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Mr Amar Alwitry

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Private & NHS


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Professional profile

Mr Alwitry is an experienced ophthalmic surgeon specialising in small incision bespoke cataract surgery, glaucoma and lid surgery. He maintains a broad interest and expertise in all branches of Ophthalmology.

He has written two medical text books and edited a major educational text for ophthalmic trainees.

He has a Masters in Medical Law and is more than half way through an MSc in Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has published more than 35 pieces in world literature, and was a previous member of the Training Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Ophthalmic Group of the British Medical Association.

Mr Alwitry offers cataract removal surgery for NHS patients and a range surgical and non-surgical ophthalmic treatments for private patients.

Personal profile

Mr Alwitry is a father of four children and works hard to balance his work with his family commitments.

He is an avid reader and writer who has published two novels (“Emergence” and “Coercion”). He is currently working on his third work of fiction.

Current NHS or research position

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Circle Nottingham
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Loughborough and Hinckley Hospitals

Year of first medical qualification


Special clinical interests

Cataract and refractive surgery (including use of premium lenses and intraocular contact lenses)
Lid surgery
Medical retina
Age related macular degeneration
Minor eye procedures

Research interests

Cataract and Refractive Surgery and Glaucoma

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Midlands Glaucoma Society

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