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Mr Lavnish Joshi

FRCOphth, MD, MEd

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Specialty
Fixed Price Packages

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Lavnish Joshi is a consultant ophthalmologist at The Lister Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from St George’s Hospital and Medical School, University of London. He trained as an ophthalmic surgeon in Birmingham, Surrey and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He completed advanced training from Fellowships in Medical and Surgical Retina in Toronto (Canada) and Bristol Eye Hospital.

    He has a keen interest in teaching and has been awarded with a Masters in Surgical Education. He is a College Tutor for ophthalmic trainees and runs a Retina Fellowship at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital. He also teaches on the Masters in Ophthalmology at University College London (UCL). He completed his research doctorate (MD) at Moorfields Eye Hospital/ Institute of Ophthalmology.

    His special interests include routine, complex cataract surgery, including fixing complications, intravitreal injection therapy for diabetic eye disease/ macular degeneration/ retinal vein occlusion, floaters, surgical treatments for macular holes and retinal detachments, including minimally invasive treatments for retinal detachments that allow faster recovery times for patients. He is also responsible for screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity.

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    Retinal problems, including:
    • Floaters
    • Macular degeneration
    • Macular holes
    • Epiretinal membranes
    • Retinal detachments
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Retinal vein occlusions
    • Complex cataract surgery
    • Uveitis
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • Punctal plugs for dry eyes
    • Punctoplasty watery eyes
    • Lid cysts
    • Laser for retinal pathology
    • Laser for lens capsule opacification
     
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    Intravitreal bevacizumab injections for diabetic macular edema - predictors of response: a retrospective study
    Joshi L, Bar A, Tomkins-Netzer O, Yaganti S, Morarji J, Vouzounis P, Seguin-Greenstein S, Taylor SR, Lightman S. Clin Ophthalmol. 2016 Oct 21;10:2093-2098. PMID: 27799737

    Outcomes of changing immunosuppressive therapy after treatment failure in patients with non-infectious uveitis
    Joshi L, Talat S, Yaganti S, Sandhu S, Taylor SRJ, Wakefield D, McCluskey P, Lightman S. Ophthalmology. 2014, 121(5):1119-24. PMID: 24433970

    Dexamethasone implants in retinal vein occlusion: 12 month clinical effectiveness using repeat injections as-needed
    Joshi L, Yaganti S, Menezo V, Gemenetzi M, Lindfield D, Liolios V, Lightman S, Taylor SRJ Br J Ophthalmology. 2013, 97(8):1040-4. PMID: 23686324

    Blended Learning: E-patients & Patient Perspectives in Ophthalmology
    Gilbert R, Joshi L, Kilpert L, Lightman S Medical Education. 2018 Mar; DOI:10.1111/medu.13558. PMID: 29532952

  • Professional bodies icon plus

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  • Approved insurers icon plus

    Aetna Aviva, AXA, BUPA, Vitality, WPA

Practice locations

NHS base

Ashford & St Peter's NHS Foundation Trust

Consults at

Monday
AM

Other times available on request

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