Miss Anita Paul

Consultant Ophthalmologist

FRCOphth (London), MRCSEd, MS, DNB, MBA for Health Executives

Clinical Interests

Treatments and tests offered by Miss Anita Paul:

Ophthalmology

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive lens extraction
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion and Ectropion surgery
  • Eyelids lumps and bumps including skin tags
  • Xanthelasma removal
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharospasm

Cosmetic and Rejuvenation Medicine

  • Wrinkle Relaxing injections
  • Anti wrinkle injectable fillers
  • Non Surgical Rhinoplasty
  • Tear trough fillers
  • Treatment for Hyperhydrosis sweating
  • Masseter reduction for Bruxism and Jawline Narrowing
  • Gummy smile

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmology (RCO London)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Delhi Ophthalmology Society (DOS)

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • County Durham and Durham NHS Trust

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Personal profile

Miss Paul has been awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Ophthalmology, and is a Registered Specialist with the General Medical Council. She is fully accredited by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. She has exhaustive experience in Ophthalmology. Her passion is ‘to alleviate treatable and preventable blindness.’ She works with charitable organisations offering her surgical skills.

Miss Paul qualified in medicine from the University of Delhi in 1994. She did specialist registrar training and achieved her Masters degree in ophthalmology. She then took up an academic role working in a busy hospital in Nepal and teaching undergraduate medical students.

She moved to the UK in 2004 and joined the UK Specialist Registrars training programme in Ophthalmology and completed further Higher Surgical Training in Ophthalmology at Birmingham Midland Eye Centre & associated hospitals in West Midlands; the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle; James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough and Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland. She undertook Advanced Subspecialty training in Glaucoma at Sunderland Eye Infirmary and a Paediatric Ophthalmology and & Strabismus Fellowship at Royal Manchester Eye Hospital.

She has a keen interest in Cosmetic and Rejuvenation Medicine and has undergone foundation and advanced training in Botox and Dermal fillers applications.

Miss Paul has published papers in national and international medical journals. She has had the honour of presenting her work at national and international conferences.

She has an interest in improving quality and safety in patient care. She has done an MBA for Health Executives and published a thesis on ‘Shared Leadership in Healthcare’.

Miss Paul is recognised by all major UK insurers.

Miss Paul offers consultation for all kinds of Eye related problems for adults and children. She has a special interest in cataract surgery, glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology and cosmetic and rejuvenation medicine. Miss Paul has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist since 2015. She works in the NHS at Darlington memorial hospital and Bishop Auckland hospital. She has practicing privileges at BMI Woodlands Hospital in Darlington and Parkview medical clinic at Middlesbrough.

She provides a patient tailored cataract surgery with options of premium intraocular lens implants including toric lenses for astigmatism correction, Multifocal lenses and Enhanced depth of focus lenses.

She also provides services for glaucoma, lid-related oculoplastic procedures and general ophthalmology problems including lid cyst, lumps and bumps, xanthelesma, watery and dry eyes. She also performs laser procedures including YAG capsulotomy, iridotomy and SLT.

Other interests

Miss Paul has keen interest in cosmetic and rejuvenation medicine and offers lid blepharoplasty, wrinkle relaxing injections and facial contouring dermal fillers.

Year qualified:

1994