Mr Niall Patton

Consultant Eye Surgeon

MB ChB, MD, FRCOphth

Personal profile

Niall Patton MB ChB, MD, FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthamologist, Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. He is also Director of the Manchester Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program for International Ophthalmologists from around the world who visit Manchester Royal Eye Hospital to gain high level surgical and clinical expertise in the management of retinal disease.

He graduated in Medicine from the University of Manchester in 1996. He completed his ophthalmic surgical training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh.

In addition, he has undertaken four years of specialist Vitreoretinal surgical fellowship training at the Lions Eye Institute, Western Australia, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, Tennant Eye Institute, Glasgow and Moorfield's Eye Hospital, London. He was appointed as a Consultant at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2008. He continually audits his own practice to maintain the highest standards of medical and surgical care.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Clinical Interests

  • Routine micro-incision cataract surgery including femto-second laser cataract surgery, and complex cataract surgery
  • Surgical vitrectomy (23G, 25G and 27G)
  • Retinal assessment for flashing lights and floaters
  • Surgical vitrectomy for floaters
  • Retinal detachment surgery
  • Vitrectomy for diabetic eye disease
  • Vitrectomy for epiretinal membrane peel
  • Vitrectomy for macular hole (without posturing)
  • Intravitreal injections for wet age-related macular degeneration
  • Intravitreal injections for diabetic macular oedema (including and Iluvien implants)
  • Intravitreal injections for retinal vein occlusions
  • Intravitreal ocriplasmin (Jetrea) injection for VMA and small macular holes
  • Medical management of diabetic retinopathy (including injections and retinal laser treatment)

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