Mr Niaz Islam: Ophthalmology

Mr Niaz Islam



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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 Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital, The Holly Private Hospital, Nuffield Health Brentwood 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.



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  • Medical
  • Surgical

About me

Mr Niaz Islam is Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery) at Moorfields Eye Hospital London. He graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, London in 1996. He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital London, for 8 years – including two medical retinal fellowships and Locum Consultant (Medical Retina / Uveitis) in 2007.

He was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon in 2007 and set up the macular degeneration diagnostic and treatment service at Queen’s hospital, Essex. He was lead clinician for Havering and Barking & Dagenham diabetic retinopathy screening service. He was educational supervisor and clinical tutor for all Ophthalmic trainees within his NHS hospitals.

In 2012 he was nominated for a National Macular Disease Society Award by patients for excellent service delivery & clinical care. He is a high volume topical anaesthesia cataract surgeon and surgical trainer. He has a passion for education and teaching. He has published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and written book chapters and co-authored “Crash Course in Ophthalmology”. As an undergraduate, he was awarded the Charles Oldham Essay Prize for Ophthalmology.

Mr Islam has a particular interest and experience in retina (age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, anti-VEGF and retinal laser treatment, uveitis) and cataract surgery (monofocal and multifocal intraocular lenses).

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery (multifocal lens); Retinal disease / laser surgery; Diabetes; General / Primary care ; pupils / monocular blindness

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Procedures completed

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

  • C1230

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of eyelid - (5-50)


  • C8200

    Laser photocoagulation/cryotherapy of lesion of retina - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • C6230

    Laser iridotomy - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (1-5)

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