Mr Andrew Turnbull

Based at
The Bournemouth Private Clinic / The Royal Bournemouth Hospital
Cataract, Cornea and Refractive (Vision Correction) Surgery

Specialist Interests:

Cataract Surgery (NHS Service Lead at Royal Bournemouth Hospital)
• Complex cataract surgery
• Expertise in intraocular lens calculation formulae

Refractive Cataract and Lens Replacement Surgery
• Astigmatism correction with toric lenses
• Reducing spectacle dependence with toric, multifocal and extended depth of focus lenses
• Reducing spectacle dependence with modified monovision / blended vision

Laser Vision Correction (SMILE, LASIK, Presbyond and PRK)

• For myopia (short-sightedness), hyperopia (long-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia (age-related loss of reading vision)
• For refractive errors after cataract surgery
• YAG laser capsulotomy

Implantable contact lenses
• For myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism

Iris Reconstruction
• For iris defects causing visual or cosmetic symptoms

Cornea and Conjunctiva
• Pterygium surgery
• Recurrent corneal erosion treatment
• Superficial keratectomy for problems related to an irregular corneal surface
• Treatment for calcific band keratopathy
• Conjunctival lumps and bumps
• Dry eye and blepharitis
• Herpetic eye disease

General Ophthalmology and Eye Care including second opinions
Professional qualifications
• Bachelor of Medicine (2009)
• Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (2016)
• Certificate of Completion of Training in Ophthalmology (2018)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Distinction; 2019)
• Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (2015)
Current Memberships
• European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
• UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
• British Society of Refractive Surgeons
• International Society of Refractive Surgeons
• United Kingdom Ophthalmology Alliance
• Association of Ophthalmic Surgeons
• Training Faculty for RCOphth Microsurgical Skills
• Tutor and lecturer for PGDipCRS (RCOphth and Ulster University)
Year Qualified
Contact Details
Telephone: 01202 704992
Consultant Email:
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Mr Andrew Turnbull