Mrs Anjana Haridas
BMBCh(Oxon), MA(Cantab), FRCOphth
I am currently a full-time NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist (eye doctor) at the Cardiff Eye Unit, University Hospital of Wales (Heath Hospital) and Bridgend Eye Unit, Princess of Wales Hospital. I graduated as a medical doctor from Cambridge and Oxford University and I have been an eye specialist for 13 years, having completed most of my ophthalmology training in the East of England Deanery. I have completed three world-renowned fellowships (super-specialist training) in Cambridge, Australia and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London (with Professor JRO Collin in Europe’s largest eye hospital). This means that in addition to seeing general eye conditions, I also have particular expertise in plastic surgery around the eyes (oculoplastic surgery) ie Eyelid, Lacrimal (tear drainage) and Orbital (eye socket) reconstructive surgery.
I am actively involved in national and international research and have previously been awarded a Fight for Sight Award for research into Thyroid Eye Disease. I currently train international and national fellows in oculoplastic surgery.
I perform the following procedures:
-Eyelid and eyebrow surgery (eg droopy eyelids, eyelid bags, eyelid cysts/lumps, eyelid cancer surgery, eyebrow lifts)
-Tear duct surgery for watery eyes or blocked tear ducts (eg DCR – dacryocystorhinostomy)
-Eye socket surgery
-Cataract surgery-Laser eye surgery (YAG capsulotomy and iridotomy).
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Anjana Haridas at Spire include:
Spire Cardiff Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
BMBCh / Oxford University / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MA / Cambridge University / 2003
MRCOphth / London / 2006
Membership, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
FRCOphth / London / 2012
Fellowship, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
General Medical Council
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Oculoplastic Surgical Society
Cancer Lead for Ophthalmology
University Hospital of Wales and Princess of Wales Hospital
I grew up in Cardiff, and although I did all my training outside Wales, it has been a pleasure to bring my experience back home and work alongside friends.
I am passionate about eyes, and with a busy family life (I have three young children), I take pride in enjoying my work and generally come to work to relax! I do, however, also enjoy fencing, dancing, music and trekking in the beautiful Welsh countryside.
My aim is to use my expertise and training to provide a world-class, up-to-date and bespoke service for my patients. I endeavour to provide the type of personal care for my patients that I would expect for one of my own family.