Mr Ivan Fawcett

Mr Ivan Fawcett



Recommended by 1 specialist
41 years of experience
19 years as a specialist


  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Retina
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2714602
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Rivers Hospital

    High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom, CM21 0HH
    133 reviews

    Springfield Hospital

    Lawn Lane Springfield, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CM1 7GU
    62 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    13:30 - 20:00
    11:00 - 13:30
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    09:00 - 12:00 | 18:00 - 20:00
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    Mr Ivan Fawcett is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Rivers Hospital in Sawbridgeworth and Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford. He has extensive experience in general ophthalmology especially cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma, and age related macular degeneration. He has a special interest in vitreo-retinal surgery including trauma, acute retinal detachments, vitreous haemorrhage, macula holes and retinal fibrosis.

    He completed his medical degree in at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1980. Following a number of SHO posts in Neurosurgery in Glasgow he joined the Tennent Institute of Postgraduate Ophthalmology and became a Lecturer and Senior Registrar to Professor Wallace Foulds CBE. He completed further ophthalmology training at St Pauls Eye Hospital in Liverpool and was the first Vitreo-Retinal Fellow of Prof David Wong.

    Mr Fawcett has an ongoing academic interest in occriplasmin macula hole and VR traction. He is a member of the Royal College Ophthalmologists and Royal Society of Medicine. In his spare time he enjoys gardening and sailing. He will see patients aged 18 and above, he also accepts referrals for private and NHS patients.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Minor Eyelid Procedure
    • Vitreo-retinal Surgery
    • Age Related Macula Degeneration (AMD) 
    • Cataract
    • Glaucoma
    • Macula Hole 
    • Retinal Detachment 



    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Epiretinal Membrane
    • Glaucoma Surgeries
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • Iridotomy
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Toric Lens Implants
    • Trabeculectomy
    • Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    Special interests

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • Macular Hole
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Vitreous Haemorrhage
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    MBBS University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 1980

    FRCS Tennent Institute Ophthalmology 1985

    Fellowship VR Surgery St Paul's Eye Hospital 1989

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Miss Kamilia El-Farra
    Miss Kamilia El-Farra
    Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    Is a colleague

    "A great colleague, excellent surgeon, I saw him as a patient too. Very kind, excellent communication skills. "


    Recommended for:
    Vision Problems, Eye Problems, Floaters (Eye)