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Mike Lavin

Mr Michael Lavin

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Qualifications:

FRCS, FRCOphth

Special Interests:

Cataract and its surgeryRetinal disease

Biography

I specialised at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, where I was registrar, senior registrar, fellow, and lecturer. I have worked at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital since 1990, and introduced macular hole surgery, sub-macular surgery, no-stitch cataract surgery, the use of sutured intraocular lens implants, and coloboma implants for iris defects, to the hospital. I attempted to introduce intravitreal Avastin in 2005. I have been an examiner for the final FRCOphth, and have worked on the college guidelines committees for laser refractive surgery, and for diabetic retinopathy. I have been a regular speaker at national and international conferences.