Mr Simon Woodruff


  • Not Fee assured
  • 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.


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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020

Specialises in

  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Surgical

About me

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

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