Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Praveen Patel is an internationally recognised London ophthalmologist specialising in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinal vein occlusion and diabetic retinopathy. He is known for his outstanding patient care, and his expertise in treating macular diseases, particularly AMD, a condition which he is actively involved in researching. He was awarded the Moorfields Research Medal for his work in the British Medical Journal on AMD, and is a member of various ophthalmological organisations. Mr Patel is one of the lead consultants for clinical trials in macular disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital, where he also has his private practice.

Especialista en

Macular degeneration (AMD)

What is macular degeneration? The macula is the part of the eye that provides us with clear vision. As we grow, its function loses its abilitie...



Retinal vein occlusion

What is retinal vein occlusion? Retinal vein occlusion is a blockage in the vein that carries blood away from the retina. ...

Diabetic retinopathy


Macular oedema

What is macular oedema? Macular oedema is an eye disease that causes fluid to build up in the macula, the part of the eye that provides clear, ...

Intravitreal injection


Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Angiography
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataracts
  • Coloboma
  • Colour blindness
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cornea
  • Cornea guttata
  • Corneal abrasion
  • Dark circles
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Dry eye
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Exophthalmos (bulging eyes)
  • Eye allergies
  • Eye floaters
  • Eyelid malpositions
  • Fuchs' dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • Intravitreal injection
  • Keratoconus
  • Lens replacement (intraocular lenses)
  • Low vision
  • Macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Macular hole
  • Macular oedema
  • Myopia
  • OCT (optical coherence tomography)
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Oculoplastics
  • Open angle glaucoma
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium and pinguecula
  • Ptosis (droopy eye)
  • Retina
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Retinopathy
  • Second medical opinion
  • Stye
  • Uveitis
  • Vision therapy
  • Visual impairment
  • Watery eyes

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  • The Rivers Hospital
    High Wych Road CM21 0HH - Sawbridgeworth
    (+44) 2039342069
  • London Medical
    49 Marylebone High Street W1U 5HJ - London (Central London)
    (+44) 2039342071
  • Moorfields Private Outpatient Centre
    Moorfields Private Outpatient Centre, 9-11 Bath St EC1V 9LF - London (Central London)
    (+44) 2039342070
  • Eyesight Clinic at the Redbourn Health Centre
    1 Hawkes Dr, Redbourn AL3 7BL - St Albans
    (+44) 01727227013

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