Rahila Zakir manages retinal conditions such as retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal tears, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous haemorrhage, vitreomacular traction and eye trauma. Miss Zakir offers second opinions on retinal surgery management options. She also manages common retinal conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy, macular oedema, macular degeneration and retinal vein occlusions.
Rahila sees a range of eye condition, including cataracts, and offers small incision cataract surgery with the option of premium multifocal intraocular lens implants to reduce your need for glasses or contact lenses. As well as routine cataract surgery, Rahila manages complex cataracts, and complications of cataract surgery.
With her clinical experience at a busy London Eye Accident and Emergency Unit she also manages acute and urgent presentations of a range of eye conditions.
Private consultations are offered at The London Clinic Eye Centre and The Western Eye Hospital.
Surgery takes place at The London Clinic, The Platinum Medical Centre, Wellington Hospital and at The Western Eye Hospital.
Rahila Zakir is based at The Western Eye Hospital where she is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon. She manages conditions such as retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal tears, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous haemorrhage, vitreomacular traction and eye trauma and offers second opinions on retinal surgery management options. As well as routine cataract surgery, Rahila manages complex cataracts, and complications of cataract surgery.
Miss Zakir is actively involved in research, education and training, and holds an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer post with the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. She trains doctors at all levels, including experienced doctors who are training to become Vitreoretinal specialists themselves.
The Western Eye Hospital has a 24 hour walk in Eye Casualty and Miss Zakir is one of the consultants in the Eye Accident and Emergency department. She also looks after the eyes of very premature babies on the Neonatal Unit at Queen Charlotte and Chelsea Hospital, and provides treatment for retinopathy of prematurity.
To see Miss Rahila Zakir as an NHS patient at the Western Eye Hospital, you will need to ask your GP or ophthalmologist for a referral, and you will be sent an appointment from the outpatient appointments team. Alternatively, patients who present to the Accident and Emergency department at The Western Eye Hospital may be fast tracked for an urgent appointment with the Vitreoretinal team if required.
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