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Mr Kam Balaggan

Mr Kam Balaggan

Kam Balaggan

Ophthalmology 04415651

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital, Spire Little Aston Hospital, Ramsay Beacon Park Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

Overview
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Cataract Full Pathway provider

I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital, Spire Little Aston Hospital, Ramsay Beacon Park Hospital .

This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

Offers

  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Cataract Expert:

• 20 years experience in cataract surgery with 1000s of successful cataract procedure.

• Complication rates below national averages.

• Principal Investigator in prestigious National Femtolaser-assisted cataract surgery study.

• Numerous implanted premium multifocal, extended depth-of-field and toric intraocular lenses for maximum visual benefit after cataract surgery.

• Referred the most complex of cataracts by other cataract surgeon.

• Referred other cataract surgeons’ complications for corrective treatment.

• Many “excellent” 5-star reviews on Trustpilot from satisfied premium and single vision lens cataract surgery patients.


Expert Vitreoretinal & Eye Floater Surgeon:

• 2 years of advanced sub-specialty high volume Fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Surgery at World-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

• 10 years sub-specialist experience in vitreoretinal surgery

• Over 2000 vitreoretinal procedures

• Macular hole and retinal detachment success rates above national averages

• Principal Investigator in 4 vitreoretinal Clinical Randomised Controlled Trials

• Peer-reviewed publications in vitreoretinal surgery

• Supervised training of many trainees who are now Vitreoretinal Consultants

• Specialist treatment of eye floaters

• Numerous “excellent” 5 star reviews on Trustpilot from highly satisfied vitreoretinal and eye floater surgery patients

Areas of interest

Mr Balaggan specialises in state of-the-art modern micro-incision sutureless vitrectomy surgery, and micro-incision and femtolaser-assisted cataract surgery
He provides completely comprehensive surgical and laser treatment of:

Cataracts
• Vitreomacular traction;
• Floaters and vitreous syneresis/ detachment;
• Macular holes;
• Epiretinal membranes;
• Complex and routine emergency retinal detachments and retinal tears;
• Diabetic retinal detachments;

Fully trained to treat most medical retina conditions including providing intravitreal injection and laser therapies for:
• Macular degeneration; 
• Retinal vein occlusions; 
• Diabetic retinopathy; 
• Diabetic maculopathy;
• Inherited/genetic retinal disorders;
• Uveitis

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Procedures completed

  • C7982

    Pars plana vitrectomy with internal tamponade, scleral buckling and retinopexy with dissection or excision of epiretinal membrane/macular surgery - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (5-50)

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • C7341

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - bilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • C7920

    Pars plana vitrectomy with internal tamponade, scleral buckling and retinopexy without dissection or excision of epiretinal membrane/macular surgery - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • C8200

    Laser photocoagulation/cryotherapy of lesion of retina - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

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