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Mrs Priya Prakash - Ophthalmology

Mrs Priya Prakash is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, who offers a professional service with care and empathy and strives to deliver best possible quality of care to the local population in both NHS and private practice.

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

With more than 20 years of experience and a wide training in ophthalmology and medical retina, Mrs Prakash offers treatment and expertise on a wide variety of ocular conditions including:·

Small incision cataract surgery

Phacoemulsification with monofocal and multifocal intraocular lenses 

Age related maculardegeneration 

Diabetic eyedisorders

Retinal veinocclusions  

Intravitreal therapies  

Therapeutic lasers

Lid surgeries 

Glaucoma 

Dry eye / eyes

General ophthalmology

Academic background

MBBS-1993

Master of Surgery-1997

Fellowship of Royal college of Surgeons(Glasgow)Ophtalmology-1999

International Council of Ophthalmologist-1999G

MC -license to practice since 1999

Specialist Registration in Ophthalmology 2010

Her current professional roles include:

Consultant Ophthalmologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital,Harlow.

Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology at Princess Alexandra Hospital,Harlow.

MAC representative at Rivers Hospital for Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology Lead for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Services at West Essex.

Principal Investigator , Chief Investigator and Research Lead for Ophthalmology in approved clinical Trials at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.

CESR assessor at Royal College of Ophthalmologist ,London

Examiner for FRCS at Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

International Council of Ophthalmologists.

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital

01245 200307