Mr Edward Hughes


  • Not Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital, Nuffield Health Haywards Heath 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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  • Surgical

About me

Mr Edward Hughes is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based at the Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and the Nuffield Hospitals in Brighton and Haywards Heath. He qualified from Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School in 1995. After three years in hospital general medicine, he commenced his ophthalmology career in 1998. His training was complemented by advanced fellowships in vitreo-retinal surgery (Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia), medical retinal disease (Moorfields Eye Hospital, London) and inflammatory eye disease (St Thomas’ Hospital, London).
Mr Hughes practices comprehensive ophthalmology including routine and complex cataract surgery, glaucoma and retinal disease. He has specialist interest in retinal diseases including macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and surgical retinal problems like retinal detachment and macular hole. He receives tertiary referrals for complex (difficult) cataract surgery, medical and surgical retinal problems and inflammatory eye conditions.

Areas of interest

Retinal disease / surgery; Cataract surgery; Medical retina

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Procedures completed

  • C7982

    Pars plana vitrectomy with internal tamponade, scleral buckling and retinopexy with dissection or excision of epiretinal membrane/macular surgery - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital (1-5)

  • C7923

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

    Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital (5-50)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital (1-5)

  • C4350

    Exploration of conjunctiva (including removal of foreign body) - (1-5)

  • C5432

    Conventional retinal surgery (may include scleral buckling, injection of gas, drainage and retinopexy) - (1-5)

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