Miss Cornelia Poitelea

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

FRCOpht, MSc

Year qualified:

1999

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Ms Poitelea is a consultant ophthalmologist who treats conditions such as cataract and post cataract conditions, eyelids and lacrimal diseases (including eyelids turning inwards or outwards, skin cancers, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, excess eyelid skin removal) and glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to high pressure in the eye),

Ms Poitelea completed comprehensive training in ophthalmology and worked with world-wide known ophthalmologists. She accomplished her specialist ophthalmic training in centres within London and South East. She further pursued advanced training in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, followed by a second fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital.

In 2014 she was appointed as a full-time Consultant Ophthalmologist by the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and is now working at Worthing General Hospital and St Richard’s Hospital where she is the oculoplastics subspecialist lead and also delivers cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology treatment. Ms Poitelea is passionate about teaching and currently oversees the junior doctors training in her position of College Tutor. She attends and presents at national and international meetings.

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of British Oculoplastics Surgical Society
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • cataract and post cataract conditions, cataract surgery, eyelids and lacrimal diseases (including eyelids turning inwards or outwards, skin cancers, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, excess eyelid skin removal) and glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to high pressure in the eye)

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