Professor Ejaz Ansari

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MBBCh, FRCOphth, MD

Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Ejaz Ansari at Spire include:

Ophthalmology

Other treatments

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)

XEN implant, i-stent

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Professional profile

I am head of glaucoma services at the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. I trained extensively in the UK and abroad and have been a consultant since 2001. I completed a highly regarded glaucoma fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and as International Glaucoma Association Fellow, I completed a higher degree (MD) in glaucoma.

My area of expertise includes modern micro-incision cataract surgery (MICS) by phacoemulsification and I have vast experience in specialised intraocular lens technology including accommodative and multifocal lenses.

Glaucoma treatments include include trabeculectomy, glaucoma tube/valve implantation and laser treatments such as YAG, ALT, SLT and cyclodiode lasers. I have an international reputation for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). I also provide a general opthalmology service that covers the full breath of conditions in adults, children and also emergency work.

I am also an examiner at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and an adviser to Clinical Commissioning Groups for the provision of community based eye care schemes.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Glaucoma treatment
Macular degeneration
Ophthalmology

Special clinical interests: Dry eye and blepharitis treatment, developing new technology for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), intraocular lenses-multifocal, accommodative and extended focus lenses.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
Hospital Consultants and Specialist Association
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
International Glucoma Association
Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisation (FIPO)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbrige Wells NHS Trust

Eye, Ear and Mouth Unit, Maidstone General Hospital

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Personal Profile

I enjoy sailing, hiking, skiing, bird watching, reading (fiction and history).

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Financial Interests

Professor Ejaz Ansari owns 50% of the outpatient ophthalmology equipment in the hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741150
Website http://www.southeasteye.co.uk
Private secretary Sonya Harper
Private secretary telephone 01892 741128
Private secretary fax 01892 741128
Private secretary email sonyaharper@tiscali.co.uk