Mr Saju Thomas

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Personal profile

Mr Thomas completed his Surgical Retina and Medical Retina Fellowships in 2003 at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle and has been working as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Darlington Memorial Hospital since then. 

He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Royal College of Ophthalmology, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons and The American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Mr Thomas has had active research projects all throughout his medical career. He presently has active research projects in Age Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic eye conditions.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and refractive surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Royal college of Ophthalmology
  • British and Eire Association of Vitreo Retinal surgeons and the North of England Ophthalmological Society

Clinical Interests

  • Multifocal itraocular lenses
  • Cataract surgery
  • Laser treatment/surgery
  • Treatment of wet macular degeneration with all range of Anti VEGEF intravitreal injections
  • Dry macular degeneration -  IOL VIP surgery for dry macular degeneration
  • Retinal vascular diseases               
  • Vitreo-Retinal surgery
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • Uveitis - diagnosis and management
  • General ophthalmology
  • Diabetic conditions
  • Eyelids (lumps & bumps)

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