Mr Ahmad Aziz
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgeon
Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
King Edward VII's Hospital
The Lindo Wing
22a Harley Street
Eye Doctor with care tailored to you
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Private London Harley Street Ophthalmologist
A private Ophthalmic Surgeon and Consultant Ophthalmologist working London eye clinics in and around Harley Street. Mr Ahmad Aziz specialises in subspecialty areas including Cataract Surgery, Complex cataract surgery, Blepharoplasty, General Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic surgery around the eye. He works in private eye clinics in Harley Street, King Edward VII's Hospital and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at the Western Eye Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital where all staff members are approachable and happy to answer your questions from the front desk right through to every department. Here you can see the following services he offers for the health and treatment of your vision problems. As an eye doctor he takes pride in his work and patients. He helps patients to restore their vision and treat their eye conditions in a way that best suits their needs and lifestyle. Eye surgery is delicate and requires care and attention from your eye surgeon. Whether you are suffering from irritation of the eyes, dry eye, lumps and bumps around the eyes, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, thyroid eye disease or other eyelid conditions you should choose a specialist doctor dedicated to the field. Cataract is a common condition and corrective lenses can be used at the time of surgery to correct vision and provide outcomes similar to those of refractive surgery or laser eye surgery.
He follows the latest updates and guidance from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology to offer the highest quality care with safe and effective treatments based on clinical trial data. He has presented his work at numerous international conferences around the world. He has an approach in his private practice that is open and honest in what can be achieved and how it can meet patient expectations. Mr Ahmad Aziz provides is patients with a thorough examination and assessment at his london clinic.
As an ophthalmologist he is a medical doctor and graduated from medical school at UCL in London graduating with an MBBS which is the equivalent to an M.D. in the USA. He underwent general surgical training before undergoing in depth training in ophthalmology services with the London Deanery and Moorfields Eye Hospital and fellowship training in Oculoplastics at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Imperial. He has over 15 years' experience in surgery. He has an interest in patient care and improving patient outcomes and has presented his work internationally. He is able to work with other healthcare professionals and understand your vision tests from your local opticians who practice optometry.
Your eyes are important to you and to me as well.
What is the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist?
Opticians have graduated from an optometry school and are a valuable and easily accessible resource for primary vision care offering routine eye exams. At their optometry office or optical shop they screen for eye problems and provide vision correction and fit eyeglasses. Optometrists can offer designer frames to give you more confidence in wearing glasses and provide a contact lens prescription. An optometrist can refer you to an eye specialist in an eye care clinic if there are complex eye diseases requiring treatment or a form of vision therapy. You may see an optometrist in a hospital or primary care setting providing advanced care together with an ophthalmologist. Optomoetrist provide an excellent job in screening for common retinal disease and medical retina problems. Regular eye exams are important for eye health and to receive information on routine eye care and to update your contact prescription or update your glasses prescription. They usually change an affordable administrative fee for a routine vision exam. You may have an insurance plan with vision insurance that can cover these assessments by your optometrist.
Ophthalmologists are able to provide private patients with laser treatment, medical and surgical eye care. They use the information from the comprehensive eye exam along with their assessment of your eyes with the latest technology including OCT and an understanding of your health problems to provide medical treatment with suitable treatment options. If necessary a surgical procedure may be advised to treat your eye problem or vision changes and maintain healthy vision at a world class private hospital. Eye abnormalities can have a significant impact on vision and appearance.
Health conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, diseases like glaucoma affecting the optic nerve and infections from contact lenses can have a significant impact on the ability to see and require an ophthalmologist assessment.
Flashes and floaters are usually harmless but do require an urgent assessment by qualified doctors to exclude a retinal tear or even a retinal detachment which can lead to visual loss and urgent vitreoretinal surgery.
Glaucoma diagnosed late can be advanced and may require glaucoma surgery be a specialist consultant eye surgeon. It rarely presents with blurred vision until the final stages hence the need for screening if you have a family history of the condition.
Macular degeneration if presenting with a sudden drop in vision or distortion would need to be seen urgently as it is a major contributor of visual loss in the United Kingdom. Many assessments and procedures including paediatric ophthalmologist assessments may be covered by your insurance company if you have private healthcare insurance if you have it. Please make sure to check your policy and contact your insurance provider before booking any outpatient appointments.