Mr Vijay Hegde

Mr Vijay Hegde

MBBS, MS, FRCOphth, FRCS Ed

Ophthalmology

Offers video consultation
25 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.82

Explanation

4.91

Top feedback

“I was well looked after and have no complaints at allMr Hegde was excellent“
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Subspecialties

  • Cataract
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions
  • Retina
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 5196472
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £220

    Practices worked at

    Albyn Hospital

    21-24 Albyn Pl, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB10 1RW
    107 reviews

    About

    Mr Vijay Hegde Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon with two decades of experience in the field. Vijay specialises in complex cataract surgery including topical or no needle cataract surgery. He currently practices at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, and the BMI Albyn Hospital.

    Vijay qualified for medicine in 1997, and undertook specialist training in retinal and cataract surgery thereafter. Vijay also gained fellowships with the Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons Ophthalmologists, in Aberdeen, Edinburgh Manchester and Newcastle. Vijay is known to use high quality specialist techniques, such as micro incision and intraocular lenses, thereby reducing eye glasses dependancy. He is also among the first ophthalmologists to use local anaesthetic, to enable a faster post-operative recovery. Vijay is also well respected in the research and teaching community, with various peer review published papers and presentations for surgical trainees of the Royal College of Surgeons Ophthalmologists. Mr Hedge also acts as the Regional Training Advisor for Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Refractive Cataract Surgery

    Complex cataract surgery

    Vitreoretinal Surgery

    Intravitreal Therapy

    Laser surgery

    Refractive Cataract Surgery

    Retinal detachment

    Age related macular degeneration

    Retinal vein occlusion

    Diabetic retinopathy

    General Ophthalmology

    Procedures

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    • Blocked Tear Duct (NLDO) Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Epiretinal Membrane
    • Glaucoma Surgeries
    • Humphreys Visual Field
    • Independent Prescriber
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • Iridotomy
    • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • New Eye Exam
    • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Routine Eye Exam
    • Urgent Eye Care
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Cataracts
    • Astigmatism
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Amblyopia
    • Blepharitis
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Corneal Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Problems
    • Floaters (Eye)
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Haemorrhage
    • Macular Hole
    • Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
    • Presbyopia
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Vision Problems
    • Visual Stress
    • Vitreous Haemorrhage
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    Education

    Education

    MBBS (1997)

    MS

    Memberships

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

    European Cataract and Refractive Surgery

    Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

    Royal College of Ophthalmology, London

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    Reviews

    4.91 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.82
    Explanation
    4.91
    Cataract Surgery
    9/11
    Cataracts
    4/11
    Astigmatism
    1/11
    Cataract
    1/11
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I was well looked after and have no complaints at allMr Hegde was excellent
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I was impressed with Mr Hegde’s professional manner from the start. He identifed my eyesight needs (which were different in each eye) and wasted no time in conveying the information that I wished to receive. His skill, calm manner and brief comments before, during and after the procedure were reassuring. I’m so glad that I chose him from the available surgeons at Albyn Hospital.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Mr Hegde is a consummate professional and extremely good at putting you at ease, and giving you all the information you need. I have had to have cataracts removed from both eyes in my 40's, and considering that I have only one good eye, it has been quite daunting. Mr Hegde has performed two excellent surgeries, both of which have been a complete success. He is also very personabIe and easy to talk to - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him should you need advice or indeed, surgery.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Faultless in every respect. Can't praise him highly enough.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Plenty of time offered at the first consultation in order to discuss all options thoroughly and explain the procedure fully. Extra operating lists added in order to avoid delays and keep to promised schedules. Efficient follow up appointment after surgery.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Highly recommended, Professional from first visit to procedures and follow ups. In safe hands with Mr Hegde.
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    Vijay Hegde

    Thank you.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very pleasant experience
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    Vijay Hegde

    Thank you.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    At my first consultation Mr hedge explained very clearly the procedure for the cataract surgery, the recovery time and which glasses I would need in future. I felt very confident going ahead with the surgery.
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    Vijay Hegde

    Thank you.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very satisfied with the whole experience and results. Very calm atmosphere and did not feel too nervous.
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    Vijay Hegde

    Thank you.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    I am more than satisfied your work and delighted with the outcome.
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    Vijay Hegde

    Thank you for your appreciation.

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