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Last updated: 25 Apr 2020
Prof Muhtaseb is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the NHS with special expertise in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery based in South Wales.
Visit his website for detailed information about his practice and treatments provided: www.ilase.co.uk
He is Visiting Professor of Cornea, cataract and refractive surgery at the University of South Wales and a provider of continuing education and training for optometrists.
Prof Muhtaseb holds full specialist registration with the General Medical Council.
He graduated with Distinction from St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1995 and completed his ophthalmology training in London. He has completed three separate sub-specialty training fellowships in each of Cornea Surgery, Refractive Surgery, and Medical Ophthalmology / Neuro-ophthalmology.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery - Routine and Complex
Refractive lens exchange;
Multifocal, toric, and other premium lens implants;
Piggyback lens implants;
Macular degeneration lens implants
Keratoconus, crosslinking, and intracorneal rings;
Corneal transplant surgery and DSEK;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
Minimising risk in cataract surgery
Multifocal lens implants and novel lens technologies
Optimising outcomes in routine and complex cases
Prizes and Distinctions awarded at medical school.
Arthritis and Rheumatism Council prize 1995.
Best paper of session at German Speaking Lens Implant Society meeting February 2010
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Fluent
Over 20 peer-reviewed publications
Over 50 conference presentations / posters
1 book chapter
Numerous articles in non-peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals
Courses offered to GPs
Provider of continuing education to optometrists (registered CET provider)
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- BSc (Hons) University of London 1992
- MBBS (Hons) with Distinction University of London 1995
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2000
Reference number 4187275
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist registration in Ophthalmology with the GMC, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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
In an emergency patients should contact me personally. All patients having surgery are given my telephone number after surgery is completed.