Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is concerned with diseases and disorders of the eye.

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The Clinic


The consultants working within London Medical’s Ophthalmology Clinic boast an extensive range of expertise when it comes to carrying out eye tests, making diagnoses, and managing the treatment of eye disorders. With the latest state-of-the-art equipment, we provide a highly dedicated service to patients of all ages, so you can be confident that you’re receiving a first class service.

Although the Ophthalmology Clinic is particularly strong in retinal vascular disease, it also provides expertise in cataracts, glaucoma, uveitis and conditions for which specialist oculoplastic surgery is required. There is a full suite of supporting services including lasers for photodynamic therapy, retinal disease and YAG laser treatments as well as all the equipment necessary to carry out extensive ophthalmic investigations. We offer medical photography for same day fluorescein angiography, optical coherence tomography, computerised visual field analysis, and specialist optometry. A Consultant Ophthalmologist service is available daily.

How we can help


  • Ophthalmic services:

    • Cataract assessment and aftercare
    • 3D optical coherence tomography scanning
    • Biometry and auto-refraction
    • Computerised assessment of visual fields
    • Corneal topography
    • Fluorescein angiography
    • Fundus photography
    • Intravitreous injections
    • Indocyanine Green Angiography
    • Pentacam
    • IOPs
    • Fundus photography
  • The clinic offers treatment for:

    • Vitreoretinal disease
    • Macular disease
    • Age related macular degeneration
    • Glaucoma
    • External eye disease
    • General Ophthalmology
    • Medical retina
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Uveitis
    • Contact lens fittings
    • Orthoptics
    • Optometry

Ophthalmology Consultants


Professor David O’Brart

Professor O'Brart trained in corneal and small-incision cataract surgery. He spent two years at the United Medical and Dental Schools, University of London, and received a Doctorate in Medicine.

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Mr Haris Papanikolaou

Mr Papanikolaou conducts ophthalmology clinics and sub-speciality clinics in retina. He trains junior ophthalmologists, and develops AMD services at North Middlesex University Hospital.

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Professor Sobha Sivaprasad

Professor Sivaprasad is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital and King’s College Hospital, London. She is also a Reader at King’s College London.

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Professor Adnan Tufail

Professor Tufail is a leading UK ophthalmic surgeon. He is the clinical and research lead at Moorfields Eye Hospital for age-related macular degeneration, and has worked as a consultant here since 2002.

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Mr Jonathan Dowler

Mr Jonathan Dowler was a consultant in Medical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and a Clinical Director and Governor. He retired from the NHS in 2012 to take up private practice in retinal disease.

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Mr Praveen Patel

Mr Patel has gained an international reputation for providing excellence in patient care with macular disease, and is also actively involved in research for finding novel therapies for the condition.

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Mr Robin D Hamilton

Mr Hamilton is a consultant ophthalmologist at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital. He specialises in diabetic retinopathy, AMD, retinal vein occlusions, inflammatory eye disease, and cataract surgery.

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Ms Valerie Saw

This consultant's page is currently in progress. For more information about Ms Saw, her specialties, and how she might be able to help you, please contact London Medical.

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Mr Peter Addison

Mr Addison is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He's also an Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

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Professor Sue Lightman

For over 20 years, Professor Lightman has run an ocular inflammation and infection service at Moorfields, seeing patients with all types of uveitis and ocular infections.

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Dr Hadi Zambarakji

Hadi Zambarakji is an Ophthalmic Surgeon with over 10 years experience as a Consultant. His NHS base is at Barts Health, where he’s clinical governance lead for Ophthalmology.

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Professor Philip Bloom

This consultant's page is currently in progress. For more information about Mr Bloom, his specialties, and how he might be able to help you, please contact London Medical.

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Mr Bishwanath Pal

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Professor Simon Taylor

Professor Taylor's part of the Imperial NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and runs programmes looking at new treatments for eye conditions, particularly in relation to the retina.

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Mrs Samantha Mann

Samantha Mann is the Clinical Lead for the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme with 38,000 patients. She has also co-developed a number of Lucentis treatment programmes.

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Miss Seema Verma

Seema Verma is a widely published international speaker, with over 15 years' experience as lead Ophthalmological clinician at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

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Mr Venki Sundaram

Dr Sundaram develops retinal therapies, and has been selected as a site Principal Investigator for a national study. He is the lead author of the 'Training in Ophthalmology' textbook.

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Mr Ramu Muniraju

Mr Ramu Muniraju has practiced ophthalmology for 20 years. He specialises in cataract surgery under anaesthesia, and is interested in Diabetic eye disease, Macular degeneration, and other disorders.

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Mr Saurabh Goyal

Mr Goyal is a consultant eye surgeon in London and Kent. With nearly two decades of experience, he strives to achieve excellence in his field with an emphasis on improving patient experience.

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