Bridget Hemmant

Bridget Hemmant

Mrs

  • 2.08 Medical School

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Biography

Biography

MB ChB MD FCROphth

Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Oculoplastic surgeon 

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon, leading the Oculoplastic service at The James Paget University Hospital. I also have a private practice based over three sites in Norfolk: Spire Hospital Norwich,  East Point Consulting Rooms in Gorleston and I have facilities to see patients at The Global Clinic in Norwich.  I am very proud to provide a professional and caring quality friendly service to my patients who have commented on my demeanour, surgical skills and expert aftercare. I am delighted to provide great patient relationships and ensure that all my patients receive a premium level of care. Whether this is the elderly and vulnerable within the NHS or younger fitter patients needing speedy care in order to continue to work.

GMC No: 3355291

 

I am registered as an eye specialist with the General Medical Council and work at several private facilities with Care Quality Commission registration.

Career

I am a senior Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon in Norwich and Great Yarmouth where I run the Oculoplastic service at The James Paget University Hospital.

  • I offer private eye surgery in Norfolk and Suffolk

  • I specialise in Oculoplastic and reconstructive plastic surgery and Lacrimal procedures in addition to Cataract surgery.

  • I offer personal and professional private eye care in Norfolk and Suffolk and pride myself in always endeavouring to provide the best possible service for my patients in a caring and sensitive manner in the most convenient location.

  • It is possible to make an appointment to see me at Spire hospital in Norwich and also the East Point Consulting Rooms at the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston, Great Yarmouth.

  • Feedback following cataract and eye lid surgery under my care is consistently very positive.

  • I am in close contact with my patients following surgery to give advice or reassurance if required.  

  • My prices are fair, transparent and competitive and I am registered with the Private Healthcare Information network PHIN.

Academic Background

UNDERGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS

1988                                 MB ChB         Sheffield University Medical School

1985-86                           B Med Sci      Medical Microbiology

           

POSTGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS

1993                        FRCOphth

2001                        MD in Ocular Wound healing         University of London

2017                         PG Cert in Med Education             Dundee

Key Research Interests

PUBLICATIONS

 

Antimicrobial  Activity  of Protamine  and Polybrene. Mulholland  B., Mellersh A.R.  J Hosp Infection.1987;10:305- 307.

 

Aging and the cornea. Faragher-RG; Mulholland-B; Tuft-SJ; Sandeman-S; Khaw-PT. BJO. 1997 Oct; 81(10): 814-7.

 

The use of corticosteroids for choroidal neovascularisation in young patients. Flaxel-CJ; Owens-SL; Mulholland-B; Schwartz-SD; Gregor-ZJ. Eye. 1998; 12 (Pt 2): 266-72

 

Detection of prednisolone in vitreous following systemic administration: a Case Report. Flaxel CJ, Wheeler M, Mulholland B, Gregor ZJ:  Eye 12 (6): 1013-1014, 1998.

 

Matrix Metalloproteinases in sterile corneal melts. Geerling G, Joussen AM, Daniels JT, Mulholland B, Khaw PT, Dart JKG: Annals New York Academy of sciences. 571-574. Vol. 848 (1999) Inhibition of Matrix Metalloproteinases: Therapeutic Applications; Eds. R.A. Greenwald, S. Zucker, L.M. Golub.

 

Anterior Uveitis and the relationship of recurrent episodes with stress. Mulholland B, Lightman SL, Marks M:  BJO, 2000;84:1121-1124.

 

Ocular penetration of Tamoxifen in patients on systemic treatment for breast cancer. Mulholland B., Flaxel C.J., Gregor Z.G., Haynes B: Ophthalmology, 2000; 107: 2006-2009.

 

The Chirila Keratoprosthesis: Phase I human Clinical Trial. Crawford GJ, Hicks CR, Lou X, Vijayasekaran S, Tan D, Mulholland B, Chirila TV. Ophthalmology. 109 (5):883-9 2002 May

 

Microcystic Adnexal carcinoma of the eyebrow: a case report. Ong T, Liew SH, Mulholland B. Accepted by Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  2004 March; 20(2):122-5

 

Matrix metalloproteinase distribution in early corneal wound healing. Mulholland B, Tuft SJ, Khaw PT. Eye (2005). May;19 (5):584-8

 

Conjunctival Lymphoid hyperplasia presenting with bilateral panuveitis. Ioannides AS, Rai P, Mulholland B. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Mar;139(3):566-8

 

A Complex Orbit: Gupta D, Hemmant B, Marshall T; Orbit 2008; 27 (4):297-9

 

Systemic T Cell Lymphoma presented as an acute non-resolving eye lid mass; Raja M, Ball R, Hemmant B; Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun;26(3):212-4.

 

The tie retraction syndrome. Geerling G, Neppert B, Hemmant B.

Orbit. 2012 Dec;31(6):412-5. Epub 2012 Oct 22

 

Periocular photodynamic therapy for squamous intra-epidermal carcinoma.

Casie Chetty N, Hemmant B, Skellett AM.

J Dermatolog Treat. 2014 Dec;25(6):516-8. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

 

 

 

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

 

Ocular penetration of Tamoxifen in patients on systemic treatment for breast cancer: Mulholland B., Flaxel C.J., Gregor Z.G., Haynes B. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1995; (suppl) 36: abstract: 641.

 

Anterior Uveitis and the relationship of recurrent episodes with stress: Mulholland B, Lightman SL, Marks M: Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.1996; (suppl) 37: abstract 1704.

A new modified model of glaucoma filtration surgery in the rabbit. Mulholland B, Cordiero MF, Constable PH, Alexander RA, Khaw PT: Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1997 (suppl) 38: abstract 1227

 

Apoptosis and scar formation in the rabbit cornea after wounding. Mulholland B, Crowston JG, Alexander RA, Khaw PT, Tuft SJ:  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1998 (suppl) 39: abstract 4738.

 

Modulation of wound healing response in glaucoma filtration surgery. Cordiero MF, Khaw PT, Daniels JD, Crowston JG, Pleass RD, Mulholland B:  Exp Eye Res, (suppl) 67. July abstract 609.

 

The distribution of Matrix Metalloproteinases 1,2,3 and 9 during corneal wound healing. Mulholland B, Gay J, Savage F, Hembry R, Khaw PT, Tuft SJ:  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 (suppl) 40: abstract 508.

 

POSTERS

 

Ocular penetration of Tamoxifen in patients on systemic treatment for breast cancer. Mulholland B., Flaxel C.J., Gregor Z.G., Haynes B: (ARVO, Florida 14-19 May 1995)

 

Systemic steroids for Subretinal Neovascularisation in young patients with chorioretinal scars. Mulholland B., Flaxel C.J., Owens S.L., Schwartz S.D., Blach R.L., Gregor Z.J (The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress Birmingham 22-25 May 1995)

 

Conjunctival Flap for Corneal surface disease: A review of contemporary indications and  technique. Mulholland B., Allan B.D.S., Dart J.K.G: (The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress Birmingham 22-25 May 1995)

 

The Changing Face Of Glaucoma Surgery. Mulholland B., Matthews T., Hitchings R.A.H: (Registrars meeting , Royal Society of Medicine, June 8 1995 )

 

Anterior Uveitis and the relationship of recurrent episodes with stress. Mulholland B, Lightman SL, Marks M: (ARVO, Florida April 21-26 1996).

 

Optic Disc Swelling in Diabetes Mellitus: a review of aetiology and a proposed system of classification. Mulholland B, Dowler JDF, Hamilton AMP: (The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress Edinburgh 7-9 May 1996).

 

Short wavelength scatter in the measurement of corneal scarring. Mulholland B, Khaw PT, Tuft SJ, Fitzke FW.  (presented at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists annual Congress in May 2001)

 

PUBLISHED CHAPTERS

 

Ophthalmology – JD Jagger and B Mulholland in General Surgical Operations RM Kirk – Churchill Livingstone 2006

 

Ophthalmology – JD Jagger and B Mulholland in Essential General Surgical Operations RM Kirk – Churchill Linvingstone 2007

Education/Academic qualification

University of Dundee

Award Date: 31 Jul 2017

Unknown, Doctor of Medicine, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jul 2001

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Award Date: 21 Jul 1993

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Sheffield

Award Date: 1 Jul 1988

Bachelor of Biomedical science, University of Sheffield

Award Date: 31 Jul 1986

External positions

Consultant ophthalmologist in the NHS, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 Aug 2004 → …

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