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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at OCL Vision Herts .
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.
- Surgical retinal
Rabia Bourkiza is a London trained ophthalmic surgeon. Her NHS base is at London North West NHS Trust, where she also holds the role of Royal College of Ophthalmologists Tutor for ophthalmology trainees.
Her areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgery, medical retina, and cataract surgery including complex cataracts and advanced lens implantation. She also treats all general ophthalmic conditions.
Rabia obtained her medical degree from Leeds Medical school with several distinctions and prizes. She undertook her specialist training in Ophthalmology in London, mostly at the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital. She developed a sub-specialist interest in retina and undertook two advanced retinal surgical fellowships and one medical retina fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Rabia has been described by her peers and mentors as a gifted surgeon who has performed thousands of eye operations with high level of success and patient satisfaction.
Areas of interest
Cataracts including complex cataracts (Traumatic, congenital, Marfan’s)
Advanced lens surgery including toric lenses
Intraocular lens exchange (various techniques including angle-fixated lens, artisan lens, sutured and sutureless scleral fixated lens)
Vitrectomy for Epiretinal membranes
Vitrectomy for Macular holes
Vitrectomy for vitreomacular traction
Vitrectomy and scleral buckle for Retinal detachments
Vitrectomy for Vitreous haemorrhage
Vitrectomy for floaters
Diabetic eye disease including complex tractional retinal detachments
Retinal vein occlusions
Other medical retinal disorders
General Ophthalmic conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon- London North West NHS Trust
• Co-Principal Investigator in VIDEO trial
• Investigator in the following medical retina clinical trials: KESTREL, DERBY, and PANDA
• Best free paper Award -34th International Congress of HSIIRS
• Nominated for the Moorfields Stars Award
• Medical Education conference Best poster prize
• Moorfields Association Bursary
• Royal National Institute of the Blind – Epidemiology grant
• American Academy of Ophthalmology Best Poster prize
• Pfizer Educational Grant
• MBChB distinctions
• Diabetes UK Award
• Maurice Sherwin Award
• Dora Ratcliffe award
Reference number 6146647
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Society of Retinal Specialists (Euretina)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
British and Eyre VitreoRetinal Society (BEAVRS)