Miss Kimia Ziahosseini

Consultant Oculoplastic and Ophthalmic Surgeon

MD (Hons) FRCOphth

"The facilities at Spire Hospital are second to none. I love working here. The atmosphere is so supportive with the entire staff committed to each patient's treatment."


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I am a full-time Consultant Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, also known as an Oculoplastic Surgeon, at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals. I was a consultant at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool before I joined the NNUH in April 2016. I run a very busy NHS service and provide routine and complex oculoplastic care to the large population of Norfolk and North Suffolk as well as tertiary referrals from further afield. I focus on the eyelids, performing more than 400 procedures annually. My background and expertise set me apart from general plastic/cosmetic surgeons. Eyes are the most important part of our face, providing us with our vision, and therefore only an oculoplastic surgeon should perform surgery in this area. I will provide you with an honest and valued opinion.

I treat the entire spectrum of oculoplastic disorders. This includes eyelid problems such as cancers, malpositions (turning in or turning out), ptosis (drooping eyelids) or problems after facial paralysis. I also specialise in scarless endoscopic watery eye surgery. I have particular interest in orbital and complex skull base disease, such as thyroid orbitopathy, orbital vascular malformations and orbital fractures. I am also highly skilled in performing surgery for aesthetic enhancement.

I work closely with the University of East Anglia Medical School and East of England School of Ophthalmology to train the next generation of ophthalmologists. I have a great interest in research and have authored over 25 peer-reviewed publications. I have been invited to speak in a number of national and international conferences and training courses.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Kimia Ziahosseini at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Cornea and external eye disease
  • Lacrimal (watery eye) disorders
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Orbital disease
  • Skin cancer
  • Thyroid eye disease

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Ophthalmology

Qualification and professional memberships

MD (Hons) / Tehran University / 2003
Doctor of Medicine
MD is a degree given to physicians at the completion of their training.


Professional memberships

General Medical Council

British Medical Association

Fellow member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Full member of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society

International member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Royal College of Opthalmologists

Research and publications


Articles

View a list of my publications

Media Coverage

My colleagues and I were the first group to report on the dangers that LASER pointers pose to eyes.

Laser pointer 'pose danger to eyes'

Current NHS posts

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Personal profile

I enjoy spending my spare time with my husband and son. I keep fit by swimming and playing tennis.

Contact information

Telephone 01603 255574
Private secretary Jilla Williams
Private secretary telephone 01603 255 582
Private secretary email jilla.williams@spirehealthcare.com