Tips to Choosing the Right Eye Consultant

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Tips to Choosing the Right Eye Consultant Choosing the right eye consultant is imperative to your overall eye care. You want to choose an eye consultant that you are comfortable with and that you can trusts will take your eye sight needs into consideration and provide you with the best treatment and care. There are a few things you can focus on to ensure you choose the right clinic and consultant based on your particular requirements. The first step is to start looking for eye consultants in your local area. You may prefer to look further afield choosing someone that has an excellent reputation in a major city. While you may have to travel it may be well worth it in the end. You will also want to take their facilities into consideration. Do they have an on-site clinic If you need surgery can it be performed at their clinic or do you have to go to a hospital These are all very important considerations to bear in mind as you go through the choices available. The next thing is that if you are looking for an eye consultant that is an ophthalmologist they must be a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in the United Kingdom. Dont settle for second best when it comes to this. Ask them if they are members get proof for your own peace of mind. These professionals have been trained to the highest of standards so you can rest easy that they will make the best decisions regarding your eye care needs. From here you are going to want to know that they have experience based on your particular eye sight needs. Most ophthalmologists have experience with laser eye surgery vitrectomy and diabetic retinopathy. Their treatments cover everything from floaters and cataracts to macular holes and retinal detachments. Always ask what they have

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specialised in so you can make your appointment knowing you are seeing the best eye consultant that will provide you with the best treatment and car for your requirements. Take a close look at the eye consultants track record. This may take a little bit of research on your side to ensure you are choosing someone with an excellent track record. Do some online research as well look for online reviews from past patients. You can get the best eye doctor but do they have the bedside manner that goes with it to make your experience comfortable Ensure you choose someone you feel comfortable with that discusses your case with you in detail so you always know what to expect. You must always meet your eye consultant in person. This is not something you want to be negotiable on. You could meet their team the first time you go but if you are going to be having any surgery then you will want to meet them in person. Its advisable to have a list of questions written down and ready so you can ask them and get answers before you make any decisions to go ahead. Remember this is your eyesight we are talking about not something you want to take any risks with. With a good eye consultant in mind you will now want to visit their clinic. Identify if they use local anaesthetic which is the most commonly used anaesthetic when it comes to eye care. You can also make sure the clinic is relaxed everyone is friendly and that they use the latest equipment and up to date technology. Your final factor is to identify how far they are from your home. Remember if you are having eye surgery you are not going to be able to drive so you want to have somewhere you can stay such as a hotel for a couple of days and someone to drive you home afterwards so you can recover in comfort.

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About Us: Mahi Muqit is a leading consultant ophthalmologist cataract and vitreoretinal surgeon at two private clinics in London United Kingdom. He provides patients with superior service and support with a range of surgical procedures to meet their eye sight requirements. He has built up a solid reputation for his eye services in the London area as an expert eye doctor and surgeon offering surgical retina medical retina and complex cataract surgery. He also offers surgery to patients suffering from diabetic retinopathy. Mahi Muqit is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists a member of the British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons and the UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. To find out more visit

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