Miss Shams is a full-time NHS and Private Practice Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, specialising in the management of eyelid, lacrimal and orbital disorders.
She qualified from Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital School of Medicine in London in 1999 and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy. She undertook Ophthalmic Surgical training in London, including Moorfields Eye Hospital, and advanced subspecialty training in Canada, Australia, UK and the USA.
Miss Shams’ clinical practice includes adult and paediatric oculoplastic surgery for eyelid malpositions, reconstructive surgery following trauma or removal of tumors of the eye, eyelid or eye socket and performs lacrimal surgery for blocked tear ducts. She performs cosmetic eyelid and periocular surgery by applying the the most upto date techniques and technology to acheive natural and effective results. She appreciates and enjoys the fine, precise and artistic nature of periocular cosmetic and reconstuctive surgery.
As part of a tertiary referral centre Miss Shams manages challenging cases requiring revision surery due to failure or complications of previous surgery and patients who require care within a multidisciplinary team.
In addition to her clinical practice, she contributes to clinical research in her field; publishing and reviewing for peer-reviewed journals, mentors and supervises ophthalmic trainees and regularly participates in national and international conferences.
In her free time Miss Shams enjoys outdoor sports, music, philosophy and politics.
Miss Shams strives to provide you with medical care of the highest quality, based on upto date techniques and years of surgical experience, which is personalised to you by taking into consideration your individual circumstances, objectives and desires. She will advise you of the best surgical and or non-surgical treatment options that will achieve the most effective functional and aesthetic outcomes.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Upper and lower eyelid Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery/ceyebags)
- Orbital Surgeries
- Ptosis Repair (droopy eyelid)
- Brow ptosis repair
- Blocked Tear Duct Surgery (NLDO)
- Revision eyelid surgery
- Cosmetic Botox
- Eyelid reconstruction
- Eyelid tumor management
- Repair of eyelid malposition (entropion and ectropion repair, eyelid retraction repair)
- Management of thyroid eye disease
- Paediatric oculoplastic surgery (Dermoid cysts, ptosis repair)
- Eye socket surgery
- Management of facial nerve palsy
- Botox for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm
- Eyelid lumps and bumps
- Meibomian gland cyst/chalazion
- Trichiasis (abnormal eyelashes)
- Management of dry eyes
- Eye Infection
- Eye Problems
- Dry Eye Syndrom
- Watery eyes
- Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
- Eye bags
- Facial lines and wrinkles
- Eyelid cancer
- Revision eyelid surgery