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Mr Richard Scawn

Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Scawn


Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

Speciality: Ophthalmology

Professional Profile

Richard Scawn is an experienced consultant ophthalmologist, with extensive sub-specialist expertise in oculoplastic surgery. He completed ten years of ophthalmology specialist training in London, UK with four years at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

In 2012 he was awarded the Keeler Scholarship from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for his Orbital and Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive fellowship in California, USA with Prof Don Kikkawa & Dr Bobby Korn, learning advanced techniques in reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery.

Richard then completed two more prestigious oculoplastic fellowships at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, obtaining extensive sub-speciality experience in eyelid, lacrimal and orbital surgery.

He was appointed at Chelsea Westminster in 2018 to lead the oculoplastic service and is a member of the Chelsea Craniofacial Multidisciplinary team. Richard is also the ophthalmologist at The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea.

He is involved in teaching future generations of ophthalmologists and oculoplastic surgeons in UK and Internationally.

Richard Scawn is featured in the 2020 Tatler Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guide.

Specialises In




Watery eyes

Botulinum Toxin

Reconstructive eyelid surgery

Skin cancer of eyelid


Professional Memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

British Oculoplastic Society

European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The American Academy of Ophthalmology

Contact Details

NHS Base

Chelsea & Westminster



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