Ophthalmology

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Dr John Bladen

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon
Qualifications:

MBBS, BSc, MRCS, PGCert, PhD, FRCOphth

Year qualified:

2003

GMC No. or equivalent

6077484

Primary speciality:

Ophthalmology

Specialist interests:

Adult and paediatric general ophthalmology (eyelid lumps, red eye, dry eye, blepharitis, floaters)

Cataract Surgery

Eye and facial wrinkles and lines including botulinum A toxin

Cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery including eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty)

Droopy eyelids (ptosis surgery)

Watering eye and the management of lacrimal disease including endonasal surgery

Eyelid cancer including frozen margin controlled excision

Thyroid eye disease

Bells palsy (facial nerve) ocular rehabilitation

Professional memberships:

Member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS)

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

PA name:

Jackie Walker

Telephone:

+44 (0)7541755773 / +44 (0)20 3299 3572

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By appointment

Biography

Dr John Bladen is a highly specialised Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon working at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust looking after adults and children. He has world class expertise in cancers of the eyelid and orbit. He completed his ophthalmology training at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital including in a fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery, followed by a second fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital, a specialist tertiary centre focused on transformative reconstructive surgery and burns care.

John studied Medicine at Imperial College London, where he also gained a BSc in Pharmacology, qualifying in 2003.  He attained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) in 2006 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) in 2014.

John won the prestigious Fight for Sight Clinical Research Fellowship for his PhD investigating the molecular basis of eyelid cancer. He was awarded his PhD in Cancer Genomics in early 2017 and won 9 prizes for his outstanding international research including the prestigious Moorfields Research Medal in 2017 and twice winner of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society Best Scientific Paper Prize.

John specialises in all aspects of oculoplastic, orbital and cataract surgery. He is committed to providing safe and effective treatments to patients requiring cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery and management of lacrimal disease including endonasal treatment of the watery eye. He provides personalized cancer treatments for each patient as a gold standard approach.

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