Mr Kuan Sim

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MB BCh BSc (Hons) FRCSEd (Ophth)


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I have had extensive training in ophthalmology at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, St Paul's Eye Unit. in Liverpool and at the Birmingham Midland Eye Centre to specialist level.I undertook further training in medical retina in London at Hillingdon Hospital and Western Eye Hospital, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust. I lecture and present regularly at local, national and international meetings with publications in major peer-reviewed journals. I hold fellowship and membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and American Academy of Ophthalmology.I am the Clinical Lead for Buckinghamshire Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service and have special interests including: Macular degeneration (especially Lucentis and photodynamic therapy); diabetic eye disease (laser surgery as well as new Avastin injection); retinal vascular disease (including new Avastin and Macugen treatment); small incision cataract surgery (including accommodative, toric lens implant and IOL-Vip); glaucoma (including Argon,YAG and Cyclodiode laser treatment); inflammatory eye disease (both anterior and posterior segment).
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Kuan Sim at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Retinal disease

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Clinical interests

Treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion, small incision cataract surgery including multifocal, IOL VIP and toric lens implantation

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

American Academy of Ophthalmology

European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Research and publications

Intravitreal dexamethasone injection for macular oedema

Personal profile

I am married with one daughter. Outside my busy medical practice, I enjoy travelling and sampling good food from around the world.

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