Mr Niall Patton ‚ÄéConsultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Niall Patton

Locations:

Manchester

Specialities:

AMD, cataract surgery, vitreoretinal, vitrectomy surgery for retinal detachment, macular hole, experetinal membrane and diabetic eye disease, Clarivu

Mr Niall Patton is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the world renowned Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in the United Kingdom. His surgical expertise encompasses all aspects of vitreoretinal surgery and he is at the forefront of the latest micro-incisional vitreoretinal techniques such as 23G Pars Plana Vitrectomy.

MB ChB, MD, FRCOphth

Mr Patton is qualified to use LENSAR™ femtosecond laser technology for cataract procedures.

Professional 
Past professional history:
Mr Patton graduated in medicine from the University of Manchester in 1996. He completed his ophthalmic surgical training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh. In addition, he has undertaken four years of specialist Vitreoretinal surgical fellowship training at the Lions Eye Institute, Western Australia, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, Tennant Eye Institute, Glasgow and Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London. He was appointed as a Consultant at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2008. He also continually audits his own practice to maintain the highest standards of medical and surgical care.

His surgical expertise encompasses all aspects of vitreoretinal surgery and he is at the forefront of the latest micro-incisional vitreoretinal techniques such as 23G Pars Plana Vitrectomy. In addition, he combines micro-incisional cataract surgery as a routine where necessary in conjunction with vitreoretinal surgery. He has particular expertise in macular hole surgery, retinal detachment surgery, epiretinal membrane surgery, diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration and successful treatment of floaters.

He is also Director of the Manchester Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program for International Ophthalmologists from around the world who visit Manchester Royal Eye Hospital to gain high level surgical and clinical expertise in the management of retinal disease.

Research interests:
In addition to his clinical expertise, Mr Patton has completed ophthalmic research in a variety of different ophthalmic fields and has been successful in procuring research grants from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. His research culminated in the award of a Doctorate from the University of Manchester in 2006. He has spoken at national and international ophthalmology meetings, including the United States, Australia, and Europe.

Papers published:
In addition to 60 peer-reviewed publications in ophthalmic journals, he has also co-authored a chapter of a textbook and has served as a reviewer for major international ophthalmology journals, including Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology & Journal of Applied Physiology. He has also served as a grant reviewer for the Wellcome Trust.

Unique case of eyeball tattooing leading to ocular penetration and intraocular tattoo pigment deposition.
Jalil A, Ivanova T, Bonshek R, Patton N.
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb 5. doi: 10.1111/ceo.12501.

Response to ‘Primary surgical posterior capsulotomy during phacovitrectomy’.
Jalil A, Steeples L, Subramani S, Bindra MS, Dhawahir-Scala F, Patton N.
Eye (Lond). 2015 Apr;29(4):591. doi: 10.1038/eye.2014.304.

Visual outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy with epiretinal membrane peel in patients with uveitis.
Tanawade RG, Tsierkezou L, Bindra MS, Patton NA, Jones NP.
Retina. 2015 Apr;35(4):736-41.

A case of Hunter syndrome with bilateral retinal detachment.
Ivanova T, Jalil A, Vallejo-Garcia JL, Patton N.
Eye (Lond). 2014 Dec;28(12):1518

Microincision cataract surgery combined with vitrectomy: a case series.
Jalil A, Steeples L, Subramani S, Bindra MS, Dhawahir-Scala F, Patton N.
Eye (Lond). 2014 Apr;28(4):386-9.

Repeatability of visual function measures in age-related macular degeneration.
Aslam T, Mahmood S, Balaskas K, Patton N, Tanawade RG, Tan SZ, Roberts SA, Parkes J, Bishop PN.
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;252(2):201-6.

Iatrogenic retinal breaks in 20-G versus 23-G pars plana vitrectomy.
Jalil A, Ho WO, Charles S, Dhawahir-Scala F, Patton N.
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2013 Jun;251(6):1463-7

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