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Miss Sobha Sivaprasad has extensive training and experience in managing the entire breadth of Medical Retina conditions. Her areas of expertise include Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Vein Occlusions, Macular Degeneration and other retinal conditions.
Her busy clinical practice is complemented by her active involvement in several multicenter clinical trials investigating new treatment options in retinal vascular diseases. She has received multi-million pounds in competitive research grant funding and has set up collaborations with many centres around the world. She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications to her credit and has been an invited speaker in several international conferences. She is a member of several prestigious societies including the Macular Society. She is also the Associate Editor of Eye.
Areas of interest
Retina; Diabetic retinopathy;
Age related macular degeneration;
Retinal vascular disorders;
Retinal laser therapy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
She obtained her higher research degree from Cranfield University and King’s College Hospital on the subject of ‘Co-morbidity of age-related macular degeneration and atherosclerosis’ and obtained her Medical Retina Fellowship from Moorfields Eye Hospital. Dr Sivaprasad has active clinical and laboratory research interests in AMD, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular disorders. She oversees several clinical trials in these areas.
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She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications to her credit. Dr Sivaprasad is the Retinal Section Editor of two journals and peer reviewer of several ophthalmic journals.
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2014
- DM Cranfield University 2005
Reference number 4568250
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- FRCS Royal College of Edinburgh 1997
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the Macula Society
Fellow of the Royal College Edinburgh
Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of American Society of Retinal Surgeons
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Member of European Vision and Eye Research
Moorfields Eye Hospital Alumni Association
- London Medical, W1U 5HJ
- 15:00 - 19:30
- 020 7164 6278
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.
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Miss Sobha Sivaprasad
49, Maryleborne High Street