Our ophthalmology service is managed by a team of consultants, orthoptists and optometrists.

Meet the team

Western Eye Hospital

Ophthalmic consultants

Mr Faisal Ahmed
Mr Christopher Bentley
Mr Philip Bloom
Miss Melanie Corbett
Ms Laura Crawley

Miss Tessa Fayers
Ms Veronica Ferguson
Ms Rajni Jain

Mr Nicholas Lee
Mr Ali Mearza
Ms Theresa Richardson

Professor Miles Stanford
Mr Saad Younis
Ms Rahila Zakir
Miss Vickie Lee
Ms Fabiana D'Esposito, ophthalmic genetics

Consultant nurse for opthalmology

Zena Rodrigues

Head orthoptist 

Rowena McNamara

Deputy head orthoptist

Rima Scheimann

Orthoptists 

Keely Penalver
Glenys Smithson

Jamie Spofforth

Charing Cross Hospital

Ophthalmic consultants 

Ms Veronica Ferguson
Mr Ali Mearza
Ms Theresa Richardson
Miss Vickie Lee

St Mary's Hospital

Ophthalmic consultants 

Mr Christopher Bentley
Ms Siobhan Wren

Paediatric optometrists

Farah Aleem
Michelle Hamilton