Mr Vijay Hegde
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Cataract & Vitreoretinal Surgeon

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Why Mr Hegde?

Mr Vijay Hegde MBBS, MS, FRCOphth, FRCSEd
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Cataract & Vitreoretinal Surgeon

  • He has performed over 5000 cataract surgeries
  • Expert in small incision cataract surgery
  • His success rate is above national standard
  • High patient satisfaction who have experienced pain free eye surgery from him
  • He provides high level of individual care from initial consultation to after eye surgery
  • He is specialised in the management of cataract related complications for Grampian Heath Board and Private sector
  • He provides the most modern choice of intraocular lenses
  • He asseses individual patient’s needs including freedom from glasses
  • He is a Royal College accredited educational supervisor for training cataract and retinal surgery
  • He has been fellowship trained in UK centers of excellence
  • He has exemplary bedside manners

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cataract Surgery: Most Modern refractive cataract surgery with array of latest intraocular lenses (Monofocal, Multifocal and Toric)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery: Vitrectomy for Floaters, Macular Hole, Epiretinal membrane, Vitreous Haemorrhage & Retinal detachment
  • Retinal Disorders: Age related macular degeneration, Retinal vein occlusion and Diabetic retinopathy
  • Intravitreal Therapy: Anti-VEGF injections and Steroid implants
  • Lasers: Laser surgery for diabetic retinopathy, Glaucoma, Posterior capsular opacification
  • General Ophthalmology: Dry eyes, Watery eyes, Lumps and bumps on lids, Glaucoma


Live Spectacle Free!

Imagine being able to get up in the morning without having to look for your spectacles. You can admire the view from your window, work on your computer and read the newspaper without any help. The trifocal technology guarantees optimal vision at all distances and without spectacles.


Mrs. Heather Nicol
Albyn Hospital
21-24 Albyn Place
AB10 1RW
Telephone: 01224 577454