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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Optegra Eye Hospital London, Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Nuffield Health Cambridge 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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
Mr Simon Woodruff is a Consultant Oculoplastic and Ophthalmic Surgeon with over 22 years’ experience in this field.
Eyelid surgery (- cosmetic & reconstructive) lacrimal surgery - including minimally invasive endoscopic surgery, orbital surgery, cataract surgery, blepharospasm and botulinumm treatment for periocular disorders and cosmetic indications
Mr Woodruff qualified from St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1991 and underwent specialist Ophthalmology training in London. This included 4 years of Oculoplastic fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital and The Western Eye Hospital during which he received advanced training in plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the periocular region and surrounding areas.
He has held a NHS Consultant position at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge since 2006 and was previously Clinical lead in Ophthalmology at Addenbrookes until last year.
He is a member of The British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society (BOPSS) and European Society of Oculoplastic Reconstructive Surgeons (ESOPRS).
He runs a variety of surgical training courses for national and international delegates and was previously training director for Ophthalmic Surgical Training in Cambridge. He is a frequent guest speaker at national and international courses and conferences.
His main area of practice is Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery including both functional problems, such as periocular tumours, ptosis (droopy upper eyelid), entropion and ectropion and Cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), brow lifts, Botox and facial fillers.
He has particular expertise in transconjunctival minimally invasive lower lid blepharoplasty and endoscopic scarless lacrimal (watery eye) surgery.
He has a keen interest in travel and works abroad regularly in a charitable capacity including rural Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Vietnam, China and the Middle East.
Areas of interest
Oculoplastics including cosmetic eyelid surgery & reconstructive eyelid surgery; Cataract surgery; Lacrimal disorders; Botulinum therapy; Ocular oncology
- Julie Wright
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital 30 New Road Impington CAMBRIDGE CB24 9EL
- 01223 266913
Anaesthetists worked with
Mr Simon Woodruff has worked with Dr Rakesh Tandon at the following hospitals:
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital (1-5)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Minimally invasive endoscopic tear duct surgery
Eyelid surgery - reconstructive and cosmetic
Ski Mountaineering & climbing
Cooking, food and eating
International & Foreign affairs
Courses offered to GPs
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
- MBBS University of London 1991
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1997
Reference number 3591064
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Oculoplastic Surgery Society
European Society of Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
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
Simon Woodruff via contact details given in person to patients