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Mr Frank Ahfat

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MB ChB, FRCSEd, FRCOpth

Practising at

Spire Alexandra Hospital

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Treatment information

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

Ophthalmology

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Professional profile

Mr Ahfat qualified from Leeds University and trained in ophthalmology in Leeds, Southampton, Liverpool and Moorfields, London. During this time, he acquired extensive experience in all aspects of ophthalmology. He has been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2000.

In addition to providing a general ophthalmology service, he also has special interests in small incision cataract surgery, retinal diseases, diabetic retinopathy and laser treatment. Mr Ahfat currently leads the macular disease service for Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and he provides a tertiary referral service for photodynamic therapy for macular degeneration for the Kent region.


Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery


Private contact details

Telephone 01634 662822 / 845
Private secretary Val
Private secretary telephone 07879 825916
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

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

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Personal Profile

In his spare time, Mr Ahfat enjoys travelling, good food and wine, classical music and reading, especially political and religious history.

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