Professor Robert MacLaren: Ophthalmology

Professor Robert MacLaren



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  • 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 Edinbugh, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Bodley Fellow of Merton College Oxford.

As a resident in training he received the Moorfields Eye Hospital Gold Medal and Research Prize and subsequently the King James IV Professorship of Surgery, awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (the first eye surgeon ever to hold this title) and the international ARVO/Camras Award for achievements in translating scientific discoveries into clinical practice. In 2015 he was awarded the Euretina Lecture, given annually by a leading retinal specialist in Europe at the annual meeting of the European Retina Society.

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);

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)


  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (5-50)


  • C7341

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


  • C7340

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


  • C7982

    Pars plana vitrectomy with internal tamponade, scleral buckling and retinopexy with dissection or excision of epiretinal membrane/macular surgery - (1-5)


  • C8200

    Laser photocoagulation/cryotherapy of lesion of retina - (1-5)


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