Mr Lavnish Joshi 06103659


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  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Runnymede Hospital (The), Nuffield Health Woking 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.


About me

Lavnish Joshi is a consultant ophthalmologist at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals (Surrey). He obtained his medical degree from St George’s Hospital and Medical School, University of London. He trained as an ophthalmic surgeon in Birmingham, Surrey and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He completed advanced training from Fellowships in Medical and Surgical Retina in Toronto (Canada) and Bristol Eye Hospital.

He has a keen interest in teaching and has been awarded with a Masters in Surgical Education. He is a College Tutor for ophthalmic trainees and runs a Retina Fellowship at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital. He also teaches on the Masters in Ophthalmology at University College London (UCL). He completed his research doctorate (MD) at Moorfields Eye Hospital/ Institute of Ophthalmology.

He joined Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals as a consultant in 2016. He set up and leads the surgical retina service, which includes diagnosing and treating patients locally with techniques not previously available there. His special interests include routine/ complex cataract surgery, including fixing complications, intravitreal injection therapy for diabetic eye disease/ macular degeneration/ retinal vein occlusion, floaters, surgical treatments for macular holes and retinal detachments, including minimally invasive treatments for retinal detachments that allow faster recovery times for patients. He is also responsible for screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity.

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Cataract surgery (including complex cases).

intravitreal injections for macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and diabetic retinopathy.

Retinal surgery for macular holes, epiretinal mebranes, retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy.

Lid cysts, punctal plugs for dry eyes, punctoplasty for watery eyes.

Laser for retinal pathology, laser for lens capsule opacification.

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