The Manor Hospital,
Beech Road, Headington,
Oxford, OX3 7RP

Tel: 01865 307783
Contact: John Elston

My specialist clinical and research interests are in the multi-disciplinary evaluation, investigation and management of complex neuro-ophthalmic disorders in both children and adults. Following training at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children (GOSH) I had Fellowship training in Neuro-ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore.

My first Consultant appointment was at the National Hospital, Queen Square & St Mary’s Hospital Paddington. I was appointed in Oxford to establish a neuro-ophthalmology unit and ran this and the paediatric and strabismus services for over 25 years.

I have over 20 years’ experience in the preparation of medico-legal reports in aspects of paediatric and adult ophthalmology:

  • Paediatrics including peri-natal brain injury & the presentation of intracranial pathology affecting vision
  • Intracranial pathology affecting vision in adults including disorders of intracranial pressure, tumours affecting vision, inflammation, antibody mediated disorders, trauma etc
  • Ocular motility disorders – “squint” / strabismus and ocular motor palsies

Current appointment: Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oxford Eye Hospital and Royal Berkshire Hospital

Qualifications: BSc, MB BS, FRCS, FRCOphth, MD

Key specialities: Paediatric ophthalmology, Neuro-ophthalmology, Ocular motility problems (“squint”)

Services offered: Expert reports, Evidence in Court, Single joint expert

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