When you arrive at Parkway Clinic the team will welcome you and you will be given a seat in our pleasant waiting area. One of our ophthalmic specialists will greet you and show you to a consulting room where you will discuss your symptoms and your medical history.
You will undertake a quick, painless visual eye test using an eye chart. We may also perform painless biometry diagnostics and an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scan. These allow us to quickly measure the shape and size of your eyes, and to view the back of your eye in detail.
One of our team will call you shortly after the consultation to arrange a convenient date and time for your surgery.
Mario J Saldanha (FRCS, FRCOphth, DO)Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgeon
Mr. Mario J Saldanha is currently a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Singleton Hospital, Swansea as well as a director of Eye Wales. He holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer position with Cardiff University. He graduated from Medicine in 1996. He has over 20 years experience in ophthalmology working in a variety of eminent Ophthalmic centres in the UK and Internationally.
He has completed a prestigious fellowship at the University of Toronto in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, where he helped pioneer the technique of Cornea Transplantation, Lamellar Keratoplasty (DMEK) through keyhole access (without any stitches).
He is the only Cornea sub specialist providing expertise to the population of Swansea Bay and Hywel Da health boards. He is the only Surgeon in all of Wales who offers Cross-linking for Keratoconus using the Accelerated cross-linking protocol.
He is a member of various national and international Ophthalmic societies. He is invited faculty to teach cornea transplantation techniques at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the European Board of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He has contributed numerous chapters and articles in various textbooks and academic journals.
He has recently been invited to join the board of the UKISCRS committee (UK’s cataract and refractive society)
He is a specialist in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
He offers Multifocal Lenses, Refractive Lens Exchange, IPCL’s and Refractive Surgery.
Luke Anderson (MBChB FRCOphth )Cataract and Glaucoma Surgeon
Luke Anderson is a glaucoma and cataract specialist and the clinical lead for Ophthalmology at Swansea Bay University Healthcare Trust as well as a director of Eye Wales. He qualified from Leicester University in 2002 before undertaking Ophthalmic higher surgical training in Hampshire and then Wales. Luke completed his Cataract ad Glaucoma surgical training at the University Hospital Wales.
He became the glaucoma lead for the Cwm Taf University Trust before joining Swansea Bay NHS trust. He has held several training positions in the Royal College. Currently he is a member of the steering group for implementation of surgical simulation training into the curriculum.
Years’ Combined Experience
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