Mr Richard Packard
Mr Richard Packard was senior surgeon at the Prince Charles Eye Unit in Windsor. He qualified as a doctor in 1970 from the Middlesex Hospital Medical School. He passed the FRCS in ophthalmology in 1976 whilst a registrar at Moorfields Eye Hospital. In 1978 he was awarded his MD at London University for a thesis on choroidal malignant melanoma. In 1979 as Senior Registrar at Charing Cross Hospital working under Eric Arnott he first started to perform phacoemulsification. In 1981 he published the first description in the medical literature of the use of a folded soft lens in cataract surgery.
GMC number: 01460184