I have over 20 years’ experience in opthalmology gained from working in both the UK and America. I now work as a consultant for the NHS at Barts and the Royal London Hospital and at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
My private practice is based at the London Clinic in Harley Street. I am also a surgical trainer for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, where I supervise the training of surgeons in microsurgery and modern cataract surgery.
If you have just been diagnosed with glaucoma or cataracts, then please be reassured – they are very treatable conditions and I would be very happy to see you in my NHS or private practices to advise you on the best treatment for your condition.
He sees over 1,000 patients privately a year and carries out 200+ private operations (a mix of cataract and complex glaucoma surgery) in addition to those he performs on the NHS.
Just an hour or two after I had removed the patch over my right eye on the morning after the (pain-free) operation my phone rang: "Hello, this is Mr. Westcott's PA. How are you? Is everything all right? Is there anything you would like me to say to Mr. Westcott?" "Yes. Tell him I want him to do my other eye just as soon as he can." Five weeks later ...