Mr Vikas Shankar: Ophthalmology
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Mr Vikas Shankar

Ophthalmology

 

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After graduating in medicine from India, I completed my basic surgical training in Ophthalmology from Glasgow and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London followed by higher specialist training from Aberdeen. After gaining CCT I completed a fellowship in Glaucoma surgery from the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

I have completed training in advanced glaucoma surgery including augmented trabeculectomy, aqueous-shunt procedures (Baerveldt) and laser treatment in glaucoma. I have performed more than 250 augmented trabeculectomies, more than 100 aqueous shunt procedures as well as micro incisional glaucoma surgery (Xen implants). I specialise in complex anterior segment surgery including cataract surgery.

I have gained recognition from the Royal College of Ophthalmology for glaucoma fellowship/ TSC and North-West deanery training programme. I hold memberships of the American academy of Ophthalmology, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, European glaucoma society, UK & Eire Glaucoma society and the Royal college of Ophthalmology.


I am service lead for glaucoma at the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. I also provide a general Ophthalmology service including cataract surgery.

I have academic interest in open angle glaucoma and has published more than ten research papers. My aim is to provide highest standard of treatment in the most caring manner.

Areas of interest

Glaucoma; Anterior Segment; Cataract surgery; General Ophthalmology

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