Dr Michèle Beaconsfield
UK

Hon. Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital London UK

Qualified 1979, University of London.  Did general surgery, then neurosurgery before finally settling on ophthalmology.  Postgraduate training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, including Oculoplastic Fellowship with Richard Collin 1988. 

 

Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon since 1991 with particular interest in surgical rehabilitation (ocular cicatricial disease, thyroid ophthalmopathy, facial palsy, tumour defect reconstruction). Created the specialised Lid Oncology service at Moorfields. 

 

Career long professional involvement in surgical and clinical training particularly for those who are struggling, both in UK and Europe. Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the European Board of Ophthalmology for almost 20 years as well as being educational supervisor and trainee mentor for nearly as long.

 

Now retired from direct clinical practice, but continues to advise on teaching and training programmes, and also chairs the newly established EBO-ESOPRS Specialist exam Board (European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons).