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Aseel Hamoud is a consultant ophthalmologist at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She began her initial medical training and post-graduate degree at the University of Baghdad.
Upon moving to the UK and furthering her learning in the medical profession, Ms Hamoud received a medical retina fellowship and research fellowship from Western Eye Hospital in 2017. She gained her FRCS qualification from The Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow, she was trained in Rebuplic of Ireland and obtained her MRCSI in 2014, EBO in 2013. Back in Iraq she was qualified as a consultant ophthalmologist with a dgree of CAB ophth in 2004.
Areas of interest
She has a keen interest in training.
She joined Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals as a consultant in 2019. She set up and leads the ophthalmology research service.
Her special interests include routine/ complex cataract surgery, medical retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration with OCT, FFA, ICG, intravitreal injection therapy with Anti-VEGF. Diabetic eye disease including Argon & Micro-pulse laser treatment, anti-VEGF & steroid injection with elyea, lucentis, ozurdex and illuvien. Retinal vein occlusion management with intravitreal injections and laser. Central serous retinopathy treatment.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
London Rd, Stanwell, Ashford TW15 3AA
Age-related macular degeneration AMD.
Central serous retinopathy CSR.
• Routine/ complex cataract surgery.
• Medical retina diseases including age-related macular degeneration with OCT, FFA, ICG, intravitreal injection therapy with Anti-VEGF and Dexamethasone.
• Diabetic eye disease including Argon & Micro-pulse laser treatment, anti-VEGF & steroid injection with elyea, lucentis, ozurdex and iluvien.
• Retinal vein occlusion management with intravitreal injections and laser.
• Central serous retinopathy treatment.
• General ophthalmology.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Fluent
1- Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant 0.19 mg: A Review in Diabetic Macular Oedema.
2-Untargeted large spot half-fluence photodynamic therapy for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy.
3-Three Years Out-come of Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant for Diabetic Macular Oedema in Maidstone Hospital, UK.
4-Advances in interventions for chronic and recurrent central serous chorioretinopath (CSCR).
5-Three years outcome of fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for diabetic macular oedema in Maidstone Hospital, UK.
4-Long-term outcomes of photodynamic therapy in chronic central serous retinopathy.
5- Sub threshold laser Treatment for Central Serous Chororioretinopathy.
6- Chronic central serous chorioretinopathy treated with Spironolactone.
7- Three-year outcomes of a Treat-and-Extend regimen of intravitreal Aflibercept for wet ARMD at the Western Eye Hospital.
8- Progression and Incidence of Geographic Atrophy in Patients with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration undergoing AntiVEGF Therapy.
9- Audit of wet AMD patients treated with IV Ranibizumab over 6-12 months.
10- Dual Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion in one eye-case presentation.
11-Audit on treatment of macular oedema in CRVO with anti-VEGF at the WEH.
12- Sub threshold Laser Treatment for Central Serous Chorioretinopathy.
13- Central Retinal Artery Occlusion.
14- Diabetic Macular Oedema.
15-Orbital lymphoma case study.
16- Serpiginous Choroiditis Case study.
17- Use of triple procedure surgery for the management of recurrent crystalline keratopathy
18- “Aaudit of fundus fluorecein angiography.over a six months period at Cork University Hospital”
19- "Ocular Findings of Down's Syndrome in Iraq"
Courses offered to GPs
Ms Hamoud had continously given lectures to trainees, GPs and nurses.
- MBChB Baghdad University 1993
- ICO International Council of Ophthalmology 2009
- EBO European Board 2013
- CAB ophth Council of Arab Board 2004
- MRCSI Ireland 2014
- FRCS Glasgow, UK 2011
- Research Fellowship Western Eye Hospital 2017
- Fellowship in Medical retina Western Eye Hospital 2017
Reference number 7095890
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2019
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC , 2015
- Ashford Hospital London Rd, Stanwell, Ashford...
- 17:00 - 19:30
- 07470 185991
- BMI Hendon Hospital 46/50 Sunny Gardens Rd,...
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 07470 185991
Post treatment communication
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: aseel.bedan