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- Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Wellesley Hospital, BMI Southend 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.
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Refractive surgery
Mr. Kasaby is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
He is a Medical Director at The BMI Southend Private Hospital, an independant sector healthcare provider at Southend. He is also a founder and director of LaserSight Essex, a highly reputable Laser Eye Surgery provider.
Educated in Cairo, his postgraduate medical training was in various highly reputed eye centres in the UK ,mainly Birmingham and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. His special interests are corneal, cataract and refractive surgery and he is recognized as one of the area's top corneal transplant specialists. He participated in a Corneal and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He has contributed several scientific publications and research on cataract and refractive surgery to peer-reviewed journals and has given numerous lectures, presentations and advanced training courses on the subject. Mr Kasaby is one of the first surgeons to use Multifocal lens implants in Europe and has a long history of investigating different types of lens implants to suit different patients' needs. He is also a prolific high volume cataract surgeon and has demonstrated his skillful techniques to his professional colleagues during live surgery in international scientific meeting on numerous occasion.
Mr Kasaby is fully registered with the GMC and is on the UK specialist register for eye surgeons.
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of the United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract And Refractive Surgeons
Areas of interest
Cataract Surgery: laser cataract surgery, Phaco-emulsification cataract surgery, refractive cataract surgery; Refractive Surgery: Corneal laser refractive surgery and Presbyopic lens exchange (PRELEX); Corneal Surgery: corneal transplants, corneal ulcers and corneal diseases; External eye disease: allergies, dry eyes, blepharitis; Oculoplastic: Lid surgery including cyts, entropion(in-turning), ectropion (out-turning), Ptosis (droopy lids) and lid tumours; Glaucoma: medical and surgical treatment of Glaucoma including lasers (SLT and Yag iridotomies); lacrimal: watery eyes; Retina: AMD, Diabetes and retinal vascular disorders.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Southend, Essex
Premium Intraocular lens Implants
Aviation, Cycling, Skiing and Sailing
English and Arabic
Outcomes for the last year:
Mortality rate 0%
Post-operative infection 0%
re-admission rate <1%
Patient satisfaction 97%
- MBBCh Ain Shams University, Cairo 1980
- Diploma in Ophthalmology Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin 1986
- FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons) Royal college of surgeons, Glasgow 1988
- FRCOphth ( Fellow of the royal College of Ophthalmologists The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 1998
- Fellowship in cornea and anterior segment surgery Moorfields Eye Hospital London 1994
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Council Member United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Ophthalmologist, 1995
Affiliations / memberships
Member of UKISCRS
Member of ESCRS
Member of BSRS
- BMI Southend Hospital, SS0 9AG
- 10:00 - 14:00
- 01702 608908
- BMI Southend Hospital, SS0 9AG
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01702 608908
- Spire Wellesley Hospital, SS2 4XH
- 09:00 - 10:00
- 01702 462944
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details