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68 results found for 'Ophthalmology' in East London, London, UK

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 1 specialist
23 years of experience
Retina

Mr Niaz Islam is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon who graduated from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1996. He holds a BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCOphth, FRCOphth. He is also a member of various professional bodies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, British Medical Association, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and Royal College of Ophthalmologists of England.

He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London including medical retinal fellowships and worked as a locum consultant in medical retina and uveitis.

Between 2007-2014 he was a Clinical Lead and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Queens Hospital, Romford.

Mr Islam specialises in Cataract removal surgery, Refractive lens exchange surgery, Age-related macular degeneration treatment, Diabetic eye disease and Minor eye procedures as well as Diabetic retinopathy, Anti-VEGF and Retinal laser treatment and uveitis.

In 2012, Niaz Islam was nominated for national macular disease society award by patients for excellent service delivery and clinical care.

He speaks English as well as Bengali.

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
19 years of experience

Ms Sudeshna Patra is a renowned and respected Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the UK. Practising privately at The Holly House Hospital and Spire Healthcare and for the NHS at Whipps Cross Hospital (part of Barts Health NHS Foundation Trust). She is the lead clinician for diabetic retinopathy and wet macular degeneration for Whipps Cross Hospital and has gained national recognition for its patient safety and clinical governance structures. She is also the Clinical Network Director for Ophthalmology across Barts Health NHS Trust and was nominated as a ‘Barts Hero’ for her astounding work and accomplishments for the Trust. 

Ms Patra's special interests include retinal disease and cataract surgery. She offers an in-depth consultation and offers a holistic approach to treatment, and her skill and expertise enable her to provide the highest level of care. She has a keen interest in medical education and is currently developing a new Fellowship programme for trainee eye surgeons. She is heavily involved in GP training and has published multiple accredited journals in her field.

Ms Patra graduated from Calcutta Medical School with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and continued her studies with a Master of Ophthalmology from the University of Calcutta. She then continued her training and completed two prestigious Fellowships in her chosen field and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and Royal College of Ophthalmologists. 

 

 
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Expert in: Ophthalmology
33 years of experience
Cataract , Vision Correction Surgery , Retina + 1 more

Simon Horgan is a Consultant Ophthalmologist based in Kingston and London, UK. He graduated from the University of London in 1986, before going on to complete postgraduate training in ophthalmology at the world famous Moorfields Eye Hospital. He now holds consultations and sees patients across sites in central London and in Kingston. 

Mr Horgan has experience managing and treating a variety of eye related problems, but has a special clinical interest in macular degeneration and retinal problems, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, cataracts, multifocal implant lenses, and astigmatic corrections.

For appointments at our Harley Street and New Malden clinics please contact the office on 020 7060 9911.  Appointments are advertised but the site is not live, so will need to be confirmed with us.  Our Practice Manager can also help with enquiries for appointments at the New Victoria Hospital or you can contact them directly to book an appointment on 020 8949 9020. Appointments are not confirmed until you have spoken to a member of staff.

We now have a new aesthetics clinic, Volumella which we run from the New Malden Diagnostic Centre on Saturdays.  Please phone the office for more information on botulinum toxins (anti wrinkle) and dermal fillers (including lips).

Please note that the NHS clinic at Moorfields St George's is not looked after by the staff at the private practice and we cannot arrange appointments there.

 
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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 4 specialists
17 years of experience

Mr Hove graduated with a 1st class degree from the University of Liverpool in 2002. He began his Ophthalmology career in Eastbourne as a Senior House Officer followed by a rotation through St Thomas Foundation University Hospital. Having gained his MRCOphth he then spent 2.5 years at Moorfields Eye Hospital as a Cataract Research Fellow doing research on multifocal lenses leading to a MD qualification.

 

His registrar training was on the North Thames Ophthalmology rotation which includes Moorfields Eye Hospital. He completed his FRCOphth , gained his Certificate of Completion of Training and is currently on the specialist register.

 

He did fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital in Medical retina, Cataracts and Eye Casualty. He also worked as a locum consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in both the Cataract and Eye Casualty service before taking up his current post as a substantive consultant at the Western Eye Hospital (Imperial College Hospital) where he is also the lead for Eye Casualty.

 

Mr Hove passed the Certificate of Laser and Refractive surgery (CertLRS) from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2017. He has extensive experience of all refractive surgery procedures including LASIK, LASEK, Implantable ICL, Natural lens replacement (Refractive lens exchange) and intra-ocular lens exchanges. 

 

He has done over 4500 intra-ocular and refractive procedures.

 

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 2 specialists
20 years of experience

Mr Amir Hamid was Awarded the Top Rated Doctor Prize by Doctify in April 2018 & 2019

 

 

 

Mr. Amir Hamid is a highly experienced refractive surgeon, having performed over 7000 cataract and laser refractive surgeries. He was appointed  as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the North East London NHS Treatment Centre in 2011 with a special interest in cataract surgery, corneal transplantation and the correction of presbyopia but now works exclusively in Independent Practice in the Harley Street area of London.

He has received the Certification in Laser Refractive Surgery by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (CertLRS). He is exceptionally skilled in the use of SMILE, LASIK and LASEK treatments as well as the most advanced Multifocal intraocular lenses and is also certified in the use of the Artisan Iris Clip lens and the Staar Visian ICL, in order to serve patients unsuitable for laser therapy. Aiming to provide the best medical care possible, he has completed a Corneal and Anterior Segment Fellowship that allowed him to extensively practice his skills in the particular domain. 

Mr Hamid is a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) in the fields of laser eye surgery, presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses, lens replacement surgery in post laser eye surgery and intraocular lens power measurements.

In addition he is a highly acclaimed clinical investigator, always at the forefront of new refractive treatments and technologies. He regularly presents his published scientific articles and papers at Cataract and Surgery Conferences in the UK, Europe and US and is a manuscript reviewer for the British Medical Journal. 

He gained both his Final FRCOphth and Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2010.

 

Watch Mr Hamid's BBC News Interview:

 

https://youtu.be/0HOJZFNQmQM

 

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 7 specialists
15 years of experience
Oculoplastic Surgery , Cataract , Cataract Network + 1 more

www.AhmadAziz.uk

Mr Ahmad Aziz is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at currently working at the private practice The Harley Eye Centre and the Western Eye Hospital in Marylebone. In his current NHS post is Western Eye Hospital in London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust he is the clinical lead for theatres and laser. He is a member of the multidiscplinary teams for thyroid eye disease, skull base pathology and facial reconstruction. His areas of specialism include Blepharoplasty, Ptosis, other Oculoplastic surgery, Endonasal lacrimal surgery for watery eyes and eyelid reconstruction. His areas of interest include Small Incision Cataract surgery, Oculoplastics, Watery eye, Ptosis and Blepharoplasty. He offers holistic care, tailored to each patient.

Mr Aziz graduated from University of London in 2005 with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees. He has a Masters degree in Public Health and Health Services Researh. He has professional memberships in Ophthalmology and Surgery including Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 1 specialist
20 years of experience
Cataract

www.sharminakhan.co.uk

  • An experienced high-volume & high-quality cataract surgeon.
  • She has carried out over 4000 cataract operations in the last 5 years (above the national average).
  • Her patients have access to up-to-date diagnostic tests.
  • Her patients are treated with advanced technology to optimise post-operative outcomes eg. femtosecond laser, 2.2mm incision surgery, astigmatism and presbyopia correcting intraocular lens.
  • Provides diagnostic and medical treatments for dry eye and blepharitis.
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Expert in: Ophthalmology
10 years of experience

Mr Athanasios Vergados is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon working for the Barts Health NHS Trust since 2017 and is currently working at Whipps Cross University Hospital as a Glaucoma specialist and at Newham University Hospital as the Glaucoma Lead.

Mr Vergados qualified in Medicine in 2004 from a renowned university in Northern Italy, University of Brescia. He then undertook postgraduate training in Ophthalmology at the University clinic of Athens in 2013, where he was also awarded with a Fellowship, as well as a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).

More impressively, he completed a PhD in Ophthalmology from Athens University Medical School. He focussed particularly on Preperimetric changes in pseudoexfoliative Glaucoma. Mr Vergados then moved to the UK and completed a 2-year Fellowship in clinical and surgical glaucoma at Birmingham and Midlands Eye Centre, which is known to be a prestigious institution in Micro invasive glaucoma surgery. In 2016, he worked as a Glaucoma Consultant at James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) NHS Trust, before moving to London.

His areas of expertise include general adult ophthalmology, Microincision Cataract surgery, Medical and surgical glaucoma management, Use of diagnostic techniques, Laser treatment for glaucoma, Tube surgery, micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), Ocular surface disease and dry eye syndrome and Pterygium surgery.

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 3 specialists
13 years of experience
Emergency Ophthalmology , Retina , Cataract Network + 2 more

www.sussexcataract.com

Mr Saruban Pasu BSc MBBS MD(Res) FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and The Spire Sussex hospital. He is also the lead for the Diabetic Retinal Screening service for East Sussex. He was previously a locum Consultant Ophthalmologist for Imperial College in London.

Following a personal recommendation from the Surgeon Oculist to HM The Queen, Mr Pasu is able to see and treat patients at the prestigious King Edward VII's Hospital, Marylebone London.

He is a well respected educator and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer for Kings College London.

His interests include Cataract surgery, general ophthalmology and disorders of the retina including vein occlusions, diabetes and age related macular degeneration.  He is able to perform retinal and YAG laser, as well as intravitreal injections. He has a strong academic interest having published extensively in medical journals, and has presented his work at international meetings. He spent 2 years of his training fully dedicated to research at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, which lead to the award of a postgraduate research degree MD(res).

Mr Pasu completed his schooling at The Perse School, Cambridge and graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in London. His extensive and comprehensive ophthalmology training was in London, namely at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Imperial College. Mr Pasu completed his subspecialty training in Medical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital. During this time he developed a keen interest in complex cataract surgery and took an active and passionate role in teaching junior eye surgeons. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Mr Pasu has been described as a compassionate, dynamic and safe surgeon who prides himself on the high quality of his work.

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Expert in: Ophthalmology
Recommended by 2 specialists
13 years of experience
Retina , Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions , Emergency Ophthalmology + 2 more

Mr Danny Mitry’s interests are cataract surgery, lens exchange, medical and surgical retinal disease. Mr. Mitry treats various eye diseases and other optical injuries. He has over 2,000 cataract, vitreoretinal and laser procedures under his belt. His colleagues and patients have stated that he is below the field average for treatment complications.

Mr Danny Mitry is an internationally published journalist writing on topics such as Archives of Ophthalmology and Retina. Along with his writing, he has received many large grants to continue his research and surgical training.

He received his medical and surgical education at Trinity College Dublin with honours in 2005. He then started his clinical training at Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin. He then spent time in Scotland completing Ph.D. in epidemiological, clinical and genetic associations of retinal detachment at the University of Edinburgh. Post Ph.D., Danny Mitry moved back to London to be named a vitreoretinal fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

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What is an Ophthalmologist?

When you or a loved one has problems with their eyes, the first reaction is often to visit an eye doctor. But the term eye doctor is a bit broad and somewhat confusing – there are three types of specialists, all with varying degrees of medical education and expertise, who fit the term of an eye doctor.

Opticians are primarily concerned with glasses, lenses, contacts, and the like. They don’t perform any diagnostic or treatment services on patients. The most common use for the term “eye doctor” usually refers to an optometrist, who holds a DO (Doctor of Optometry) degree. These are the professionals who usually conduct eye exams, write prescriptions for glasses or contacts. They also can identify and in some cases prescribe medications for some types of eye problems and diseases. • The most skilled and well-trained “eye doctors” are in fact ophthalmologists. These experts are fully-trained doctors with a speciality in the diseases and disorders of the eye. They can do everything an optometrist can, and in addition, can practice medicine and perform surgery or other procedures.

When to see an Ophthalmologist?

When an optometrist detects a potential eye problem, or someone has suffered an eye injury or has a known eye problem (above and beyond needing glasses or contacts), finding a top ophthalmologist in London is usually the recommended course of action. The best ophthalmologists in London can easily be found using Doctify. These experts have upwards of 4 years of speciality eye and vision-related training, beyond their four years of general medical training. They can help identify abnormalities and vision problems, address traumas or surgical situations with eyes and eyelids, treat and manage the progression of glaucoma, cataracts, or similar diseases, and provide all the kinds of vision services that an optometrist can, including regular eye exams. If you or a loved one has a serious eye concern or wants the added comfort of a true expert doing your annual exam, the services of an ophthalmologist in London are exactly what the doctor ordered!

How to find an ophthalmologist?

You can search for an ophthalmologist on Doctify by using the filters to find a specialist that is most suitable for you. With reviews from real patients, you can use feedback on Doctify to find highly-rated ophthalmologists in your area with quality and reliable reviews to make an informed decision.

How to choose an ophthalmologist?

Doctify invites users to provide honest feedback about their experience which allows other users to make an informed decision. You can use the filters to sort by your preferred requirements whether that be urgency for the next available appointment or the closest to where you live. You can also sort by the rating to find those most recommended by other Doctify patients.

How much is a private ophthalmologist appointment?

The cost of a private ophthalmologist appointment can range in price depending on the purpose of your appointment and where your doctor is based. Prices also vary from specialist to specialist, so the best way is to confirm with your doctor directly. Prices may also be available to view on the specialist’s or clinic’s website. 

Who is the best ophthalmologist?

You can use Doctify to find a suitable ophthalmologist who is recommended by other patients. Using reviews from real users, ratings of their experience are available for you to read. When patients book with Doctify they are invited to leave a review to share their experience and help other users make an informed decision.

How to get an appointment with an ophthalmologist?

It’s quick and easy to book your appointment through Doctify. You can search for available appointments directly on Doctify. Simply choose your specialist of preference, check for available appointments and log in or sign up to book directly through the system.

What does an ophthalmologist do?

Ophthalmologists are specialised eye doctors or eye surgeons. They diagnose and manage conditions related to the eye, eye area and vision. Common treatments include cataract surgery, laser surgery, managing conditions such as glaucoma and loss of vision as well as repair to eyes damaged by injury.

What is the difference between optometrist and ophthalmologist?

Optometrists are trained eye care professionals that fit contacts and glasses after diagnosing sight-related problems. Optometrists can also screen for some eye problems such as glaucoma but will refer you to an ophthalmologist for treatment. Ophthalmologists are eye surgeons that treat and manage a variety of conditions. Ophthalmologists are experts in medical treatment, surgery and microsurgery of eyes. 

What happens at an ophthalmologist appointment?

An appointment with your ophthalmologist will involve several stages throughout the process. They will often start with a history of your symptoms and condition if known, as well as any corrective treatments you’ve currently completed. They will then complete a series of tests to check your sight and the physical health of your eyes before making recommendations on how to progress.

What conditions does an Ophthalmologist treat?

What procedures can you find at an Ophthalmology clinic? 

  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Eye Test
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Profilo Plastica
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology
  • Urgent Eye Care
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Minor Eyelid Procedures
  • New Eye Exam
  • Routine Eye Exam
  • Complex Contact Lens Assessment
  • Retinal Imaging
  • OCT (Ocular Coherence Tomography)
  • Colorimeter
  • Humphreys Visual Field
  • Orthoptics
  • Muscle Balance
  • Paediatric Optometry
  • Independent Prescriber
  • Low Vision Assessment
  • Myopia Control
  • Specialist Contact Lenses
  • Orthokeratology
  • Overnight Lens Wear
  • Scleral Contact Lenses
  • Prisms
  • Meibography
  • IPL (Intense Pulse Light)
  • Glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sports Eyewear
  • Glasses Repair
  • Video Consultation