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Dr Colin GoudieSpecialist in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery.book an appointment

Dr Colin Goudie is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, specialising in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery.


He performs routine and complex cataract surgery and offers treatment with topical (no needle), local or general anaesthesia. As a vitreoretinal surgeon he provides support to colleagues and treatment for patients with problems following cataract surgery.


Vitreoretinal surgical procedures offered include treatment of macular holes, epiretinal membranes, floaters and retinal detachments as well as secondary and complicated intraocular lens implants.


Having grown up in Dundee, Dr Goudie graduated from the University of Edinburgh before completing ophthalmic specialist training at the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion in Edinburgh and Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline. He has completed 2 years of intensive training in Vitreoretinal Surgery, one in Edinburgh and a second in Auckland,New Zealand. On return from New Zealand he was appointed as a Consultant at both the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion and the Borders General Hospital where he is a specialist in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. He is currently the Clinical Lead for the Ophthalmic Acute Referral Clinic in Edinburgh and plays an active role in postgraduate education.


Outside of work he has a busy familylife and loves all sport. He was a successful rugby player, playing forHeriot’s Rugby Club, Scotland at all youth levels, Scotland 7s and theBarbarians.



Fellow of the Royal College ofOphthalmologists

British and Eire Vitreoretinal SocietyMember

Scottish Ophthalmology Club Member (past council member 2015-2020)