Mr George Saleh - Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon, Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Mr George Saleh - Cosmetic Surgery

Mr George Saleh is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon at Pinehill Hospital in Hitchin, Hertfordshire who specialises in Cosmetic Surgery

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Clinical interests

Cosmetic Eye and Eyelid Surgery:

Blepharoplasty – upper and lower lid removal of the bags (both skin and non-scar approaches)

Chemical peels – to the eyelid and surrounding facial areas

Surgical and non-surgical eyelid, brow and oculofacial rejuvenation including: Lid malpositions (droopy eyelids, excess skin, in and out turning lids), Periocular lumps and bumps (chalazion, stye, papillomas and skin blemishes) 

Academic background

Mr Saleh is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital based at the Bedford Unit and is the Cataract Surgical Lead. He has an honorary contract with the Luton and Dunstable Hospital and draws regional referrals for watery eyes, eyelid, cancer and cosmetic work and undertakes intraocular refractive work with premium and toric IOLs.
Mr Saleh qualified in Medicine from Imperial College, London and underwent basic specialist training in Ophthalmology in the London and the East Anglia Regions before completing his higher specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was awarded the Gold Medal as the most distinguished candidate for the clinical and surgical ophthalmic Fellowship Examination. During his undergraduate studies he was awarded the highest first class distinction for his BSc.
Mr Saleh undertook an extended subspeciality fellowship in oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital focusing on conditions such as lid lumps, tumours and malpositions, watery eyes and lacrimal problems along with orbitofacial cosmetic surgery and rejuvenation. He has lectured widely both at national and international levels on peri-ocular facial plastics and cataract surgery.

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
American Academy of Ophthalmology
General Medical Council
Medical Defense Union
British Oculoplastic Surgical Society and on Research and Awards Committee
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

NHS base

Moorfields Eye Hospital (Bedford and Luton)

Clinic Times

Alt Wednesday (all day) and additional by appointment

Go to hospital website

www.pinehillhospital.co.uk
01462 410 002