Ms Cornelia Poitelea

FRCOpht, MSc

Upper eyelids

Sub Speciality

Oculoplastic surgery: entropion and ectropion repair, ptosis surgery, upper eyelid blepharoplasty, periocular tumours and reconstructions, periocular lumps and bumps, brow direct lift
Lacrimal surgery

Clinical interests

Lumps and bumps
Skin cancer
Eyelid malposition (entropion & ectropion)
Brow ptosis
Upper lid blepharoplasty

Current memberships

General Medical Council
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Oculoplastic and Surgical Society
British Medical Association

Professional Profile

Ms Poitelea is a consultant Ophthalmologist who treats conditions such as cataract and post cataract conditions, eyelids and lacrimal diseases (including eyelids turning inwards or outwards, skin cancers, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, excess eyelid skin removal) and glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to high pressure in the eye).

Ms Poitelea completed comprehensive training in Ophthalmology in London and South East of England and worked with world-wide known ophthalmologists. She further pursued advanced training in Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, followed by a second fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital.

In 2014 she was appointed as a full-time Consultant Ophthalmologist by the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust where she is the oculoplastics sub-specialist lead. Ms Poitelea is passionate about teaching and currently oversees the junior doctors training in her position of College Tutor. She attends and presents at national and international meetings.

Personal Profile

Ms Poitelea believes in a healthy life- work balance and enjoys spending valuable time with her family. She has a long list of things she enjoys, including travelling, reading and understanding more about human behaviour and interactions.

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