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QualificationsMS (Ophthal), FRCOphth
Sutureless, small incision Cataract surgery (Monofocal & Toric lenses)
Cornea External Eye Disease
Keratoconus and Corneal collagen-cross linking
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:
Keratoconus & Cross Linking
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: By appointment only