Mr Tim de Klerk

Mr Tim de Klerk



19 years of experience
8 years as a specialist


  • Cataract
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions
  • Vision Correction Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6044831
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Alexandra Hospital

    Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK8 2PX
    635 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    08:30 - 12:30
    14:00 - 18:00
    18:00 - 20:00
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    14:00 - 18:00
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    Mr Tim de Klerk is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and the Clinical Lead for Cataract Services at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, the UK's second largest specialist eye hospital. He specialises in cataract surgery and refractive lens surgery. As clinical lead, he is responsible for dealing with the most complex and difficult cataract cases on a regular basis. Mr de Klerk also sees private patients at The Alexandra Hospital. He is able to offer a variety of lens options, and during the treatment, patients can choose between local anaesthetic, local anaesthetic with some sedation, and general anaesthetic.

    Mr de Klerk always ensures to provide his patients with personalised, honest, and ethical advice based on the most recent scientific research. When surgical treatment is needed, he aims for excellence and does everything possible to minimise the risks involved. He considers himself fortunate to work in a field of medicine that is able to enhance people's lives dramatically.

    He is actively involved in research and has a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has presented his work internationally at conferences in the USA and Australia. He is also directly responsible for the training of overseas and UK trainee surgeons.

    Mr de Klerk is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.


    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • Urgent Eye Care
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    Special interests

    • Astigmatism
    • Cataracts
    • Corneal Disease
    • Eye Problems
    • Presbyopia
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    MBChB - 2001 University of Pretoria

    PGC - 2011 Edge Hill Univsersity

    FRCOphth - 2013 Royal College of Ophthalmologists London

    CertLRS - 2018 Royal College of Ophthalmologists London


    Royal College of Ophthalmologist

    European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

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