Mr Chris McLean

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Clinical Interests

  • Small incision cataract surgery
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • Plastic surgery to eyes (removal of eye bags, droopy eyelid surgery) including non-surgical treatments (wrinkle relaxing injections, facial fillers) 

Professional Memberships

  • British Oculoplastic Surgical Society

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • St Peter’s Hospital

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Personal profile

Mr McLean’s great passions are small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery (plastic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes) and lacrimal surgery.

Training and Appointment

He undertook his medical training at St Mary’s Hospital, London, (now Imperial College) where he qualified in 1989. His postgraduate ophthalmic training involved working at several London teaching Hospitals, and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1993.

His specialist training continued at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital where he also undertook a Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgery.

In 1999, Mr McLean became an NHS Consultant at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, and he also works at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey. He is a founder member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society.

He is currently involved in several ophthalmic research projects and has presented his work both nationally and internationally.

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