Our Emergency Department in Dublin will be closed on Saturday 25th June. The service will be available again from Monday 27th at 8am. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

Mr. Tim Fulcher

Ophthalmology

Secretary contact details

Mary Gannon 01 838 6732 tim.fulcher@materprivate.ie

Locations

  • Dublin | Hospital

Contact Details

Mater Private Network, Suite 4, 69 Eccles Street, Dublin 7, D07 X598 01 838 6732 085 253 7427 tim.fulcher@materprivate.ie

Useful Information

Primary Services

Areas of Expertise

Cataract surgery. Eyelid/oculoplastic surgery. Orbital and lacrimal surgery. Corneal and external eye diseases.

About

Education & Experience  

Graduated from UCD in 1989. 

Following his intern year, he undertook a Master’s in Medical Science in Anatomy in 1990 before commencing training in Ophthalmology in 1991. 

Completed ophthalmology training programme in Ireland. 

Completed two sub-specialty fellowships: 

  • Cornea and external eye disease (John Dart, Moorfields, London). 
  • Eyelid, lacrimal and orbital disease (Tim Sullivan, Brisbane). 

Appointed as consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Mater, Mater Private and Beaumont Hospitals in Dublin in 2000 where he still works. 

He is also an honorary consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin. 

President of the Irish College of Ophthalmologists (2021-2023). 

 

Special Interests  

  • Cataract surgery. 
  • Eyelid surgery to include removal of eyelid lesions, peri-ocular skin cancers with eyelid reconstruction and disorders of eyelid position (ectropion, entropion, ptosis). 
  • Assessment of watering eyes including tear duct surgery. 
  • Management of orbital disorders including thyroid eye disease, orbital inflammatory diseases, and orbital tumours. 
  • Assessment of corneal and ocular surface disorders including corneal transplantation. 

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