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Specialties and sub-specialties

Vitreoretinal surgery
Cataract surgery and Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery
Retinal detachment
Diabetic retinopathy
Macular hole

Professional profile

Mahi Muqit has clinical and surgical NHS services at Moorfields City Road and Moorfields South (St Georges and Croydon), runs an intravitreal injection therapy service, is part of the retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) clinical team, and delivers a diabetic eye disease service linked to the diabetic retinopathy screening programme.

He has undertaken extensive research in Diabetic Retinopathy with the Pascal Laser, Optical coherence tomography, and Optos widefield imaging. He was a co-author and on the expert panel for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Guidelines 2012.

He is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), the British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons (BEAVRS), the UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS) , and the Working Group for Diabetic Retinopathy with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).

He works as a volunteer Consultant for Helen Keller International (HKI), and is currently involved with two innovative international diabetic retinopathy screening projects based in Bangladesh and Indonesia.

Clinical interests

  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Complex cataract surgery
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Vitreomacular traction

Current posts

  • Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon
    Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Honorary Clinical Lecturer
    Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL

Medical training

Year qualified 1998
  • University of Glasgow 1998
  • University of London 1995
  • University of Manchester 2011

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