Mr Matthew Edmunds

Ophthalmologist in
Worcester

MBChB MRCP MRCOphth PhD FEBO FRCOphth

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Mr Matthew Edmunds is a highly qualified and experienced NHS consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon who specialises in conditions such as watery eyes, ptosis, oculoplastics, cataracts, blepharitis as well as blepharoplasty, amongst many others. He currently practises privately in Worcestershire.

Mr Edmunds, who underwent rigorous ophthalmic specialist training throughout a 10-year period in the West Midlands Deanery, undertakes cataract surgery and has a specialist interest in oculoplastics (eyelid), lacrimal (tear system) disease and orbital (eye socket) disease. During his extensive training period, he published a significant number of research abstracts and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and obtained a PhD for research in thyroid eye disease funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Following this, Mr Edmunds gained specialist experience in oculoplastics from a number of United Kingdom centres of excellence, including Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Impressively, he has, to-date, won a number of renowned national and international prizes in ophthalmology, including the Ian Fraser Cup of the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists John Lee Award and the Roper-Hall Prize Medal.

Mr Edmunds is both a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth). He is also a member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society (BOPSS) and the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS). He is currently a senior tutor in the Worcestershire Undergraduate Teaching Academy, mentoring medical students and junior doctors with a particular interest in eye surgery.

As well as cataract surgery, Mr Edmunds' main areas of research interest include eyelid tumours (benign cysts, lumps and skin tags as well as eyelid cancers), eyelid malposition (entropion, ectropion, ptosis), watery eyes and thyroid eye disease.

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23/09/2021

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My eyelid surgery: the initial consultation was really useful and informative. The procedure at the Droitwich hospital was professional, friendly and comfortable. The follow up advice, and consultation 1 week later to include stitches removal - excellent.

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20/09/2021

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This consultant is amazing makes you feel comfortable and at eeze explains every thing that needs to be done even while he is operating on the eyes talks to you all the way through the nursing staff at the hospital where I had it done was very good to

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16/09/2021

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I have recently had cataract surgery by Dr Matthew Edmunds.The results were excellent as was the overall treatment provided to me by Dr Edmunds and staff ,I have no hesitation having my other eye done.Very happy to recomend him.

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14/08/2021

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i would without doubt, recommend Mr M Edmunds to all .Ive have had both eyes done i was put at ease by Mr Edmunds at our first meeting, with no pain at all during the procedure or after, the result is fantastic thank you


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