Mr Frank Ahfat

Mr Frank Ahfat

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MB ChB (Hons), FRCOphth

Specialises in

  • Cataract removal surgery
  • Retinal disease treatment
  • Diabetic retinopathy
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Tuesday: 2pm - 3pm

An initial consultation with Mr Frank Ahfat is from £150.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Frank Ahfat at Spire include:

Other treatments

General ophthalmology, phacoemulsification, diseases of the retina

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Professional profile

I qualified in medicine from Leeds University, with honours and Gold medal in 1989. After postgraduate ophthalmology training in Leeds, Southampton, Liverpool and Moorfields (London), I was appointed consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 2000.

I specialise in cataract surgery (incl. multifocal and toric lenses) and in retinal diseases, for which I provide a Kent-wide tertiary referral service. I am a postgraduate trainer for cataract surgery for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery and am a member of the examinations committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. I have carried out research in retinal diseases and have previously acted as lead researcher for Kent and Medway Comprehensive Local Research Network.

General Medical Council Number: C3334667

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Diabetic eye disease
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration
Neuro-ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Retinal disease

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Leeds / 1989
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MB ChB is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training


Professional memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medway Maritime Hospital, Medway NHS Trust. Consultant Ophthalmologist, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am married to Rebecca and we have three children. In my spare time I enjoy classical music, football and reading.

Contact information

Telephone 01634 662822 / 845
Private secretary Valerie Tree
Private secretary telephone 07879825916
Private secretary email val.tree@talktalk.net
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