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Ms Stacey Strong

MD (Res), BSc (Hons), FRCOphth, PGCME

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Cataract & Medical Retina Specialist

GMC no. 6159500

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Ms Strong is a skilled and knowledgeable cataract surgeon and medical retina specialist. She is well known for her kind nature and good sense of humour, being able to put patients at ease during consultations and build good relationships.

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Ms Strong received robust ophthalmology training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Western Eye Hospital, Central Middlesex Hospital and Frimley Park Hospital. She currently works as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust. There she is the current Medical Retina Lead as well as Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology.

Ms Strong is one of the first medical retina consultants in the UK to offer virtual consultations for diabetic retinopathy, diabetic maculopathy, hydroxychloroquine screening, age-related macular degeneration monitoring and choroidal naevus monitoring. As part of the process, patients are responsible for sending a copy of their fundus photograph and Optical coherence tomography (OCT) scan from their optician (or ophthalmic specialist) through to Clinica.

Ms Strong enjoys playing the piano and singing. She performed in London’s West End production of Les Misérables as ‘Little Eponine’ in 1991. Ms Strong was also one of the youngest female pilots in the UK, obtaining her private pilot’s licence at age 17.

General and urgent ophthalmology

General ophthalmology, including: chalazion, blepharitis, dry eyes, allergic eye disease, ocular hypertension

Cataract surgery (assessment at Clinica, London and operation carried out in Bushey, Hertfordshire)

Secondary lens implants

Posterior capsular opacification (PCO)

Urgent eye problems, including: flashes/floaters, posterior vitreous detachment, retinal tears, uveitis, conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, corneal ulcer, acute angle closure glaucoma, endophthalmitis

Medical retina

Dry and Wet age-related macular degeneration

Diabetic Retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema

Retinal vein occlusion

Retinal artery occlusion

Central serous retinopathy

Post-operative macular oedema (Irvine-Gass syndrome)

Hydroxychloroquine screening

Choroidal naevus monitoring and referral for suspicious lesions

Myopic maculopathy and associated choroidal neovascular membrane

Retinal macroaneurysm

Inherited Retinal disease

Ocular ultrasound

Assessment for potential surgical treatments, such as: Macular hole, Epiretinal membrane, Vitreous haemorrhage (if or when surgery is required you will be referred onto a vitreo-retinal specialist)

Initial: £300

Follow up: £250

International: £350

International Follow up: £300

Ms Strong sees patients as a fee-assured consultant with all private medical insurance companies.

Cataract Surgery

Standard or premium lenses

Combined with intravitreal injection/steroid implant where required

Secondary lens implantation (sulcus lens or ACIOL only)

Medical treatments

For all general and urgent ophthalmology conditions

For all medical retina conditions

Laser treatments

Yag laser capsulotomy

Retinal laser for diabetic retinopathy, diabetic maculopathy, retinal macroaneurysms, retinal tears/holes

Injection treatments

Intravitreal injection, including: anti-VEGF, steroid, anti-biotics, anti-virals, anti-fungals

Intravitreal steroid implant

Orbital floor injection of steroid


  • MD (Res), University College London 2019
  • BSc (Hons) Physiology, King’s College London 2004
  • FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists London 2017
  • PGCME, University College London 2013


  • Award for excellence in student education, Barts and the London medical school, 2013
  • Bill Aylward bursary award, Moorfields Eye Hospital 2013
  • Star of Herts nomination, West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust 2022


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists London
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