Mr Susmito Biswas

Consultant Paediatric Opthalmologist and Ophthalmic Surgeon

BSc. Hons, MB BS, FRCOphth

Personal profile

Mr Biswas studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London and completed higher surgical training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2002. He has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist, specialising in children’s eye conditions ever since.

Having receiving specialist training in his NHS role he performs corneal transplants, cataract and squint surgery on children as well as adult cataract surgery and YAG laser capsulotomy. In his private practice he performs cataract surgery and squint surgery in children and provides advice on managing a wide range of eye conditions, including allergic eye disease.

Since 2012 he has been Clinical Head of Division at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. He has over 50 publications in peer review journals and chapters in textbooks.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • Council Member of the North of England Ophthalmological Society
  • North West Representative on the Paediatric Sub-committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Clinical Interests

  • Child and adult cataract surgery
  • Childhood squint (including surgical correction and botulinum toxin injection)
  • YAG capsulotomy
  • Cross linking for keratoconus in children and young people
  • Removal of eyelid cysts (chalazia) in adults and children
  • Allergic eye disease
  • Glaucoma in children
  • Retinal diseases in children
  • Corneal and external eye disease in children
  • Genetic and inherited eye disease in children
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Medicolegal work including personal injury

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Manchester Eye Hospital

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