Mr. Ijaz Sheikh
- MBBS 1985 from King Edward Medical University Lahore
- MRCOPhth 1992 Royal college of ophthalmologists London
- FRCS ( ophthalmology) 1993 Royal college of surgeons Glasgow
- Fellowship Oculoplastics 2003-4 Queen Victoria hospital East Grinstead UK
- Fellowship Medical Retina and Uveitis 2010-11, Bristol eye hospital UK
- Consultant Eye Surgeon and retina specialist East Surrey hospital Redhill from January 2012
- Spire Gatwick Park hospital 2012Cataract surgery, oculoplastics and retinal conditions
- North Downs hospital 2012 Cataract surgery, oculoplastics and retinal conditions
- Dorking Community hospital From July 2014
I, Mr Ijaz Sheikh have over 28 years of experience in Ophthalmology and offer consultations for all eye complaints including red eye, painful eye, dry eye, watery eye, blurry vision, floaters and flashing lights. I am a comprehensively trained ophthalmologist with special interest in oculoplastics, diseases of retina and cataract surgery in patients with pre-existing retinal disorders.
I have expertise in the field of micro-incision cataract surgery that provides rapid wound healing and almost zero surgically induced astigmatism. I have got vast experience of dealing with advanced & complex cataracts, in addition to dealing with complications of cataract surgery.
I offer treatments which include intravitreal injections of Lucentis /Eylea/Avastin/Ozurdex and performs posterior segment argon laser and Yag laser treatments. I am well versed in modern retinal imaging techniques such as Optical Coherence Tomography, Fundus Fluorescein Angiography and Indocyanine Angiography.
I am qualified to use Femtosecond laser technology from Singapore National eye centre.
Being actively involved in training and research I have published a number of scientific papers. I have been an invited speaker at international conferences and have presented my work at national and international forums.
With teaching as one of my passions, I am proactive in the training of junior eye doctors and medical students and regularly train/teach nurses and other allied health professionals.
I am privileged to be an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
My spare time is devoted to improving vision in the developing world. I am actively involved in a charity" prevention of blindness" working in 22 countries in Asia and Africa .The prime objective of POB Trust is to promote and sustain a global campaign against all forms of avoidable blindness with emphasis on deprived communities.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at Eyes and Vision Centre with any questions or comments you may have about your condition(s) or treatment(s).