- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at The Stoneygate Eye 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.
Mr Vijay Savant
MRCOphth, FRCS (Ed), MS, DOMS, MBBS
Mr Vijay Savant is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust with a sub- speciality interest in Cornea and external eye disease. He is a highly expereienced surgeon specialising in cataract micro- incision surgery, toric and multifocal lens implant, corneal transplants, Intacs, corneal collagen cross-linkage and laser refractive surgery. He is one of the few surgeons in the country performing latest endothelial corneal transplant surgery.
He has presented in national and international meetings and has published in peer reviewed journals. His current research interest is in acanthamoeba keratitis.
Mr Savant completed his ophthalmology higher speciality training at the prestigious Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. He further trained as a corneal specialist at Birmingham and Leicester. He was awarded Certificate of completion of Specialist Training in December 2007.
Areas of interest
Cataract microincision surgery;
Toric and Multifocal lens Implant;
Phakic introcular implant;
Collagen cross linkage;
Laser refractive surgery.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Cornea and External Eye Disease
University Hospitals of Leicester,
Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty
Playing cricket in the local leagues
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi
- Marathi (Marāṭhī)
Published in International peer reviewed journals
- British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO)
- Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Contact Lens and Eye
Sub-specialist reviewer for submitted publications
- British Journal of Ophthalmology
Courses offered to GPs
Lectures and talks delivered to LOCAL OPTOMETRY COMMITTE meetings, General Practitioners, Nurses and medical students and ophthalmic trainees
- Collagen Cross Linkage
- Refractive surgery - Laser and Intraocular
- Presbyopia management
- Advances in Corneal Surgery
-Dry eye - Diagnosis and management
- Red eye and trauma
- Eye emergency Department referral pathways
- MRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2001
- FRCS Ed Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh 2000
Reference number 5186341
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologist
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
European cataract and Refractive Surgery
- 376, Stoneygate clinic,London Road,Leicester
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 0116 270 8033
- Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital, LE5 1HY
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 0116 298 9277
- Spire Leicester Hospital, LE2 2FF
- 16:00 - 17:00
- 0116 272 0888
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.