Brian Leatherbarrow

Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgeon

Specialist in:
Eyelid Surgery / Orbital Surgery / Eyelid & Orbital Disorders

Mr Leatherbarrow has specialist expertise in:

• Complications of cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
• Eyelid reconstructive surgery
• Ptosis surgery
• Eyelid and orbital tumours
• Eyelid and orbital trauma
• Loss of an eye / socket reconstructive surgery
• Thyroid eye disease
• Watering eye problems

Mr Leatherbarrow was a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital specialising in this field from 1992 to 2014. He is now in full time private practice.

He has over 84 publications in the medical literature, 5 book chapters and is the single author of the textbook Oculoplastic Surgery (2nd Edition published by Informa in Dec 2010).

Mr Leatherbarrow has been preparing specialist expert witness reports since 1994. He prepares 75-100 reports per year, for both Claimants and Defendants.

Reports are produced within 4-6 weeks of receipt of all relevant information


• Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd)
• Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)
• Member and President of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS)
• Interspecialty member of the British Association of Anesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
• Member of the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS)
• Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Member of the Federation of Forensic and expert Witnesses


Medico Legal enquiries:

Contact :  Angela Leatherbarrow


2 Gibwood Road
Northenden, Manchester
M22 4BT

Tel: 0161 947 2720