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St George's Eye Care

Treatments at St George's Eye Care

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A cataract is a gradual clouding of the usually-clear lens in your eye which can result in blurry and disturbed vision. If you have a cataract you may feel as though you are looking through a frosted window.

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Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause progressive vision loss. Early detection and treatment can prevent glaucoma from causing permanent blindness.

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Retinal conditions

The retina is the nerve layer lining the inside of the back of the eye. Left untreated, some retinal diseases can lead to severe loss of vision or even blindness.

Leading Christchurch eye clinic

Setting the standard for specialist eye care

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Located at St George's Hospital in Christchurch, we provide high-quality eye care within a modern hospital environment.

Since opening in 2015, St George's Eye Care has fast become a leading Christchurch eye clinic. State-of-the-art facilities, renowned ophthalmologists, and a personalised approach set the standard for specialist eye care.

We make sure you have all the information you need about your condition and treatment options, and encourage all our patients to be actively involved in their care.

We are here to make the process as easy as possible for you.

Meet the St George's Eye Care Team

St George's Eye Care ophthalmologists Dr Oliver Comyn and Dr Paul Baddeley are highly-skilled and experienced. They have both worked at prestigious eye hospitals in the United Kingdom, and were trained by pioneering and world-renowned ophthalmologists.

Between them they have 35 years of ophthalmology experience.

Paul and Oliver are supported by a dedicated and compassionate team, who take pride in putting the patient first.

Dr Paul Baddeley

MA (Cantab), FRCOphth

Dr Paul Baddeley joined St George’s Eye Care after working as a consultant ophthalmologist in the United Kingdom. After studying clinical sciences at Cambridge University and completing his medical training at Oxford University, Paul undertook his specialist registrar training in ophthalmology in South Wales. He has completed two oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital fellowships at the University Hospital of Wales (Cardiff) and John Radcliffe Hospital (Oxford).

Dr Oliver Comyn

MD (Res), FRCOphth

Dr Oliver Comyn, who specialises in cataract surgery and retinal disease, joined St George’s Eye Care from the United Kingdom. He completed specialist ophthalmology training in London and the South East of England, culminating in a vitreoretinal fellowship at the Sussex Eye Hospital in Brighton. He then was selected for a prestigious vitreoretinal fellowship at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

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If you are interested in finding out more about St George's Eye Care and our services, please fill out the form opposite and one of our team will contact you directly.

Alternatively, please don't hesitate to phone or email us with any questions.

We look forward to talking with you soon.

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