Dr. Amir Hamid · BMedSci BM BSFRCOphth CertLRS

Mr Amir Hamid is Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the North East London NHS Treatment Centre, King George Hospital in Ilford. He specialises in Corneal Transplantation, anterior segment and small incision cataract surgery, having completed a Corneal and Anterior Segment Fellowship during the course of his Higher Specialist Training.

He is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Ophthalmology and has received Certification in Laser Refractive Surgery by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (CertLRS). He is skilled in a range of both laser and intraocular refractive surgery treatments and has a special interest in the treatment of presbyopia. He is skilled in performing LASIK, LASEK, PresbyMAX and in the use of the most advanced Multifocal Intraocular lenses (Trifocal and Extended range of vision IOLS) for refractive surgery.

In addition he is also certified in the use of both the Staar Visian ICL and the Artisan Iris Clip lens in patients not suitable for laser refractive surgery. He is a member of the AMO Premium Registry involved in the evaluation of new Intraocular Lenses prior to market launch. He has published numerous scientific articles and continues to regularly present papers at Cataract and Refractive Surgery Conferences in the UK, Europe and America. He is also a manuscript reviewer for the British Medical Journal.

Mr Hamid is an experienced surgeon having performed more than 6000 cataract and laser refractive operations and routinely performs up to sixty laser refractive and intraocular surgeries operations per week.

Higher Specialist Training

Mr Hamid graduated from Nottingham University Medical School in 1999. After completing his basic general medical training he began his career in Ophthalmology at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital where he completed his MRCOphth Examinations. He then continued his Higher Specialist Training as a Specialist Registrar working at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre and the Wolverhampton Eye Infirmary. Over this period he completed a Corneal Fellowship and performed numerous Corneal Transplantation Surgeries.

He gained both his Final FRCOphth and Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2010.

Mr Hamid joined Optimax in October 2011.

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