Bring Your world into focus

Cathedral Eye Clinic is the only facility on the island of Ireland that offers the very latest ReLEx VisuMax SMILE Laser Eye Procedure.

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Mr. Gawn McIlwaine

Mr. McIlwaine worked as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for 10 years and returned to Belfast in 2005 where he currently works as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the mater Hospital in Belfast. He has completed a high volume of phaco surgery under topical anaesthesia and is responsible for co-ordinating medical student teaching.

He qualified in medicine at Queens University, Belfast. He has trained in Glasgow, Toronto & London, Mr McIlwaine has extensive experience in small incision phaco cataract and implant surgery.

He gained his clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology at the Sick Children’s Hospital in Toronto and in Neuro-ophthalmology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurological Diseases in London. Mr. McIlwaine undertook his sabbatical in Neuro-ophthalmology at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Expertise

✔ Cataract Surgery
✔ YAG Laser
✔ Glaucoma Management

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Mr. Andre Oberholster

Mr. Andre Oberholster

Andre is an experienced Ophthalmic Surgeon, having performed over 40,000 refractive procedures. He is registered …

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Mr. Gawn McIlwaine

Mr. McIlwaine worked as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for 10 …

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Mr. Murali Upendran

As Consultant Ophthalmologist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Mr Upendran is primarily based at …

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Ms. Sarah Wilson

Dr Sarah Wilson MB BCh BAO FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Aesthetic Doctor …

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Mr. David Armstrong

Mr. David Armstrong

Mr. David Armstrong regularly performs cataract extraction and minor lid surgeries and has a high …

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Mr. Stuart Mcgimpsey

Mr. Stuart McGimpsey

With over 10 years of consultancy experience, Mr. McGimpsey’s specialism is in Vitreoretinal surgery and …

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Mr. SRI Kamalarajah

Mr. Sri Kamalarajah is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon with a specialist interest in …

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Professor Colin Willoughby

Professor Colin Willoughby left Ballymena, Northern Ireland to attend medical school at the University of …

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Mr. Richard Best

Mr. Richard Best

Currently, Mr. Richard Best is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast. …

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Mr. Wing Chan

Mr. Wing Chan

With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Chan has been practising in Belfast’s Royal …

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Professor Jonathon Moore

Professor Jonathan Moore

Professor Johnny Moore is a highly respected Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Clinical Director of Cathedral …

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