M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth
Specialization: Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain is a highly experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon, with substantial expertise gained in a variety of senior clinical consulting roles in some of the leading specialist hospitals in the UK and Republic of Ireland, managing high quality paediatric ophthalmic services. He has extensive experience in all aspects of paediatric ophthalmic surgery including small incision cataract surgery, intraocular lens implantation, children’s eye diseases, squint surgery for both children and adults and botulinum toxin injection for treatment of squint.His expertise in treating patients with Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is based on his substantial experience in screening premature babies (from as early as 23 weeks) and laser treatment (+Anti-VEGF) with excellent surgical outcomes. Dr. Namir has also published research on the prevention of ROP and treatment trends.
Since 1990, Dr. Namir has undertaken broad-based training in centres of excellence in ophthalmology, including Oxford, London and Dublin. After completing specialist training at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, he was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital, Surrey and Woking Community Hospital, in the UK.
Dr. Namir has lectured, researched and published extensively on his specialist areas of interest. He has written clinical articles in numerous respected ophthalmology journals and presented at some of the world’s most prestigious conferences in UK, USA, Ireland, France, Germany and Spain. His published research includes several original papers related to Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squints) and Cataract surgery.
Dr. Namir holds a number of professional qualifications and memberships; he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists; and is a member of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as British and Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Association.