Mr. Faisal Ahmed

Mr. Faisal Ahmed

MBBS, BSc.(Hons), FRCOPHTH(UK)

Speciality:
Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon

Profile:
Mr Ahmed is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust, specialising in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Mr Ahmed is able to provide that latest NICE approved glaucoma treatments including selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and glaucoma micro-surgical stents. Mr Ahmed also performs microincision phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Having spent 5½ years training at Moorfields Eye Hospital as a junior and senior surgical trainee and then as Honorary Research Fellow in glaucoma. He was then a clinical research fellow with Mr Clive Migdal (president of the European Glaucoma Society) and was part of a team winning a national prize for .an electronic patient record system that improves clinical management. Faisal has continued his research interests by setting up the Imperial College Ophthalmic Research Group (ICORG) and is a senior investigator in a number of current studies. He previously worked as a consultant in the Birmingham Medical Eye Centre running the supra-regional glaucoma service in the West Midlands. Faisal was the UK National World Glaucoma Day Co-ordinator and a member of a national glaucoma body, the Glaucoma Alliance, working with charities and other stakeholders in improving glaucoma awareness in the general population and improving glaucoma patient care.
Clinics:
The London Clinic