Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MBBS FRCOphth MD
MBBS FRCOphth MD
1991 MBBS Royal Free Hospital, University of London
1995 FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists
2002 MD (Res) University of London
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
UK and Eire Glaucoma Society
European Glaucoma Society
World Glaucoma Association
Telephone number: 01480 418761
Fax: 01480 423109
Lydia has been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with subspecialty expertise in glaucoma since 2008. Miss Chang trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital in London. Her research doctorate was in the field of glaucoma surgery, investigating the mechanisms contributing to scarring after glaucoma surgery. She completed her advanced glaucoma fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
1) Consultant ophthalmologist at Hinchingbrooke since 2008. Co-Lead for the Glaucoma Service.
2) Clinical Governance Lead for ophthalmology at Hinchingbrooke.
3) Ophthalmology clinical advisor to the Getting it Right First Time Project (the Department of Health’s Clinically Led and Efficiency Programme), a project aiming to reduce surgical variation and improve clinical outcomes.
Miss Chang regularly performs cataract and glaucoma (trabeculectomy) surgery.
She has a special interest in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) including the iStent, the Xen stent as well as glaucoma laser therapies such as laser iridotomy and selective laser trabeculoplasty.
Examples of Miss Chang’s Research Interests and Publications:
MD Thesis: Fibroblast interferon-beta mediated prevention of T cell apoptosis; its relationship with the development of excessive conjunctival scarring. University of London 2002.