Mr Tahir Farooq

 MBChB FRCOphth

MBChB FRCOphth

Areas of special interest include:
Skin cancer - facial surgery melanoma/ non melanoma skin cancers, eyelid cancer
Cosmetic surgery - antiwrinkle injections, brow lift, dermal fillers, eyelid surgery, droopy eyelids, droopy eyebrow, eyelid lumps/bumps/cysts
Ophthalmology - cataract surgery, entropion and ectropion repair, ptosis surgery, watery eyes, tear duct drainage surgery, dry eyes, blephrospasm, facial nerve palsy, allergic eye disease

Available selected Thursdays and Friday.

Mr Tahir Farooq is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Reconstructive Surgeon who retains a substantive NHS post with King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 2007 and completed his basic training in the North West Thames (London) before commencing ophthalmic specialist training in Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

Having undertaken his specialist registrar training across many hospitals in Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Hereford and Walsall, he has gained an extensive range of ophthalmic experience.

With a keen interest in research and teaching, he has published in peer review journals and is actively involved in undergraduate medical student mentoring for the University of Birmingham. To this end he is also the Founder and President of the Midland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery which regularly holds meetings, presentations and teaching sessions for Ophthalmologists of all levels of training. He has completed intensive Oculoplastic training in Birmingham Midland Eye Centre and Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital including intensive Oculoplastic Fellowships at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire and Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Please enquire for fees.