- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Oculoplastic surgery
Mr Harpreet Ahluwalia joined the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) as a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in oculoplastics, orbital and adnexal surgery in 2003. He has spent over 28 years in full time ophthalmology gaining comprehensive training in all aspects of ophthalmology. He received his higher surgical training in ophthalmology at University Hospital of Wales Cardiff. He has spent over two years sub specialising in ophthalmic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, first at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and then at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth Australia.
Mr Harpreet Ahluwalia has an expertise in eyelid surgery, tear duct surgery, ptosis correction, Entropion correction, Ectropion correction, Excision of eyelid cancerous lesions like basal cell carcinoma, SCC etc.functional blepharoplasties (upper and lower eyelids), functional brow lifts, almost scarless excision of moles, lumps and cysts. He deals with Thyroid Eye disease or any Orbital pathology and Proptosis (Bulgy Eyes). He also specialises in Ocular Surface disease and Blepharitis.
He deals with all aspects of ophthalmology but has a special interest in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery viz, tightening of eyelids, ptosis correction, tear duct surgery, orbital surgery, Eye removal with orbital implant, excision of moles, lumps, cysts, skin tags etc. He has specific expertise in dealing with periocular (around the eye and on the eyelids) malignancy and is lead clinician ophthalmic cancer services at UHCW.
Mr Ahluwalia is the author of over 52 peer reviewed publications in international journals and regularly presents at national and international meetings with over 112 presentations at national and international meetings.. His training programme in oculoplastics is approved by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for senior trainees (ST7)choosing to sub specialise in ophthalmic plastic surgery. Mr Ahluwalia is the Head of school of Ophthalmology for Health Education West Midlands and Senior clinical Lecturer for Warwick University.
Mr Ahluwalia is married to Navneet and has two children Nimrat and Triman. He is passionate about cricket and enjoys travelling.
Mr Harpreet Ahluwalia is part of MEyeS (Midland Eye Surgeons) a partnership of ophthalmic surgeons.
Areas of interest
Oculoplastics; Eyelid surgery, Droopy eyelid (ptosis), blepharoplasty (Eye bag surgery), minor eye-lid procedures,like chalazions, lid mole excision etc. eye-lid cancer surgery, Entropion (inturning of eyelid), Ectropuion (outward turning of Eyelid), removal of lumps & bumps.
Lacrimal (tear-duct) disorders; Dacryocystorhinostomy.
Orbital surgery/ disorders; like Thyroid Eye Disease, tumours etc.
Eye Removal with orbital implant
Eye - external disorders; General Ophthalmology
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Joy Beamer Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist & Oculoplastic Surgeon
University Hospital Coventry
Floppy Eyelid Syndrome
Lacrimal imaging & assessment
Periocular Malignancy & reconstruction
Several Clinical Excellence awards
(Additional) Languages spoken
- MRCOphth,FRCOphth,FRCS Royal College of Ophthalmologists London & RCS Edinbugh 1997
- Oculoplastic & Adnexal Fellowship Moorfields Eye Hospital, London 2001
- Cornea & Oculoplastic Fellowship Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia 2002
- Residency in ophthalmology King George's Medical College 1988
Reference number 4355429
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Head of School of Ophthalmology Health Education west Midlands 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
British Oculoplastic Surgery Society BOPSS
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & reconstructive Surgery ESOPRS
American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO
Royal College of Ophthalmologists London
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
General Medical College
Midlands Ophthalmological Society
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