Mr Praveen Patel



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About me

Mr Patel qualified as a doctor at Cambridge University where he obtained a first class degree. He completed his postgraduate training in Ophthalmology at the world famous Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He was a clinical research Fellow at Moorfields and at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. As one of the lead investigators for the world’s first randomised trial of Avastin for age-related macular degeneration he won the Moorfields Research Medal for his work now published in the British Medical Journal. He has also carried out research validating new imaging modalities for the assessment of macular disease.

He has earned a reputation among patients and colleagues for providing excellence in the care of the patient with macular disease including the use of Lucentis, Avastin and Ozurdex injections, verteporfin photodynamic therapy and advanced macular laser treatments. He is also actively involved in research to find novel therapies for macular disease including age-related macular degeneration and offers access to latest treatments including Eylea and Jetrea injections for macular disease.

Areas of interest

Age-related macular degeneration; Diabetic retinopathy; Retinal vein occlusion; Macular oedema; Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSR); General ophthalmology; Blepharitis; Conjunectivitis; Red eye; Dry eye; Floaters; Flashing lights; Blurred vision; Retinal disease with cataract; Watery eyes

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Procedures completed

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (5-50)

    Rivers Hospital (5-50)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

  • C8650

    Fluorescein angiography of eye (including ocular photography) - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

  • C8200

    Laser photocoagulation/cryotherapy of lesion of retina - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

  • C5130

    Ultraviolet irradiation of riboflavin for cross linking of corneal collagen - (1-5)

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