Mr Rhys Davies


MBBCh, BSc, FRCOphth

GMC number: 7047021

Practising since: 2009


Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery, Medical Ophthalmology

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Mr. Davies qualified in 2009 from Cardiff University Medical School, also gaining an Intercalated BSc Degree in Pharmacology.

He completed his foundation doctor training in South Wales before working in Western Australia until 2012. He was then accepted onto the highly competitive Ophthalmology Specialty Training programme, completing 7-years ophthalmology training in Edinburgh and gaining entry on to the Specialist Register in 2019. He has won various awards within Ophthalmology and has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Mr Davies has extensive training in general ophthalmology and underwent further sub-specialist training in oculoplastics, lacrimal and orbital surgery in both Edinburgh and Cambridge, under the tutelage of world-renowned oculoplastic surgeons.

He has since worked as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Cambridge and currently has a busy NHS practice in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.

Mr Davies offers cataract surgery using micro-incisional and sutureless techniques, and provides YAG-laser capsulotomy for post-cataract surgery clouding. He also offers a variety of medical and cosmetic eyelid procedures including blepharoplasty, ptosis correction, entropion and ectropion repair and excision of eyelid lesions, as well as surgical treatment for watery eyes.

Special interests

  • Cataract surgery 
  • Laser procedures (YAG capsulotomy) 
  • Dry eye treatment 

Eyelid surgery: -

  • Droopy eyelids (ptosis) 
  • Excess eyelid skin (blepharoplasty) 
  • Eyelid malposition (ectropion/entropion) 
  • Eyebrow lift 
  • Removal of eyelid skin lesions 
  • Surgery for watery eyes (epiphora)

Personal interests

Having moved from Edinburgh, Mr Davies lives in Somerset with his wife and three children. He is a keen golfer and runner and enjoys watching rugby.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rhys Davies at Nuffield Health

  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Eye lift
  • Drooping eyelids (Ptosis correction)
  • Anterior segment
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Lacrimal surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Brow lift
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)

Locations Mr Rhys Davies works with

Related experience


Mr Davies has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals. His main research interest is in oculoplastic and lacrimal disorders.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist – Cataract and oculoplastic surgery. Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

Insurers Mr Rhys Davies works with

Mr Rhys Davies works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)