Mr Indy Sian
FRCOphth, MCOptom, PGCert, FHEA, MB, CHB, BOptom (HONS)
GMC number: 7013772
Practicing since: 2008
Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery
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- Thursday PM
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Mr Sian is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital.
Having completed dual training in Ophthalmology and Optometry he undertook advanced specialisation in the medical and surgical management of cataract surgery, complex corneal and external eye disease, corneal transplantation and refractive laser surgery at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Mr Sian is certified by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for Refractive surgery and holds the Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery (Cert LRS).
In his role as an NHS Consultant Mr Sian conducts high-volume cataract surgery and is the corneal and external eye disease lead clinician receiving referrals from across the region. Mr Sian manages a wide range of disorders affecting the cornea, ocular surface and external eye, as well as general ophthalmology.
Mr Sian is passionate about improving vision
and helping patients reach their visual potential. With his optometric
background, knowledge of refraction and postgraduate qualifications in cataract
and refractive surgery he is able to discuss and tailor each individual's eye
Having moved from London Indy Sian now lives in Taunton with his wife and two sons. He is a keen cricket and rugby fan.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Indy Sian at Nuffield Health
- Eyelid cyst removal
- Refractive eye surgery
- Anterior segment
- YAG Capsulotomy
- Visual Fields
- Cataract Surgery
Locations Mr Indy Sian works with
Whilst in London Mr Sian was involved in the recruitment and treatment of patients with severe corneal infections as part of a multicentre study that will form the basis of future European wide treatment guidelines. Mr Sian also took the lead for an ongoing study looking at methods to optimise cataract surgery in complex cases.
Mr Sian continues to present and lecture at various international conferences and is involved in the training of junior surgeons, medical students, optometrists and nurse practitioners.
- Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
- Member of the College of Optometrists
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- Honorary research fellow - Moorfields Eye Hospital
- Subspeciality committee member, Cornea and Anterior Segment - International Council of Ophthalmology
Other posts held
- Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Corneal & Cataract Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
Insurers Mr Indy Sian works with
Mr Indy Sian works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Aviva Health
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Mr Indy Sian does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Indy Sian has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:
Owns a 14.29% share of YAG Laser Capsulotomy & Iridotomy and SLT Laser, and a 25% share of ARGON Laser.
Mr Indy Sian does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.