Miss Misra is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Cromer Hospital. She specialises in cataract surgery and diseases of the retina.
After graduating from University College London Medical School, Miss Misra completed her basic medical and surgical training and then joined the East Anglia Specialist Ophthalmology Training rotation. During this time Miss Misra gained valuable experience and in-depth knowledge of all sub-specialities within ophthalmology.
Aseema developed a special interest in retinal diseases early on in her training. As part of her training she worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital which provided further valuable knowledge and experience.
Miss Misra is currently Clinical Lead of the Age-Related Macula Degeneration (ARMD) service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. She continuously aims to improve the service to ensure patients always receive the highest quality of care. The service provides comprehensive care from diagnosis through to all treatment options for patients with wet and dry ARMD.
Miss Misra's other areas of interest include cataract surgery, diabetic eye disease and retinal vascular (artery and vein) occlusions.
Miss Misra has a holistic approach to patient management and feels strongly about patient information and education being a vital part of management and success. She always takes time to discuss diagnosis and treatment options to ensure patients are fully informed before any decisions are made.
Miss Misra has extensive experience using intravitreal Lucentis and Avastin injections and retinal laser treatments. She is a lecturer at the UEA and co-founder of EARS (East Anglian Retinal Society).