Mr Mark Wevill is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham. He specialises in laser eye surgery, lens replacement, cataract surgery and raindrop corneal inlay.
MBChB, FCS (SA), FRCSEd, CertLRS, PgDipCRS
Mark Wevill is a specialist eye surgeon who has done over 20 000 laser eye surgery operations. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1995 and is recognised as a Specialist in ophthalmology by the UK’s General Medical Council. Mark did his first eye operation in 1991 and first corrected a patient’s vision with LASIK laser eye surgery in 1996.
He is a fully accredited laser eye surgeon holding the “Certification in Refractive Surgery” qualification from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists after undergoing assessment in surgical skills and patient management to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses (refractive surgery). Mark has also been awarded the Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery with merit from the University of Ulster. In addition to laser eye surgery he also has a special interest in cataract and intra ocular surgery having performed more than 6,000 such procedures.
Mark Wevill regularly shares his experience with his colleagues in scientific papers and presentations at national and international congresses and he has written many chapters for textbooks in the fields of cataract and refractive surgery. He is also one of the only surgeons in the UK implanting the Raindrop corneal inlay to improve reading vision.
Member of societies, bodies:
- Specialist register
- General Medical Council
- Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- Member of the United Kingdom Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology