Mr Debendra Sahu

Consultant Ophthalmologist

BSc(Hons), MBBS, FRSCSEd (Ophth)

Specialises in

  • Cataract surgery
  • YAG laser
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Retinal vascular disease

I have experience in general ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, and have a specialist interest in medical retinal diseases including age related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease and diabetes.

I studied medicine at the Royal London Hospital and qualified as a doctor in 1995. I undertook further general medical training including six months in Neurosurgery at Kings College Hospital before commencing ophthalmology training. I undertook higher surgical training in the Wessex region and was appointed consultant ophthalmologist at Southampton Eye Unit in 2009.

I set up the Macular Degeneration service with Professor Lotery and now work part time in Southampton eye unit and Lymington Hospital.


General Medical Council Number: C4214245

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Debendra Sahu at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Intravitreal injections
  • Retinal laser

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Additional information

Cataract surgery
Diabetic eye disease
Macular degeneration
Retinal disease

BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCSEd (Ophth) / University of London / 1995
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Member of European Society of Retinal Specialists

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

In my spare time I enjoy cycling and playing badminton.

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