Dr Ashish Agrawal | Consultant Ophthalmologist | The Edinburgh Clinic
Dr Ashish Agrawal

Dr Ashish Agrawal (m)

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

QualificationsMS (Ophthal), FRCOphth

Main NHS base:

  • Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion.

Clinical interests:

Sutureless, small incision Cataract surgery (Monofocal & Toric lenses)

Cornea External Eye Disease

Keratoconus and Corneal collagen-cross linking

Dry eyes

Transplantation (PK, DALK, DSAEK)

Removal of eyelid lumps and cysts & Ocular Surface Reconstruction

Routinely performs Corneal Transplantations, Pterygium surgery and can deal with complex corneal conditions.

Areas of expertise:
Cataract surgery
Dry Eyes
Keratoconus & Cross Linking

Training & background:

Mr Agrawal received advanced training in the above mentioned sub-specialties at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. He also holds a ‘Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery’ qualification from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He was appointed to NHS Lothian in April 2007 where he led the corneal service at the Eye pavilion and has been the Ex-Chair for the Quality improvement team in Ophthalmology for NHS Lothian. Since his appointment he has developed the corneal service to a very high standard, by introducing many new treatments such as Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Keratoconus, Corneal endothelial keratoplasty (transplantation) and ex-vivo Stem cell Transplants, both of which were the first of their kind of procedures performed in Scotland and were widely reported in newspapers and Television.

Mr Agrawal is an honorary senior Clinical lecturer with University of Edinburgh and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He reviews articles for medical journals including EYE and the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

He is actively involved in training of Other Health Professionals including Opticians, Nurses and General Practitioners and regularly run courses for Optometrists. Was a consultant trainer for opticians at the Lothian Optometry Teach and Treat (LOTT) clinic. His research interests include Stem Cell Transplantation and Corneal Grafting. He has many Publications, Paper presentations at conferences and has been an invited guest speaker at many conferences and teaching programmes.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

AW: Alternative weeks       M: Monthly       AH: Ad Hoc

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