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Mr Athanassius Tadros

Qualifications:
• MB, BCh Egypt 1977
• DO Dublin 1987
• FRCS (Ophth) Glasgow 1990
• FRCOphth UK 1990
• FRANZCO Australia, New Zealand 2005

Background:
Completed higher training in ophthalmology in UK and Australia

Special interests:
Cataract / anterior segment

New treatments introduced:
• Correction of astigmatism in cataract surgery, calculation of surgically induced astigmatism in cataract surgery of different incisions using vector analysis.
• Removal of lens epithelial cells in cataract surgery – technique and effect on capsulorhexis size

Contact:
01305 255387
 

Mr Usama Faridi

Qualifications:
• FRCS-Ophth  Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh  2000
• Clinical Fellowship in Glaucoma  Royal Devon and Exeter 2012

Background:
• Initial Ophthalmic training in Pakistan at postgraduate Medical Institute Lady Reading Hospital
• Locum Glaucoma Consultant at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
• Highly experienced cataract surgeon
• Sub-specialty expertise in Glaucoma
• Experience of Glaucoma shared care service
• Vast  experience in clinical research, audit and teaching.

Special interests:
Medical and surgical management of Glaucoma

Clinics:
Royal Eye Infirmary - Dorset County Hospital                                 

Contact:
01305 255300
 

Miss Lucy Howe

Qualifications:
• BA Oxon
• MB BS
• FRCOphth
• Cert Med Ed

Background:
Medical Retinal Fellowship undertaken at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
Interest in medical education and completed a Certificate in Medical Education.
Trustee of the Macular Disease Society.

Special interests:
Medical retina, especially age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease

New treatments introduced:
The Medical Retinal Service and Deputy Ophthalmic Sister Tracy Glen have introduced a Rapid Access Service for patients suspected of having wet macular degeneration. Patients can be referred directly by their GP or optometrist. Tel: 01305 255192

Contact:
01305 255186