Ms Elizabeth Dolatshahy Hawkes

Ms Elizabeth Dolatshahy Hawkes

MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCOphth

Ophthalmology

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3 specialists

10 years of experience
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“I had some issues with my eyes and was referred to Elizabeth Hawkes at the Benenden hospital. From the very first appointment I was reassured that I had made the perfect choice of surgeon. Ms Hawkes was caring, understanding and extremely professional. She explained everything in a way that is easily understood. As part of my treatment I had a blepharoplasty upper eyelid lift and I am overwhelmed of how much difference it has made. My eyes have opened up and I have a fresher look. I didn’t tell many people, but I get a lot of comments now of how “well I look”. I am really impressed with the results. Surgery was as I expected, as everything was explained beforehand by Ms Hawkes. I was swollen and bruised for a bit after but the one thing that did surprised me was there was NO after pain. In my head I was sure there would be so prepared well with painkillers at the ready, but didn’t need to take any. A week or so after I went back to have the stitches out, again all relatively simple. I am now 5 weeks post op and the scars are virtually invisible, hidden in the natural crease of my eyes. If you are thinking of this procedure, then I would definitely recommend it and without doubt recommend Elizabeth Hawkes to do the surgery. “
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Subspecialties

  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7049736
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    510 reviews

    About

    Miss Elizabeth Hawkes is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon. She is a specialist in cosmetic eyelid surgery, including upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty surgery. Miss Hawkes also practices advanced facial aesthetics for non-surgical face and eye rejuvenation. She sits on the clinical advsiory board for the Aesthetics Journal helping to set aesthetic industry standards and providing key specialist ophthalmic perspectives regarding cosmetic eye treatments.

    Elizabeth graduated from Imperial College, London and has trained at Harvard Medical School, Boston. She undertook postgraduate medical and surgical training at St Mary's Hospital, London before specialising in eye and eyelid surgery. Elizabeth completed her ophthalmic surgical training on the Oxford rotation and spent time at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

    Miss Hawkes is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. She has been appointed by the Royal College as an examiner for the final qualifation required to become an eye surgeon. She is a full member of the highly respected European Soicety of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society. Miss Hawkes has an interest in medical education and she has lectured at national and international events and is involved in teaching and training surgeons.

    Combining her passion for precise delicate surgery and meticulous attention to detail, ophthalmology and cosmetic eyelid surgery was an obvious career choice. Her patients comment on her professional yet friendly approach.

    Miss Hawkes held a substantive NHS consultant post as Clinical Lead for the Emergency Eye Care Service at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation trust. She is available to consult on all aspects of general ophthalmology and is recognised with the major insurance companies.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery) 
    • Cataract Surgery 
    • Complex Cataract Surgery 
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures 
    • New Eye Exam 
    • Ptosis Repair 
    • Video Consultation 
    • Chalazion excision (stye removal) 
    • Entropion/Ectropion repair 
    • Eyelid skin tags, lump and cyst removal 
    • Blepharitis and dry eye management 
    • Epiphora (Watery eyes) management 
    • Dermal filler injections 
    • Anti-wrinkle injections 
    • Emergency Ophthalmology 
    • Blepharitis 
    • Blephex 
    • Cataracts 
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) 
    • Demodex 
    • Dry Eye Syndrome 
    • Dry Eyes 
    • Eye Infection 
    • Eye Problem 
    • Eye Problems 
    • Vision Problems
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    Medical procedures

    • Injectable Treatments
    • New Eye Exam
    • Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    • Fillers Injections
    • Lip Enhancement
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures
    • Natural Face Rejuvenation
    • Non-Surgical Anti-Ageing Treatments
    • Profilo Plastica
    • Ptosis Repair
    • Urgent Eye Care
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Cataracts
    • Blepharitis
    • Blephex
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Demodex
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Problem
    • Eye Problems
    • Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
    • Vision Problems
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    Education

    Qualifications

    MBBS Imperial College, London 2009

    BSc Nueroscience Imperial College, London 2007

    FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2017

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery)
    7/43
    Injectable Treatments
    5/43
    Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    3/43
    New Eye Exam
    2/43
    Aesthetic Medicine
    1/43
    Botox and fillers
    1/43
    Cataracts
    1/43
    Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    1/43
    Eyelid lesion
    1/43
    Fillers injections
    1/43
    Ptosis Repair
    1/43
    clogging of the meibomian gland orifices on the upper and lower lids, flare of recurrent corneal erosion syndrome with an active corneal abrasion
    1/43
    lower lid blepharoplasty - eye bag removal
    1/43
    minor eyelid procedures
    1/43
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    I had some issues with my eyes and was referred to Elizabeth Hawkes at the Benenden hospital. From the very first appointment I was reassured that I had made the perfect choice of surgeon. Ms Hawkes was caring, understanding and extremely professional. She explained everything in a way that is easily understood. As part of my treatment I had a blepharoplasty upper eyelid lift and I am overwhelmed of how much difference it has made. My eyes have opened up and I have a fresher look. I didn’t tell many people, but I get a lot of comments now of how “well I look”. I am really impressed with the results. Surgery was as I expected, as everything was explained beforehand by Ms Hawkes. I was swollen and bruised for a bit after but the one thing that did surprised me was there was NO after pain. In my head I was sure there would be so prepared well with painkillers at the ready, but didn’t need to take any. A week or so after I went back to have the stitches out, again all relatively simple. I am now 5 weeks post op and the scars are virtually invisible, hidden in the natural crease of my eyes. If you are thinking of this procedure, then I would definitely recommend it and without doubt recommend Elizabeth Hawkes to do the surgery.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Injectable Treatments
    I chose Dr Elizabeth Hawkes to have my lips augmented as after seeing her a couple of times, I completely trusted her with my lips! She takes the time to make sure you feel comfortable and talks through what treatment is best for you. I'm so happy with the end results and couldn't recommend her more. She is also a pleasure to visit too!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
    I have researched for a long time to find someone I can trust with my upper eyelid surgery. I chose Elizabeth because she is specialised in eyes only and she is passionate about the health of the eye from the inside as well as the cosmetic part of it. At our first meeting she examined the health of my eye and then talked about the desired result of the upper eyelid surgery. She was very professional and knowledgable. I felt I found the perfect person for the procedure. I wanted a natural result to make me look fresh and younger again and she did a perfect job. I couldn’t be happier and I highly recommend her! I have already recommended her to a friend of mine.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Aesthetic Medicine
    Elizabeth was the perfect consultant: she thought carefully about what would be best for me having discussed at length my needs. Her manner was impeccable: thoughtful, intelligent and I had complete confidence in her expertise. She performed such a brilliant op on my eyes that people remarked how well I looked, but couldn’t tell I had had eye surgery. The whole experience was very positive and I highly recommend her.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ptosis Repair
    Absolutely fantastic, from start to finish.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    Totally positive from beginning to end. She gave me complete confidence by explaining what she could do, with full details. Aftercare was outstanding, including an extra consultation a couple of weeks after the first one week check. I’m delighted with the results.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Injectable Treatments New Eye Exam
    Elizabeth is fantastic; not only at what she does but she’s also extremely professional and takes care of her patients. I wouldn’t go or trust anyone else.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery) Injectable Treatments
    My treatment with Dr Hawkes was perfect from start to finish. Dr Hawkes really took the time to listen to my individual needs, I'm really happy with my results and already looking forward to next visit! Thank you!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery)
    After a number of years researching on upper eyelid blepharoplasty and multiple consultations, I decided to go ahead with the surgery with Dr Elizabeth Hawkes. My eyelids have became heavy due to age and lack of sleep so I had a constant tired look that no expensive cosmetic treatments throughout the years could get rid of. I was not after anything too drastic but I wanted to look more refreshed and get my almond shaped eyes back. Dr Hawkes is very approachable and thorough, she put me at ease with realistic expectations and having seen her previous work and background, I booked myself in for surgery the week after seeing her. It's been only 9 days in but I have not had any discomfort and as the swelling goes down, I can already see her subtle yet effective work. I look younger, have a fresher look overall and most importantly, she's kept my original eye shape. Brilliant work, very pleased with the results.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Injectable Treatments
    always a pleasant experience with Elizabeth. Results are amazing and she is very professional and polite.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 3 doctors for:
    3

    Ophthalmology

    Mr Zaid Shalchi
    Mr Zaid Shalchi
    Ophthalmology

    19-10-2020

    I had the pleasure of working alongside Miss Hawkes as a consultant colleague in Berskshire for over two year. She is committed to providing an excellent service to patients and delivers superb surgical results. She is particularly skilled in eyelid surgery and has undertaken training for this across the world. I have no hesitation is recommending her.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Eye Problem
    For procedures: Non-Surgical Anti-Ageing Treatments, Minor Eyelid Procedures, Urgent Eye Care, Ptosis Repair, Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery), Natural Face Rejuvenation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Robert Longhurst
    Mr Robert Longhurst
    Ophthalmology

    17-09-2020

    I have had the pleasure of working with Miss Hawkes for some time now and her skill as a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon is unparalleled. Indeed, I cannot recommend her highly enough for any kind of eye problem and would not go to anyone else for any type of eyelid surgery.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Eye Problem, Dry Eyes, Cataracts, Blepharitis
    For procedures: Minor Eyelid Procedures, Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery), Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Ahmad Aziz
    Mr Ahmad Aziz
    Ophthalmology

    17-09-2020

    Elizabeth Dolatshahy Hawkes is an Oculoplastic colleague who is well trained and has a kind and caring approach to her patients. I have no hesitation in recommending her.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Eye Problem, Dry Eyes, Cataracts, Blepharitis
    For procedures: Minor Eyelid Procedures, Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery), Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    Connection: Is a colleague

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