Mr Kam Balaggan

Mr Kam Balaggan

Consultant Ophthalmologist
BCs (Hons), MBBS, FRCOphth, PhD

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Kam Balaggan at Spire include:


Other treatments

Vitreomacular traction

Floaters and vitreous syneresis/detachment

Macular holes

Epiretinal membranes

Complex and routine retinal detachments and tears

Diabetic retinal detachments

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Professional profile

I am one of exceptionally few surgeons that has completed not just 2 years of prestigious high-volume Fellowships in Vitreoretinal Surgery, but also 2 years of sub-specialist Fellowship training in Medical Retina, all at the internationally-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. This was in addition to my general training, which was also predominantly based at this Centre of Excellence and one of the world’s top Eye Hospitals.

I also obtained a PhD from University College London (ranked in the top 5 universities globally) developing state-of-the-art Gene Therapy for age-related macular degeneration as well as other retinal disorders. I have been awarded numerous prizes recognising his contribution to advancing frontiers in ophthalmology and for my teaching excellence. I am considered an expert in retinal medicine and surgery, and I have often been invited to lecture both nationally and internationally, teaching other retinal specialists.

I specialise in state of-the-art, modern micro-incision sutureless vitrectomy surgery. I provide complete comprehensive surgical and laser treatment of: Vitreomacular traction Floaters and vitreous syneresis/ detachment Macular holes Epiretinal membranes Complex and routine retinal detachments and tears Diabetic retinal detachments I am fully trained to treat most medical retina conditions including providing intravitreal injection and laser therapies for: Macular degeneration Retinal vein occlusions Diabetic retinopathy Diabetic maculopathy Inherited/genetic retinal disorders Uveitis

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists
American Academy of Ophthalmologists
Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology
European Society of Retina Specialists
British and EIRE Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
British Medical Association

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