Mr Hosam Kasaby

Personal profile

Mr Kasaby is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

He is a Medical Director at BMI Southend Private Hospital, an independent sector healthcare provider at Southend.  He is also a founder and director of LaserSight Essex, a highly reputable Laser Eye Surgery provider.

Educated in Cairo, his postgraduate medical training was in various highly reputed eye centres in the UK, mainly Birmingham and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. His special interests are corneal, cataract and refractive surgery and he is recognized as one of the area's top corneal transplant specialists. He participated in a Corneal and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He has contributed several scientific publications and research on cataract and refractive surgery to peer-reviewed journals and has given numerous lectures, presentations and advanced training courses on the subject. He has numerous ophthalmic instrument designs to his name. Mr Kasaby is one of the first surgeons to use Multifocal lens implants in Europe and has a long history of investigating different types of lens implants to suit different patients' needs. He is also a prolific high volume cataract surgeon and has demonstrated his skilful techniques to his professional colleagues during live surgery in international scientific meeting on numerous occasions.

Mr Kasaby is fully registered with the GMC and is on the UK specialist register for eye surgeons.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract And Refractive Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Corneal
  • Cataract
  • Refractive surgery
  • Laser Corrective Eye Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Advanced Refractive Cataract Surgery

In Press

In June 2018 Mr Kasaby was voted one of the top 10 surgeons in the country in his field of medicine. Read the full article here.

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