An Ophthalmologist is a medically trained doctor who commonly acts as both physician and surgeon. They examine, diagnose and treat diseases and injuries in and around the eye.

They typically have undertaken 5 years of study at medical school and 2 years as a newly qualified doctor. A further 7 years of specialist ophthalmic training is then undertaken before passing very rigorous examinations set by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. An Ophthalmologist generally works within a hospital setting although some will also undertake private work. A Consultant Ophthalmologist is a very experienced doctor who is an expert in clinical care, assessment and treatment of patients and is competent in a range of practical and surgical skills.

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Please Note: Mr Shahram Kashani is an associate of Focus Medical Eye Centre and a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Eastbourne NHS Trust. He is able to offer services in his speciality of complex cataract surgery and retinal vascular disorders as well as general ophthalmic conditions including Glaucoma and Cataracts.

He offers private appointments at Focus Medical Eye Centre at weekends subject to request.

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Focus Medical Eye Centre can help give you great knowledge, a full range of spectacles and contact lenses as well as easy payment plans. We see customers for standard optician and optometrist appointments from all around the area of East Sussex, and will always welcome new customers.

If you have any questions or would like further information about our services, please do not hesitate to contact the practice of info@focusmedicaleyecentre.co.uk or by calling 01323 442062.

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