapists and healthcare services, and is declared by these third parties to be correct and compliant with the standards and codes of conduct specified by their relevant regulatory body. Bupa cannot guarantee the accuracy of all of the information provided.

You can find out more about the information on Finder and our website terms of use.