Miss Rahila Zakir is a Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at The Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust in Marylebone, London and offers private consultations in Harley St and at Imperial Private Healthcare. She completed her undergraduate studies in 1990. She trained in Ophthalmology at St Thomas' Hospital and Cambridge training programmes and was successfully selected to take up Vitreoretinal Fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Western Eye Hospital. She has also completed Medical Retina Fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Rahila is a vastly experienced surgeon and deals with a wide variety of eye conditions, including cataracts, retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal tears, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous haemorrhage, vitreomacular traction and eye trauma. She offers small incision cataract surgery with the option of bespoke toric and multifocal intraocular lens implants to reduce your need for glasses or contact lenses. She also manages complex cataracts, and complications of cataract surgery. Additionally, she deals with acute and urgent presentations within the Western Eye Accident and Emergency Unit and provides screening and treatment for retinopathy of prematurity at the Neonatal Unit at Queen Charlotte and Chelsea Hospital.
Rahila is actively invovled in research, education and training and is currently an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer post with the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London. She is involved in the training of doctors at all levels, including experienced doctors who are training to become Vitreoretinal Specialists themselves.
Macular Hole Surgery
Retinal Detachment Surgery
Vitrectomy surgery for Epiretinal Membrane
Vitrectomy for Vitreous Haemorrhage
Vitrectomy Surgery for Floaters
Vitrectomy Surgery for Diabetic Eye Disease
Vitrectomy Surgery for Vitreomacular Traction (VMT)
Retinal Laser Treatment for Retinal Tears and Holes
Retinal Laser Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Eye Disease
Complications of Cataract Surgery Done Elsewhere
BEAVRS British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons - Member
UKISCRS UK & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons - Member
EuRetina European Society of Retina Specialists - Member
EVRS European VitreoRetinal Society - Member
ISOT International Society of Ocular Trauma
MB BS (1990) - Aga Khan University