Dr Abha Gupta

Dr Abha Gupta

MBChB, BSc (Hons), FRCOphth, MAcadMEd


20 years of experience
9 years as a specialist


  • Cataract
  • Emergency Ophthalmology
  • Retina
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6053969
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    Practices worked at

    Optegra Eye Hospital Manchester

    One Didsbury Point 2 The Avenue, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 2EY
    113 reviews


    Dr Abha is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon based in Manchester. She has years of experience in ophthalmology including cataract surgery  and is also an Honorary Lecturer at Edinburgh University.

    Ms Gupta trained at Manchester Medical School and also completed an intercalated BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience. Most of her speciality training was undertaken at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and the Princess Alexandra Eye Hospital in Edinburgh with a year or so in between on the Leeds rotation. Ms Gupta completed her sub-speciality training in Edinburgh and was also a consultant at Princess Alexandra Eye Hospital in Edinburgh for 3 and a half years before returning to her roots and coming back to Manchester as a consultant in June 2018.

    Ms Gupta is a post graduate examiner for ophthalmology exams and part of the Duke Elder subcommittee (this is a prestigious exam for undergraduate medical students keen to pursue a career in Ophthalmology) at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators. Among her other accolades, Ms Gupta is a module lead for MSc Primary care Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer. She is also co-lead for a module for the Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science MSc University of Manchester.

    Special interests and procedures performed include:

    General ophthalmology, cataract surgery, retinal disease including wet/dry AMD, diabetic eye disease, emergency eye problems, laser capsulotomy, dry eyes, chalazion removal and eyelid cyst removal.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • cataract surgery
    • complex cataract surgery
    • retinal laser
    • cataracts
    • yag capsulotomy
    • eye problems
    • basic lid surgery
    • vision problems
    • diabetic eye disease
    • vein occlusions
    • age related macular degeneration (dry and wet)


    • Cataract Surgery
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion) Surgery
    • Minor Eyelid Procedures
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Routine Eye Exam
    • Urgent Eye Care
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    Special interests

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Cataracts
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Eye Problem
    • Eye Problems
    • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion)
    • Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
    • Floaters (Eye)
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Haemorrhage
    • Vision Problems
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    • MB ChB 2002 University of Manchester
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