Mr Edward Herbert: Ophthalmology

Mr Edward Herbert


  • Not Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Taunton 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.


Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Surgical retinal

About me

My undergraduate medical training was at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, obtaining a first class degree. I completed my specialist ophthalmology training with fellowships at St Thomas' and Moorfields Eye Hospital, in Medical and Surgical Retina.
I took up my consultant post in 2006 in Taunton. I set up and lead the macular degeneration treatment services at Musgrove Park hospital. I am clinical lead for the eye department.

Areas of interest

Small Incision Cataract surgery; Age Related Macular Degeneration; Macular Hole; Retinal Detachment; Floaters; Diabetic Retinopathy; Retinal Vein Occlusion; YAG Laser Capsulotomy; Retinal surgery; Medical retina;

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Procedures completed

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital (1-5)

  • C7982

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

    Musgrove Park Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Musgrove Park Hospital (1-5)

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