Mr Chris McLean

Mr Chris McLean

MBBS, FRCOphth

Ophthalmology

31 years of experience
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“He gave clear explanations of treatment options and associated risks and provided useful factual leaflets, and took full account of my views. “
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Subspecialties

  • Cataract
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Ophthalmology
  • Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3305595
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    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Guildford Hospital

    Stirling Road, Guildford, United Kingdom, GU2 7RF
    22 reviews

    BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital

    Harvey Road, Guildford, United Kingdom, GU1 3LX
    0 reviews

    About

    Mr. Chris McLean is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based in Guildford. He did his medical training at Imperial College, London, qualifying in 1989. After his initial medical degree, he undertook his postgraduate ophthalmic training which involved working at several London teaching Hospitals and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1993. His specialist training continued at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital where he also undertook a Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgery under Mr Richard Collin and Mr Geoffrey Rose.

    With extensive skill and experience under his belt, Mr. Mclean became an NHS Consultant at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in 1999, and also works at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey as well as his private practice in Guildford and the surrounding area. He is a founder member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society.

    Mr McLean’s great passions are small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery (plastic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes) and lacrimal surgery. In addition to his skill as an ophthalmic surgeon, he is also a keen player in the field of research and is currently involved in several ophthalmic research projects and has presented his work both nationally and internationally.

    In his spare time he enjoys hill walking with his family and dogs, as well as squash, drawing & painting, trying to play golf and mountaineering.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Lacrimal surgery (DCR),
    • Entropion surgery,
    • Chalazion removal,
    • Skin cancer treatment around the eyes
    • Oculoplastic Surgery
    • Small incision cataract surgery
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Botulinum toxin
    • Ptosis surgery
    • Ingrowing Eyelashes
    • Removal of lumps/cysts around the eyes
    • Thyroid related eyelid treatment
    • Laser trabeculoplasty
    • Trabeculoplasty
    • Punctoplasty
    • Small incision cataract surgery,
    • Oculoplastic surgery (plastic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes)
    • Lacrimal surgery
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    Procedures

    • Blocked Tear Duct (NLDO) Surgery
    • Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Eye Muscle (Squint) Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgeries
    • Humphreys Visual Field
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • Iridotomy
    • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • New Eye Exam
    • Non-Surgical Anti-Ageing Treatments
    • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    • Orbital Surgeries
    • Ptosis Repair
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Routine Eye Exam
    • Trabeculectomy
    • Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
    • Urgent Eye Care
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Blepharitis
    • Cataracts
    • Eye Problems
    • Visual Stress
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    Education

    MBBS, Imperial College London 1989

    Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1993

    Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgery

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
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    Cataract
    3/4
    Blocked Tear Duct (NLDO) Surgery
    1/4
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    He gave clear explanations of treatment options and associated risks and provided useful factual leaflets, and took full account of my views.
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    (5/5)
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    I could not have more praise for Chris. He was very kind, gentle, patient, and explained things so well and really put me at ease both in my appointments with him and during my cataract surgery. Apart from that he also has given me clarity of sight! What more could I ask?
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    Chris is the most thorough consultant I have ever met. I am 60 years old and have had various procedures including a full knee replacement but I have never come across such an informative consultant. The operation I had was to stop my eye from watering due to a blocked tear duct. The operation went without a hitch and the result was better than I could have expected. My left eye had watered on and off for many years and as soon as Chris did the operation the eye stopped watering. The stent was in for 12 weeks and he took it out today without any pain or problems and it seems to be totally repaired and working as it should now. I am a very happy and satisfied patient and would recommend Chris to any future potential patients.
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    Very good experience all the way through
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