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- 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 Optegra Eye Hospital North London, Berkshire Independent Hospital, Circle Reading, Optegra Eye Hospital Surrey, Optegra Eye Hospital 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.
- Refractive surgery
After graduating from the University of Colombo Sri Lanka he won a World Health Organisation scholarship for higher training in ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. After completing his training he joined the NHS in 1996. His specialist interests are cataract surgery including femtosecond cataract multifocal, trifocal and toric lens implants, Laser refractive surgery including LASIK and LASEK. He is keen on research and regularly presents his work at national and international meetings. He holds the certification of the Royal College in Laser Refractive surgery. He has performed more than 20,000 cataract and laser refractive procedures.
Areas of interest
Micro incision Cataract Surgery; Femtolaser Cataract Surgery; Refractive lens exchange; Trifocl ; Multifocal; Toric; lens implants;Laser Refractive Surgery;Lasik;Lasek
- Anna Popko
- Optegra Eye Hospital 6 Technology Park Colindeep Lane LONDON NW9 6BX
- 020 8205 8003
- 07927 692053
- Emily Tearle
- Optegra Eye Hospital Surrey 10 Alan Turing Road Surrey Research Park GUILDFORD GU2 7YF
- 01483 903004
- 01483 903098
- Farah Mahmood
- London Eye Hospital 4 Harley Street LONDON W1G 9PB
- 0800 612 2021
- Michelle Popat
- Circle Hospital 100 Drake Way READING RG2 0NE
- 0118 922 0002
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist Royal Berkshire NHS Trust Reading and Prince Charles Eye Unit Windsor.
Corneal changes after cataract surgery
World travel and amateur photography
- MBBS University Of Colombo Sri Lanka 1983
- DCEH University of London 1988
- MRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologist 1990
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons Edinburg 1993
- Cert. LRS Royal College of Ophthalmologist 2008
Reference number 4061272
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine,
Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons,
Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of the UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details