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Mr Aasheet Desai - Ophthalmology

Mr Aasheet Desai is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Woodthorpe Hospital specialising in refractive Cataract/Lens surgery and he is an expert in the field of cataract and medical retina

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

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery 

Medical retina

Macular degeneration

Vein occlusions

Diabetic retinopathy

Floaters and flashes of light

Dry eyes

Glaucoma

Academic background

Mr Desai is a highly skilled Ophthalmic surgeon, specialising in refractive Cataract/Lens surgery and he is an expert in the field of cataract and medical retina.

He has performed more than 10,000 operations and has taught over 30 trainees in cataract surgery. He has an extremely high patient satisfaction result and very positive 360 degree feedback both from patients and colleagues.

Mr Desai’s qualifications include MBBS (Bom); DOMS (Bom); MRCOphth (Lon); MRCSEd Ophth (Edin); FRCOphth (Lon); FRCSEd Ophth (Edin); FEBOphth (EU board)

 Mr Desai has been trained by leading ophthalmologists including the past president of the royal college of Ophthalmologists and by world luminaries in cataract surgery,

Mr Desai is author of the best selling book 'Phacoemulsification made easy'. The book is aimed at trainee cataract surgeons and has sold over 10,000 copies. He has also authored a best selling book on cataract surgery and has been an overall reviewer for the most sold ophthalmology textbook in the world.

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

European Board of Ophthalmologists

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

NHS base

Stepping Hill Hospital

Clinic Times

Thursday AM

01156848929