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Mr Balasubramaniam Ilango - Ophthalmology

Mr Balasubramaniam Ilango-is a Consultant Ophthalmologist Surgeon in Staffordshire, Stafford who specialises in Ophthalmologist

Based at: Rowley Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Mr Ilango is a specialist in Corneal Transplant, Cataract Surgery with Multifocal Lens Implants & Laser Vision Correction. Mr Ilango is one of the most experienced & skilful cataract surgeons in the UK, having performed about 50,000 operations.

His Surgical log:

700 corneal transplant procedures (PK, DSAEK, DALK, AALK, XENIA)

50,000 cataract surgeries with monofocal/multifocal lens implants

7000 Excimer laser refractive procedures (LASIK,LASEK)

Mr Ilango regularly performs:

Cross-linking treatments for keratoconus

Trifocal/multifocal lens implants

ICL Lens Implants

Academic background

Mr Ilango started his medical career in Southern India. He successfully completed the Higher Specialist Training programme in the UK by working at Birmingham Eye Centre, St Paul's Eye Unit in Liverpool, Leicester Royal Infirmary and at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Mr Ilango has written chapters in Ophthalmic text-books, involves in pioneering research & lectures at International Eye Conferences. He regularly trains junior doctors/Fellows and his training been rated as one of the best in the UK. Mr Ilango is the 1st Eye Surgeon to have used the Carl Zeiss AT LARA Lens Implant & XENIA Corneal Implant in the UK.

Mr Ilango is a Royal College of Ophthalmologist certified Laser Refractive Surgeon (Cert LRS). He has been appointed as a Responsible Officer by the NHS England and the General Medical Council to monitor standards of refractive surgeons.

Mr Ilango runs a Charity Eye Hospital in rural India providing free eye treatments to the poor people; he has been nominated for the ASCRS Chang Humanitarian Award

Mr Ilango enjoys playing tennis, piano & salsa dancing

Professional Memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Member of Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member of Midland Society of Ophthalmology

Member of British Society for Refractive Surgery

Member of European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

NHS base

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Clinic Times

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