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Dr. Niall Crosby

Senior Consultant Opthamologist


  • General ophthalmology
  • Routine and complex cataract surgery
  • Surgical retina
  • Medical retina

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Cataract surgery,
  • Intraocular lenses for correction of presbyopia and astigmatism
  • Retinal detachment
  • Macular hole
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Advanced diabetic eye disease
  • Endophthalmitis and ocular trauma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Vein occlusion
  • Genetic retinal disease
  • Uveitis: anterior and posterior segment uveitis and scleritis
  • Ocular surface disease: dry eye and blepharitis


English, German


MBChB (UK), BMedSc (UK)

Professional Profile:

Dr Crosby has a global reputation for his expertise in retinal and cataract surgery, research and teaching. With a career spanning over two decades, he has worked in 15 different eye departments across three continents, mentored and trained numerous surgeons, authored several publications and delivered lectures to fellow eye specialists across the world.

Dr Crosby’s research interests are centred on the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments and endophthalmitis. He is also actively involved in projects to enhance patient safety and elite performance in ophthalmic surgery and anaesthesia.

He has been recognised for his contributions to the field with several honours and awards, including a competitive scholarship and a Merit Award from National University Health System in Singapore. Dr Crosby is also actively involved in charitable work, having volunteered with ORBIS International Flying Eye Hospital programme and led the Diabetic Retinal Photography screening during the World Diabetes Day event in Singapore in 2019.

Recently, Dr Crosby co-authored his first book, ‘Foundations of Intraocular Microsurgery: Principles for Elite Performance,’ which covers the foundational skills necessary to make ophthalmic microsurgery safe. His dedication to advancing the field of ophthalmology through his research, teaching, and patient care is truly inspiring.