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Mukhtar Bizrah is a consultant cornea and cataract surgeon at the Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is one of the few ophthalmic surgeons in the world who is board certified in the UK, Canada and Europe:

1. Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth, UK)
2. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC, Canada)
3. Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO, Europe)

Mukhtar is an expert in advanced corneal diseases and cataracts. His clinical interests include cataract and refractive surgeries, cornea transplants (partial and full thickness), pterygium surgery and advanced cornea diseases. He is interested in complex cornea and cataract disorders, and provides second opinions on such cases.

Mukhtar has presented his research at numerous international conferences and peer-reviewed research articles. By 2020, he had won 25 awards and prizes on International, national and regional levels.

Mr Bizrah completed his core ophthalmology training at the London deanery, which included 2 years at the Western Eye Hospital and 2 years at Moorfields eye hospital.
He has completed advanced cornea and cataract surgery fellowships at two of the world’s most renowned eye institutions: Western Eye Hospital (London, UK) and University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada).

He attended University College London and St George’s University of London. He won numerous awards by the time he completed undergraduate training, including London Student of the Year award, Royal Society of Medicine Brigadier Haywood prize and Wellcome Trust Research Prize.

Mukhtar Bizrah is the founder & co-director of London Eye Course, the largest ophthalmology revision course in Europe & North America.


Cornea diseases, cataracts, emergency eye diseases, keratoconus, fuchs endothelial dystrophy, pterygium, cornea scarring, cornea infections, recurrent cornea erosion syndrome, severe dry eyes

Research & publications

Bizrah, Mukhtar et al. “Local anaesthesia as the standard of care for penetrating keratoplasty?.” Eye (London, England) 2021 Bizrah, Mukhtar et al. “Topography-Guided Photorefractive Keratectomy for Postkeratoplasty Astigmatism: Long-Term Outcomes.” Cornea vol. 40,1 (2021): 78-87. Bizrah, Mukhtar et al. “An update on chemical eye burns.”

Eye (London, England) vol. 33,9 (2019): 1362-1377. Bizrah, Mukhtar et al. “Adherence to Treatment and Follow-Up in Patients with Severe Chemical Eye Burns.” Ophthalmology and therapy vol. 8,2 (2019): 251-259. Bizrah, Mukhtar, and Melanie C Corbett. “Intracameral Phenylephrine to Arrest Intraoperative Intraocular Bleeding: A New Technique.” Ophthalmology and therapy vol. 8,1 (2019): 137-141. Bizrah M, Verma S. Nerf gun eye injuries: traumatic hyphema. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Sep 18

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