Mr Kafil-Hussain had a broad-based training in centres of excellence in Ophthalmology, including Oxford, London and Dublin. He undertook research into cataracts for his higher degree. He is the author of several academic papers, many dealing with the subject of cataract, squint and paediatric ophthalmology. In addition to general ophthalmology and small incision cataract surgery, he sub-specialises in paediatric ophthalmology and squint. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his three children.