Mr Arun Brahma

Mr Arun Brahma MD FRCOphth

Cornea, Cataract, Anterior Segment, Refractive Laser & Lens Surgery

Manchester Royal Eye Hospital


Having qualified from Manchester Medical School in 1988, Arun Brahma performed his training in Leeds, Manchester and Dundee. Following his appointment as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Cornea and Anterior Segment Service at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2000, Arun then set up the Refractive Surgery Suite in 2001, forming one of the earliest hospital services in the country to offer both laser and lens surgery.
In addition to his wealth of experience in refractive surgery, Arun specialises in the treatment of keratoconus and has introduced several new techniques over the years to the region, including collagen cross linking, Kera-rings, INTACs and topographic guided laser. He has also pioneered numerous corneal transplant techniques in Manchester and is regularly referred patients from across the country and overseas.
A medico legal expert in cornea and refractive surgery, Arun has helped to train many refractive surgeons, both in the UK and abroad. He has many publications in peer reviewed journals, and is a co-investigator in a number of research studies funded by the Medical Research Council and BBSR Council in Manchester, Lancaster and Cardiff universities.

Mr. Brahma operates from Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, and provides his services under the business entity Foresight Surgical Ltd.                                                                         


Qualifications

BSc (Hons)1985

MbChB 1988

FRCOphth 1992

MD 2000


Training

Manchester University Medical School


Internship

Leeds General Infirmary


Residency

Manchester Royal Eye Hospital


Fellowships

Corneal and Refractive Surgery at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

Corneal Surgery at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee


Recognised as a specialist in corneal and refractive surgeon by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


Fellow

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London


Memberships

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

UK & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons


Presentations

American Academy of Ophthalmologists

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Eucornea

European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

ARVO

UK & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons


Procedures performed

Laser Eye Surgery

LASIK, IntraLASIK, LASEK, SupraLASE, PTK

Lens Surgery 

Cataract, Refractive Lens Exchange (NuVu), Phakic IOL, Implantable Contact Lens, Piggyback IOLs,

Advanced IOLs and Laser optimisation after lens insertion, Iris-clip, iris sutured IOLs

Scleral fixated sutured posterior chamber intra-ocular lenses

Piggyback IOL to correct residual refractive error after previous cataract surgery

Presbyopia Surgery

KAMRA, Blended vision, Refractive Lens Exchange

Corneal Grafts

DSEK, DSAEK, DALK, Femtosecond DALK, PK, Femtosecond PK, ALTK

Keratoconus

CXLink, Corneal Segments, LaserLink, Corneal Graft, Femtosecond Laser Assisted Corneal Graft

Corneal Surface 

Amniotic membrane, Pterygium surgery, PTK for Recurrent Erosion Syndrome and Band Keratopathy


 

 

 

 


In association with:
Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust