Mr Edward Casswell


MBBS, iBSc(Hons), MD(Res), FRCOphth

GMC number: 7090067

Practising since: 2010


Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery, Medical Ophthalmology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday 09:00-12:30
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Mr Edward Casswell is a Consultant Ophthalmologist who specialises in Cataracts, Medical & Surgical retinal diseases. He works for UH Sussex NHS Foundation Trust at Sussex Eye Hospital (Brighton), Southlands Hospital (Shoreham) and St Richard’s Hospital (Chichester).

He offers consultations for:

  • Routine Cataract Surgery
  • Complex Cataract Surgery (including intraocular lens exchange & secondary intraocular lenses)
  • Medical Retina conditions (macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease)
  • Surgical Retina conditions (retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macula hole)

Mr Casswell graduated from University College London medical school and completed his ophthalmic training in North London, including 5 years at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He completed two advanced retinal surgery fellowships, in addition to a 6-month fellowship in medical retinal disease at Moorfields.

He has been awarded over 40 academic prizes during his career, including the University of London MBBS Gold Medal 2010, the FRCOphth Crombie Gold Medal 2013 & Harcourt Gold Medal 2017. He completed an MD research degree at UCL in 2020 and maintains a research interest in retinal eye disease.

Special interests

  • Cataract Surgery (routine & complex)
  • Medical Retina (eg Macula Degeneration, Diabetes)
  • Surgical Retina (eg Retinal Detachment, Macula Hole, Epiretinal Membrane)

Personal interests

Tennis, Cycling, Diving & Skiing.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Edward Casswell at Nuffield Health

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Vitrectomy
  • Uveitis
  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Visual Fields
  • Cataract Surgery

Locations Mr Edward Casswell works with

Related experience


Mr Edward Casswell completed a Vitreoretinal Clinical Research Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital between 2016-18. This involved running a number of clinical trials aiming to improve outcomes following retinal detachment repair. 

He maintains a strong research interest, particularly in retinal disease and a full list of his peer-reviewed publications is available online -


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologist
  • British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at UH Sussex (Sussex Eye, Southlands and St Richards Hospitals)

Insurers Mr Edward Casswell works with

Mr Edward Casswell works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • WPA
  • Bupa
  • BUPA Standard Cataract Pathway
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Healix