Mr V.K. Wagh

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MBBS, DNB, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Year qualified:1999

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Wagh is a Consultant Ophthalmologist based at the prestigious central hospital, Guys and St Thomas' Hospital NHS trust. he has particular expertise is modern LASER and phako-emulsification cataract surgery includes implantation of multifocal and toric intraocular lens implants to improve astigmatism and presbyopia which translates into spectacle independence both for distance and near for many patients. Special interests include cosmetic oculoplastic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding structures including surgery of the tear drainage system. He also has experience in managing blepharitis and dry eyes with the most up to date treatments available.

Mr Wagh trained in Ophthalmology in the London, including Moorfields Eye Hospital before undertaking a fellowship in St Thomas' Hospital. During this period, he is actively involved in teaching medical students, whilst pursuing research interests which include cataract surgery, refractive surgery, Keratoconus and Lid surgeries.

He is actively involved in medical education and is currently on the Education committee of Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK. He is on the faculty for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists microsurgical skills course and is also an Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Ms Wagh has several publications in international journals and has delivered several lectures both nationally and internationally in his chosen field. He has imparted lectures on various meeting and conferences and trained Opticians and trainee eye surgeons over last two decades.

Mr Wagh provide clinical care for all emergency and general ophthalmic conditions and specialises in Cataract surgery, Oculoplastics, and External Eye Diseases.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London, UK
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
  • Moorfields Alumni Association, London, UK
  • British Oculoplastic Surgery Society, UK
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, UK
  • UK and Ireland society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, UK
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, USA

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery:

  • Micro incision cataract surgery in complex cases
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive approach to cataract surgery: Toric lenses, Multifocal Lenses, Monovision

Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery:

  • Eyelid surgery
  • Lacrimal (tear duct) surgery for watery eyes
  • Minor plastic surgery procedures such as the removal of moles & skin tags and eyelid lesions
  • Blepharospasm
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Orbital diseases and surgery
  • Eye socket surgery
  • Peri-ocular tumor management and reconstructive surgery

External Eye disease:

  • Keratoconus
  • Collagen cross Linking
  • Dry eye and Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Skin-related ocular surface problems: ocular rosacea, Allergic eye disease, Pterygium

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • St Thomas’ Hospital, London

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