Mr Robert Purbrick

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBChB(Hons) FRCOphth

Year qualified:2004

Specialty

Personal profile

Robert Purbrick is a Consultant Ophthalmologist based in Brighton. He works as an NHS Consultant at Sussex Eye Hospital where he is Clinical Lead for the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, is in charge of the age-related macular degeneration (AMD) service, and has subspecialty expertise in Medical Retina.

He qualified from Liverpool Medical School in 2004 and carried out his postgraduate Ophthalmology training in London, Liverpool and Oxford. Robert’s main research interest is the effect of ocular diseases on sleep and circadian rhythms, having spent 2011-2014 as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists;
  • British Medical Association; 
  • Medical Protection Society.

Clinical Interests

Robert practises general ophthalmology with a special interest in cataract surgery and the management of retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic eye disease, retinal vascular occlusions, and central serous retinopathy (CSR).

Services offered:

Diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of eye conditions.

Subspecialty interest in cataract surgery and retinal diseases.

Practical procedures including:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Retinal laser
  • YAG laser
  • Eyelid cyst removal

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