Consultant Profile

Mr Kuan Sim

Mr Kuan Sim MB BCh BSc (Hons) FRCSEd (Ophth)
Practicing at:
Spire Thames Valley Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Retinal disease
    • Vitreo-retinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion.

Small incision cataract surgery including multifocal, IOL VIP and toric lens implantation.

Research interests:

Intravitreal dexamethasone injection for macular oedema.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology

Member of European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
07989 378891
Personal email address:
By appointment
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Sim has had extensive training in ophthalmology at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, St Paul's Eye Unit in Liverpool and at the Birmingham Midland Eye Centre to specialist level.


He undertook further training in medical retina in London at Hillingdon Hospital and Western Eye Hospital, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust. He lectures and presents regularly at local, national and international meetings with publications in major peer-reviewed journals. He holds fellowship and membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and American Academy of Ophthalmology.


Mr Kuan Sim is the clinical lead for Buckinghamshire Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Serivce and has special interests including:


1.        Macular degeneration (especially Lucentis and photodynamic therapy)

2.        Diabetic eye disease (laser surgery as well as new Avastin injection)

3.        Retinal vascular disease (including new Avastin and Macugen treatment)

4.        Small Incision Cataract surgery (including accommodative, toric lens implant and IOL-Vip)

5.        Glaucoma (including Argon,YAG and Cyclodiode laser treatment)

6.        Inflammatory eye disease (both anterior and posterior segment).


Personal profile:

Mr. Sim is married with one daughter. Outside his busy medical practice, he enjoys travelling and sampling good food from around the world.

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Mr Kuan Sim

Mr Kuan Sim, Ophthalmology, MB BCh BSc (Hons) FRCSEd (Ophth)

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