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Professor Christopher Bentley is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Lead Clinician in Ophthalmology at the Central Middlesex Hospital London.
Specialising in squint and cataract treatment. He is also a Visiting Professor at Middlesex University and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine. He was previously a Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital and a Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology at Great Ormond Street Hospital London.
Christopher Bentley is currently involved in regular surgery for adult and paediatric cataract, adult and paediatric squint (with adjustable sutures) and all aspects of Botulinum Toxin treatment.
He is a member of The Royal College of the Ophthalmologists Microsurgical Skills and Paediatric Ophthalmology HST Faculties. He is a Vice-President of the Ophthalmology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.
He initiated a National Diploma Course (PGDipOphth) at Middlesex University, the special interest being ophthalmology training for GPSIs / Nurse Practitioners / Optometrists / Orthoptists.
He acts as a personal mentor to local GPs and Optometrists taking this course.
Professor Bentley also acts as an examiner to various bodies including The City University, Imperial College London, Middlesex University, and the British College of Optometrists. He has published widely on many aspects of ophthalmology, squint and cataract treatment.
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Western Eye Hospital, London
NHS Hospital(s): Western Eye Hospital (St. Marys), Imperial College NHST
Special Interest: Glaucoma
2nd Special Interest: Cataracts
3rd Special Interest: General Ophthalmology
Profile: Prof Bloom is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at The Western Eye Hospital, where he is Lead Clinician / Service Director and runs the glaucoma and cataract services.
Year Qualified:1984 – MB ChB Bristol University
Publications: Over 80 original research papers, review articles, books and book chapters in peer reviewed scientific journals and other academic resources.
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