Miss Poorna Abeysiri

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBBS (Hons), MRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, M Med Ed

Specialises in

  • Cataract and lens vision correction surgery
  • Capsulotomy
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Dry eye, blepharitis, ocular surface disease
  • Minor lid procedures

I have 10 years of experience as a consultant in the NHS, providing personalised care tailored to individual needs. I am an active member of the ophthalmic community and Royal College of Ophthalmologists having held posts such as Regional Advisor and Royal College Tutor.

I audit my surgery regularly and have excellent results with low complication rates for both cataract surgery, including complex cases and glaucoma surgery.

I have great patient and colleague feedback.

I have an interest in teaching and training and have completed a degree in education and I have roles in surgical training and multidisciplinary teaching.

General Medical Council Number: C4367404

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Poorna Abeysiri at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • All forms of cataract and lens vision correction surgery
  • Capsulotomy
  • Dry eye, blepharitis and ocular surface disease
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • General ophthalmology
  • Minor lid procedures¬†

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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Refractive surgery
Retinal disease
Squint surgery

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