Dr Peter Cackett

Ophthalmologist in Edinburgh


Dr Peter Cackett areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Dr Peter Cackett is an esteemed consultant ophthalmologist based in Edinburgh who specialises in conditions of the retina and the macula, such as epiretinal membrane, macular hole, and retinal detachment. With more than 25 years’ clinical experience, he is skilled in a wide range of procedures, including retinal detachment surgery, and is qualified to treat cataracts and eye floaters as well. Dr Cackett currently sees patients at the renowned Eye Surgery Scotland eye care centre.

Dr Cackett originally qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in London in 1995, obtaining both his MBBS and an intercalated BSc in Anatomy. He then completed ophthalmology training in Glasgow and Edinburgh before going on to accomplish the prestigious medical retina fellowship at Singapore National Eye Centre, the leading eye institute for ophthalmology and vision. A fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Dr Cackett is also a consultant ophthalmologist at The Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, where he has practised for the last 15 years and is the clinical lead for medical retina as well.

Further to his high-quality ophthalmology practice, Dr Cackett is a prominent figure in medical research and education. He has published more than 60 scientific peer-reviewed abstracts and papers and is, at present, an honorary clinical senior lecturer for ophthalmology at The University of Edinburgh. He performs medicolegal work for medical retina cases, and since 2021, is also section editor at Eye News.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments


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