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Mr Vijay Wagh

Ophthalmology

 

  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Ramsay Croydon Day Hospital, Ramsay Ashtead Hospital, BMI Shirley Oaks 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.

Overview

Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical
  • Surgical lacrimal

About me

Mr Wagh is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Lead clinician for Eye Emergency services at the prestigious central London hospital, Guys and St Thomas' Hospital NHS trust. He is a UK trained eye surgeon (ophthalmologist) working within London/Surrey/Croydon.

During his medical education, he was selected for the many prestigious awards and a 3 year MD program. His research involved pioneering research into Long term outcome in Laser eye surgery and Corneal Crosslinking, . During this time he developed his passion and skills for microsurgery.

Mr Wagh trained in Ophthalmology in the London, including Moorfields Eye Hospital before undertaking a fellowship in St Thomas' Hospital. During this period, he is actively involved in teaching medical students.

He has particular expertise is modern phako-emulsification cataract surgery includes implantation of toric and Multifocal lens implants to improve astigmatism and near vision.

His special interests include Oculoplastic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding structures including surgery of the tear drainage system. He also has experience in managing blepharitis and dry eyes with the most up to date treatments available.


Ms Wagh has several publications in international journals and has delivered several lectures both nationally and internationally in his chosen field.

Mr. Wagh is passionate about both teaching and modern technology, incorporating his videos of operations and special imagery into his tutorials.

Mr Wagh is a family man with 2 young boys that take up most of his free time. He does however find time to enjoy Swimming and play Badminton and Cricket.

Areas of interest

• Cataract Surgery: Micro incision cataract surgery in complex cases, Phacoemulsification, Laser Cataract Surgery; Complex Cataract Surgery, Toric and Multifocal lens implants to correct astigmatism and near vision. YAG LASER Capsulotomy for after cataract.

• Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery, eyelid surgery, Lacrimal (tear duct) surgery for watery eyes, Minor plastic surgery procedures such as the removal of moles & skin tags and eyelid lesions, Eye socket surgery.

• External Eye disease: Dry eye and Sjogren’s syndrome, Skin-related ocular surface problems: ocular rosacea, Allergic eye disease, Pterygium.

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