Mr Leatherbarrow was a Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbital surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe, from 1992 until 2014. He is now in full time private practice and remains an Honorary Consultant at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, where he regularly operates.
He has over 30 years of experience in ophthalmology and has been a specialist Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon for over 25 years. His major areas of expertise are oculoplastic, orbital, and lacrimal surgery for which he has a national and international reputation.
He graduated from Manchester Medical School in 1982, training in general ophthalmology at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital before undertaking subspecialty training fellowships in oculoplastic and orbital surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
He is the author of the major textbook ‘Oculoplastic Surgery’: the 3rd edition was published by Thieme in October 2019: https://www.thieme.com/books-main/plastic-surgery/product/5094-oculoplastic-surgery
His website is www.eyelidsurgery.co.uk