Felipe E Dhawahir-Scala


28 years of experience
28 years of experience



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Mr Felipe Dhawahir-Scala is a specialist Consultant in Ophthalmology and Vitreoretinal Surgery, currently working in both Manchester and Central London. He qualified in Madrid, Spain and then undertook training as an Ophthalmologist in England. This broadened his expertise in Ophthalmology, in areas including retinal surgery (retinal detachment), floaters, simple and complex cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration and many other retinal conditions (acute and longstanding ocular trauma). 

Mr Dhawahir-Scala is also recognised as the director of the acute ophthalmic services at the prestigious Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. With his knowledge of Ophthalmology, he is a prolific contributor and has introduced new technologies within the UK and abroad. Apart from his role as a Consultant, he is involved in teaching and research and has published several scientific papers, along with presenting his research both nationally and internationally. 

Mr Felipe Dhawahir-Scala is also known to be a founding member and vice-president of the British Eye Emergency Society (BEECS). He is also an examiner at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, in which he examines doctors from around the world who are seeking to achieve a high qualification in Ophthalmology. Mr Felipe Dhawahir-Scala is fluent in Arabic, English and Spanish, breaking the language barrier and providing his patients with a good understanding of their conditions.


Cataract Surgery, Emergency Ophthalmology, Retina, Vision Correction Surgery

All procedures

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Lens Replacement Surgery
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion) Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Minor Eyelid Procedures
  • New Eye Exam
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Retinal Imaging
  • Routine Eye Exam
  • Urgent Eye Care

All conditions

  • Macular Hole
  • Cataracts
  • Floaters (Eye)
  • Eye Problems
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Blepharitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion (BRAO)
  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Eye Infection
  • Eye Problem
  • Eyelid Cyst (Chalazion)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Haemorrhage
  • Retinal Tear
  • Vitreous Haemorrhage


Arabic, English, Spanish


LMS, FRCS Ed(Opth), FRCOphth

Registered with

General Medical Council: 4462550


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

Follow-up appointment: £200.00


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.99 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.98 / 5



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