Mr Mfazo Hove Eye casualty lead, medical retina and cataracts; consultant ophthalmologist
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Debbie Christian, secretary
Mr Mfazo Hove graduated with a first class degree from the University of Liverpool in 2002. He began his ophthalmology career in Eastbourne in 2003 as a senior house officer (SHO) followed by a two-year SHO rotation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He then spent two and a half years at Moorfields Eye Hospital as a cataract research fellow, doing research on multifocal lenses that led to an MD qualification. His registrar training was initially in Bath and Bristol which he then completed in the North Thames ophthalmology rotation. He is on the General Medical Council (GMC) specialist register for ophthalmology. He passed the Royal College of Ophthalmologists examination in laser and refractive surgery in 2017.
Mr Hove has completed fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital in medical retina, cataracts and eye casualty. He worked as a locum consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in both the cataract and eye casualty service before taking up his current post as a substantive consultant at the Western Eye where he is the lead for eye casualty. Mr Hove has undertaken over 3,000 intra-ocular procedures.
Medical retina, cataract surgery, ophthalmic emergencies
Research & publications
Mr Hove is involved in funded research in the reduction of spectacle dependence after intra-ocular surgery.