Mr Ilango Balasubramaniam: Ophthalmology
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Mr Ilango Balasubramaniam

Ophthalmology

 

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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 Ultralase Liverpool Clinic, Rowley Hospital, Advanced Vision Care, Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital, Optimax Surgery Centre Leicester .

    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.

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical

About me

I work as a consultant ophthalmic surgeon, with specialist interest in Cornea & Lens Implants at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, West Midlands.

After graduating from medical school and completing my Diploma in Ophthalmology in Southern India, I relocated to the UK, and successfully completed the Higher Specialist Training Programme in the West Midlands. My training included work at St Paul's Eye Unit in Liverpool and Leicester Royal Infirmary.

I developed a sub-specialty interest in corneal surgery and pursued this at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. I have performed over 400 corneal transplant procedures, more than 30,000 cataract surgeries and in excess of 6,000 Excimer laser refractive procedures. I am skilled in a range of procedures, including LASIK, LASEK, cross-linking treatments, premium lens implants, ICL procedures, and femtosecond laser cataract surgery.

My work is regularly published, and my training programmes for junior doctors has earned me wide recognition.
In addition to conducting research and clinical trials, I have set up an Eye Hospital in rural India, and perform sight-saving eye operations there on a voluntary basis.

I have been invited by GMTV Dr Hilary Jones and Channel 4 Dr Christian Jessen to feature in their "Health Guide" as one of the top ophthalmologists in the West Midlands region.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery; corneal transplant; penetrating keraoplasty; lamellar keratoplasty; DSAEK; DMEK; refractive lens exchange with premium lens implants; Laser vision correction; pterygium surgery; dry eyes; blepharitis; watery eyes; itchy eyes; red eyes; poor vision; corneal ulcer/keratitis; eye infection; conjunctivitis; eye trauma; allergic eye disease; keratoconus; corneal collagen cross-linking; INTACS; corneal ring segments; confocal imaging; specular microcopy; removal of band keratopathy; removal of corneal sutures, toric lens implant surgery, multifocal lens implant surgery, scleral sutured lens implant surgery, YAG laser capsulotomy, Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery, Excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy

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Procedures completed

  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)

    Rowley Hospital (1-5)

  • C5130

    Ultraviolet irradiation of riboflavin for cross linking of corneal collagen - (1-5)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

  • C4630

    Perforating graft (keratoplasty) to cornea - (1-5)

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