Frant Road Clinic

65 Frant Road

Tunbridge Wells


T: 01892 619797

F: 01892 619798

E: info@frantroadclinic.co.uk

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Monday - Friday

8.30am - 5pm

Frant Road Clinic Ophthalmology. Tel: 01892 619797

Kent Private GP. Tel: 01892 249018

Ms Karon McCarthy

Mrs Karon McCarthy DBO, SRO

Adult and Paediatric Orthoptist

Since qualifying as an Orthoptist from Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1988, I have gained a great deal of clinical experience working both in the public and private health care sector. I began my career in 1988 in Hastings , at the Conquest  Hospital, where I stayed for 12 enjoyable years.

I treat a wide variety of patients, from all age groups, and get a great deal of satisfaction helping with squint and vision problems.  I am particularly interested in the way that sight develops in the early years and using my skills and experience  to ensure children achieve their best possible vision. I also enjoy the challenge of helping patients with complex eye movement disorders overcome their symptoms such as double vision.

I have been working with Mr Bell since 2005 on a part time basis, and thoroughly enjoy being part of the Frant Road Clinic team.

My hobbies include reading, cooking, playing netball and spending time with friends and family.

In 2001 I joined  Bromley Hospitals Trust and was appointed as Head Orthoptist in 2002 where, in addition to my clinical duties, I am responsible for the Orthoptic and Optometry services for South London Healthcare Trust and Bromley Primary Care Trust.

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