Patient Story David - Thyroid Eye Disease
Dr Rebecca Ford
David talks to Rebecca Ford about his experience of Thyroid Eye Disease.
David is able to talk about his experience of Thyroid Eye Disease, with the support of Dr Rebecca Ford Consultant Ophthalmologist & Oculoplastic Surgeon on behalf of TEDct. In David's case the disease was caught relatively early, through an observant wife and a knowledgeable optician.
Rebecca is a Consultant Ophthalmologist & Oculoplastic Surgeon who qualified in clinical medicine from Oxford University after graduating in medical sciences from Cambridge. She did a medical rotation in Plymouth leading to MRCP before pursuing ophthalmology specialist training in London, based at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and was a fellow in medical education at Imperial College, leading to a Masters in Medical Education. Rebecca developed her special interest in oculoplastic surgery with clinical subspeciality fellowships in Brighton and Birmingham.
She was appointed as a consultant in Aberdeen in 2011 and moved to Bristol in 2014.
Special interests include all aspects of oculoplastic surgery, especially orbital surgery and orbital disease.
BMBCh MA MEd MRCP MRCSEd FRCOphth
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For support and advice on Thyroid Eye Disease TEDct (Charitable Trust)