Romesh Angunawela

Romesh Angunawela



  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Ophthalmic Consultants of London .

    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.


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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical


  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr. Romesh Angunawela BM, MD, FRCOphth, FRCS, Cert LRS, is a Consultant Eye Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital and a founding Director at Ophthalmic Consultants of London -
Voted as one of the top 10 cataract surgeons in the UK in a survey of surgeons aiming for optimal glasses-free vision where possible with expertise is advanced lens technology. He is an internationally recognized expert in sight correction surgery including laser eye surgery, cataract and lens replacement surgery as well as corneal transplantation.
Mr. Angunawela graduated from Southampton University Medical School (BM) in 1997 where he was awarded the Altounyan Prize for research into the prevention of stroke-related brain injury. He completed ophthalmic training at St Thomas' Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and received a doctorate (MD) from the University of London for his thesis on corneal wound healing after laser eye surgery. He has published over 50 scientific papers in medical journals. He holds the Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Following training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, he went on to advanced specialization as a fellow in corneal and laser refractive surgery in the highly sought after fellowship programs at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Singapore National Eye Centre. He was awarded the prestigious Pfizer fellowship by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Mr. Angunawela is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd). He is a member of the American, European and UK and Ireland Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS, ESCRS, UKISCRS). He was awarded an Achievement Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmologists in 2009.

Mr Angunawela consults and operates at the state-of-the-art Ophthalmic Consultants of London in Harley Street & Moorfields Private Eye Hospital.

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Micro-incision Cataract Surgery; bladeless laser cataract surgery; Reading vision surgery; Keratoconus treatment including cross-linking; YAG laser; Fuchs' corneal dystrophy; Laser eye surgery; Cataract surgery; Corneal surgery /disease; Corneal Transplant; DMEK; DSAEK; DALK; stitch-free pterygium surgery

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