- Fee assured
- Verified account
I am an Ophthalmic Surgeon with a special interest in Glaucoma based at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
I had my training in comprehensive ophthalmology in Sri Lanka, and completed further training in various hospitals across the UK - North East Deanery (Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, Royal Victoria Infirmary, New Castle and James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough) and KSS Deanery (Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Kent)
I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow, and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
I provide general ophthalmology services that cover a wide breadth of conditions in adults, and specialised care for adults with glaucoma.
Areas of interest
My glaucoma care is comprised of comprehensive assessment and management including medical treatment, various laser procedures (YAG laser, SLT Laser, Cyclodiode laser), minimally invasive glaucoma surgery - MIGS procedures- (iStent inject, XEN gel implant, KDB Goniotomy usually combined with standard cataract surgery), augmented trabeculectomy with mitomycin/ologen implant, Preserflo Microshunt with MMC and glaucoma tube/valve implantation.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist with Special Interest in Glaucoma
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Native or bilingual
- Sinhala, Sinhalese - Fluent
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2018
- FRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2020
- FRCS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow 2007
- MD University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 2004
- MBBS University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 2000
Reference number 6140239
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2020
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Member of European Glaucoma Society (EGS)
Member of the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS)
Member of UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS)
Member of World Glaucoma Association (WGA)
Member of British Medical Association (BMA)
General Medical Council