At Eye2c we have a small friendly team of highly trained and experienced ophthalmic practitioners.
Rebecca Rietdyke BSc (Hons)
MCOptom GOC no: 01–25006
Rebecca completed her undergraduate training at The University of Manchester and her Pre-registration training at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. She has 10 years of experience working in optometric practice. She has spent five years working with the dispensing and fitting of specialist contact lenses and has spent the last five years as an optometrist working for the hospital eye service at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, as well as in several private practices around the North West.
Following her in depth training at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital she is now undertaking a specialist role in contact lens work and in the management of ophthalmic disorders such as glaucoma and age related macular degeneration (AMD).
Here at the practice Eye2c Rebecca, supported by a consultant ophthalmologist, will be providing:
- Eye examinations and glasses/prescription sunglasses/eye protection e.g. for sports/surgical loupes for doctors and dentists
- A cataract screening service
- A red eye screening/treatment service
- A diabetic retinopathy screening service
- A glaucoma follow-up service
- Low vision aids
- VDU screening
- Specialist contact lens fitting including multifocal lenses/monovision correction for near vision problems
- Cosmetic contact lenses for blind unsightly eyes/pupillary abnormalities
- Visual field examinations for glaucoma/DVLA
- Blepharitis management
- Dry eye screening and treatment
Brian Leatherbarrow BSc MBChB DO FRCS FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmologist & Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon GMC no: 2616443
Mr Leatherbarrow was a Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbital surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe, from 1992 until October 2014. He is now in full time private practice.
He has over 25 years of experience in ophthalmology and has been a specialist Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon for over 20 years. His major areas of expertise are oculoplastic, orbital, and lacrimal surgery for which he has a national and international reputation. He performs over 500 specialist oculoplastic/orbital/lacrimal operations per year and has received referrals of patients requiring such surgery from all over the U.K. and from as far afield as Australia, Africa, Malaysia, Greece, India, Pakistan, Portugal, Ireland, Sweden, the Ukraine and the Middle East.
He graduated from Manchester Medical School in 1982, training in general ophthalmology at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital before undertaking subspecialty training fellowships in oculoplastic and orbital surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA. He is the author of a major textbook ‘Oculoplastic Surgery’ (published by Martin Dunitz, 2002).
The second edition of this major textbook was published by Informa Healthcare in Dec 2010.
His website is www.eyelidsurgery.co.uk