Mr Esmaeil Arbabi


  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Royal Liverpool University 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.


Specialises in

  • Refractive surgery

About me

Mr Arbabi is a fellowship-trained consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where he leads the Refractive services. He specialises in corneal transplant, cataract & laser refractive surgery. He graduated with his medical degree from the University of Leeds, and he was also awarded the prestige master’s degree (MSc) in the fields of cataract and laser refractive surgery from the University of Ulster in association with Royal College of Ophthalmologists. During his eight-years Ophthalmic Specialist Training, he has gained a wealth of experience in hospitals across the United Kingdom. This includes completing one year of Advanced Sub-Specialty Training in Corneal and Laser Refractive Surgery at St James University Hospital, Leeds, and completing an extended corneal and refractive surgery fellowship at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

He has an extensive research interest and published many papers in highly reputable and peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Refractive Surgery and British Medical Journal (BMJ). He has also been involved in clinical trials, more recently as Principal Investigator. His has presented his work in national and international conferences. During his career, he has helped thousands of patients to discover the freedom that eye surgery brings.

Areas of interest


Clear lens extraction and multifocal IOL

Laser refractive surgery

Management of keratoconus and corneal collagen cross-linking

Corneal transplant

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