Mr George Saleh: Ophthalmology

Mr George Saleh



  • Fee assured
  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Pinehill Hospital, Spire Harpenden Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.



Specialises in

  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Surgical
  • Surgical lacrimal

About me

Mr Saleh is a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital based at the Bedford Unit and is the Cataract Surgical Lead. He has an honorary contract with the Luton and Dunstable Hospital and draws regional referrals for watery eyes, eyelid, cancer and cosmetic work. He undertakes intraocular refractive work with premium IOLs.

Mr Saleh qualified in Medicine from Imperial College, London and underwent basic specialist training in Ophthalmology in the London and the East Anglia Regions before completing his higher specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was awarded the Gold Medal as the most distinguished candidate for the clinical and surgical ophthalmic Fellowship Examination. During his undergraduate studies he was awarded the highest first class distinction for his BSc.

Mr Saleh undertook an extended subspeciality fellowship in oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital focusing on conditions such as lid lumps, tumours and malpositions, watery eyes and lacrimal problems along with orbitofacial cosmetic surgery and rejuvenation. He has lectured widely both at national and international levels on peri-ocular facial plastics and cataract surgery.

Mr Saleh specialises in the following treatments:

Blepharoplasty – upper and lower lid removal of bags of eyelids
Botox – to the facial area
Eyebrow and Eyelids – droopy eyelids, in or out turning eyelids, droopy brows
Eyelid Cancer – including eyebrow, eye socket and surrounding areas
Watery eye – all forms of surgical and non-surgical treatments

Cataract and Refractive
Cataracts – including complicated cataract extraction
Multifocal and Toric IOL insertions – including intraocular refractive procedures

General Ophthalmology
Sore, Gritty, Itchy and Burning Eyes
Red Eyes
Blurry Vision
Cysts, Chalazion removal & stye

Areas of interest

• Cataract Surgery (Cataract Surgical Lead, Moorfields Eye Hospital Bedford) • Refractive procedures (Including Multifocal Intraocular Lenses) • Surgical and non-surgical eyelid, brow and oculofacial rejuvenation (including blepharoplasties, midface and brow work, botox, peels) • Eyelid tumours (Regional Oculoplastic Cancer Lead) • Lid malpositions (droopy eyelids, excess skin, in and out turning lids) • Periocular lumps and bumps (chalazion, stye, papillomas and skin blemishes) • Watery eyes and lacrimal problems • General ophthalmology (red, itchy or painful eyes, blurred vision and other conditions)

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