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- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Hull and East Riding 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.
- Surgical retinal
Mr Ellabban is a consultant ophthalmologist at Hull University teaching Hospitals. His surgical expertise encompasses simple and complex cataract surgery and he performed thousands of cataract surgeries over the past 18 years.
He has a special interest in the management of retinal diseases. He has diverse experience in retinal surgery and offers state-of-the-art suture-less retinal surgery for a range of retinal disorders including macular hole, epiretinal membrane, floaters, vitreous haemorrhage and retinal detachment. He also provides intravitreal injection treatments for retinal disorders including Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Maculopathy, and Retinal Vein Occlusion.
Mr Ellabban was trained across the UK, Japan and Egypt. He completed his residency and obtained a Master’s Degree from Suez Canal University hospital in Egypt. He further completed a prestigious PhD from the world-renown Kyoto University in Japan focusing on macular diseases. Following that, he completed 2 retina fellowships in the UK.
Mr Ellabban is a senior lecturer at Hull York Medical School and has more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed ophthalmic journals and co-authored 2 book chapters. His research was presented in the major ophthalmology meetings across the world.
His main leisure interests are sporting including road bike, football and enjoys following Formula1.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery; Cataract surgery with premium lens implants; Age-related macular degeneration; Intravitreal Injection of anti-VEGF treatment; Diabetic eye diseases; Macular hole; Epiretinal Membrane; Vitreomacular traction; Floaters; Retinal detachment surgery; Retinal vein occlusion; Retinal Lasers; YAG laser capsulotomy (for post-cataract capsule opacification); YAG Laser Iridotomy (for narrow anterior chamber angle)
- Emma Scott
- Spire Hull & East Riding Hospital Lowfield Road Anlaby Hull HU10 7AZ
- 01482 660272
Current NHS consultant posts held
Hull University Teaching Hospitals
Advanced Retinal Surgery
Age-related Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Eye Diseases
• Distinguished Young Investigator, Japanese Retina and Vitreous Society (JRVS), Japan.
• National Research Encouragement Award in Medical Sciences from the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt.
• Excellence with Honors - Master’s Degree, Suez Canal Univ., Egypt.
• Best Trainee Award, Suez Canal University Hospitals, Egypt
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
- Japanese - Conversational
1.Hliely A, Au A, Freund B, Ellabban AA et al. Non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration with subretinal fluid (Br J Ophthalmol. 2020).
2.Goyal S, Hardin J, Ellabban AA, et.al. Review and update of cataract surgery in the diabetic eye (Exp Rev of Ophthal, 2017).
3.Ellabban AA, Tsujikawa A, Muraoka Y, et al. Dome-Shaped Macular Configuration: Longitudinal Changes in the Sclera and Choroid by Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Over Two Years (Am J Ophthalmol, 2014).
4.Ellabban AA, Tsujikawa A, Ooto S, et al. Focal Choroidal Excavation in Eyes with Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (Am J Ophthalmol. 2013).
5.Ellabban AA, Tsujikawa A, Matsumoto A, et al. Three-Dimensional Tomographic Features of Dome Shaped Macula by Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography (Am J Ophthalmol. 2013).
6.Ellabban AA, Tsujikawa A, Matsumoto A, et al. Macular Choroidal Thickness in Eyes with Inferior Posterior Staphyloma Measured by Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography (Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012).
7.Ellabban AA, Costen MT, Babar AR. Central Retinal Artery Occlusion During Vitrectomy: Immediate retinal Revascularization Following Induction of Posterior Vitreous Detachment (Am J Ophthalmol-Case reports 2018).
8.Ellabban AA, Barry R, Sallam A. Surgical induction of posterior vitreous detachment using combined sharp dissection and active aspiration (Acta Ophthalmologica. 2016).
9.Ellabban AA, Patil A, Yorston D et al. Risk of Retinal Detachment during Labour: Beliefs Versus Evidence. (The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. 2019).
10.Ellabban AA, Tsujikawa A, et al. Macular Choroidal Thickness and Volume in Eyes with Angioid Streaks Measured by Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography (Am J Ophthalmol. 2012).
11.Ogino K, Tsujikawa A, Ellabban AA, et al. Multimodal evaluation of macular function in age-related macular degeneration (Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2014).
12.Ellabban AA, Hangai M, Yamashiro K, et al. Tomographic Fundus Features in Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum: Comparison with Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration in Japanese Patients (Eye 2012).
13.Patil A, Ellabban AA, Yorston D et al. Ocular Manifestations of Pregnancy and Labour: From the Innocuous to the Sight Threatening. (The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, 2020).
14.Duddleston J, Chancellor J, Ellabban AA, et al. Optical Principles in Three-Dimensional Vitreoretinal Surgery and Laser Protective Eyewear (Ophthalmol Retina, 2020).
Courses offered to GPs
- Challenging cataract surgery
- Advanced Cataract Surgery
- Recent Trends in Retinal Surgery
- Diabetic Eye diseases
- Multimodal Retinal Imaging
- Master's Degree in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgey Suez Canal University, Egypt 2008
- FRCS Ophthalmology Royal College of Physician and Surgeons, UK 2010
- PhD Ophthalmology Kyoto University, Japan 2015
- Clinical Research and Biostatistics Kyoto University, Japan 2011
- Age Related Macular Degeneration Kyoto University, Japan 2012
Reference number 7431003
Affiliations / memberships
- Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCO).
- European Society Vitreoretinal Surgery (EVRS).
- British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons (BEAVRS).
- Association of research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
- Japanese Retina and Vitreous Society (JRVS).
- North of England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS).
- Yorkshire Retina Society (YRS)
- Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
- 15:00 - 21:00
- 01482 660272
Post treatment communication
Secretary: Rebecca Mouatt / Emma Scott
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: dr_abdallahellabban