Mr James Hsuan is a consultant ophthalmologist with a sub-specialty practice in oculoplastic and orbital surgery.  He has worked at Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool since 2005, prior to which he completed oculoplastic and orbital surgery fellowships in Bristol and Adelaide. He has a particular interest in reconstructive surgery of the periocular region and also works closely with maxillo-facial, ENT and neurosurgical colleagues at Aintree and the Walton Centre.

JOURNAL REVIEWED: Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Jun 2014 (ongoing)

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Hidden spread of sebaceous cell carcinoma

This was a review of 29 patients who had undergone orbital exenteration for sebaceous cell carcinoma. Prompted by the increasing use of topical treatments for intraepithelial disease, the authors were keen to discover the frequency of spread of tumour cells...


Transconjunctival eyelid weight insertion

This is a description of a new surgical technique to insert upper lid weights via a posterior, transconjunctival route. Following local anaesthetic, the upper lid was everted over a Desmarres retractor with a silk traction suture. A 5mm high central...


Frontalis muscle flap for congenital ptosis

This is a review of 43 patients (47 eyes) with severe congenital ptosis who underwent a suspension procedure using a frontalis flap technique. The average age of patients was 6 +/-2.5 years, and all had a severe ptosis with an...