Mr. Mark Cahill is a consultant eye surgeon with a special interest in retinal diseases in The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and Beacon Hospital. He is also the clinical lead for Global Vision, which provides photography and grading services for Diabetic Retina Screen, the national diabetic retinopathy screening programme run by the National Screening Service (NSS).
Mark qualified in University College Dublin. After completing higher surgical training in Dublin and Cork, he undertook a one year fellowship in diabetic retinopathy at the Beetham Eye Institute in the Joslin Diabetes Center, a Harvard University hospital in Boston, where he participated in research on novel treatments to prevent vision loss in patients with diabetic eye disease.
Mark gained further experience in assessing and treating a wide range of eye conditions including age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and macular holes following a two year vitreo-retinal fellowship at the Duke University Eye Centre. He worked as a consultant eye surgeon in Duke University Eye Center, before returning to Ireland in 2004.
Mark specialises in the treatment of patients with retinal diseases, cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology.