Miss Fiona Irvine | Consultant Ophthalmic & Occuloplastics Surgeon, Exeter

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Miss Fiona Irvine - Ophthalmology

Miss Fiona Irvine | Ophthalmology Consultant specialising in Occuloplastics, Exeter.

Based at: Exeter Medical | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Miss Fiona Irvine MB, BS, FRCOphth

Miss Irvine’s Specialisms:


Cosmetic eyelid/brow surgery

Blepharoplasty (eyebag and excess skin removal)

Ptosis surgery (surgery for droopy upper eyelids)

Entropion/Ectropion surgery

Eyelid/Periocular tumour surgery

Facial skin lumps/lesions

Eyelid and orbital reconstruction following trauma

Thyroid eye disease

Orbital decompression surgery

Orbital tumours

Socket reconstructive surgery

Eyelid and eyebrow surgery following facial palsy

Watering eye surgery including external DCR and Lester Jones tubes

Reconstruction of Mohs micrographic surgery defects

She has a good working relationship with colleagues in other specialties including: dermatology, plastic surgery, maxillo-facial surgery, radiology, histopathology, ENT surgery, and oncology.

Miss Irvine also runs a renowned subspecialty training fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery, which has been running for six years, training surgeons locally and from around the world.

Before and After

Miss Irvine’s patients are happy to share their surgical outcomes so you can see for yourself how surgery has changed their lives. Patient confidentiality is paramount and all photographs are gratefully reproduced after discussion with Miss Irvine and having given written consent to publication on this website. This consent can be withdrawn at any time.

Publication of images is to show a range of possible outcomes from surgery and to help enable future patients in making their own informed decision about whether to consider cosmetic surgery.

Academic background

Miss Irvine completed medical training at the Royal Free School of Medicine, University of London. Her ophthalmic training was mainly at Addenbrookes Hospital (Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust), as well as surgical training at Gartnavel General Hospital NHS Trust in Glasgow and a fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery in Melbourne Australia.

Royal Free School of Medicine, University of London

Cambridge University Hospital ophthalmology training

Gartnavel General Hospital surgical training

Melbourne, Australia Fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery

Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbitofacial surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, 2007

Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon, Northampton, 2003

Professional Memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member of Royal Society of Medicine

Since her appointment as Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbitofacial Surgeon in 2007, Miss Irvine has performed over 400 specialist oculoplastic/orbital/lacrimal operations per year (plastic surgery operations around the eyes)

What our patients say

My procedures was explained well and I have been pleased with the result. Miss Irvine is an excellent surgeon who put me at ease. 5 Stars

Mrs D, Devon
01392 363 534

Private Secretary:

Maxine Tibbott - 01392 690287