Mr Sharma FRCOphth, as medical director, will usually assess most new patients and then, only if need be, refer on to our trusted team of consultants (see below). In this way we can offer you the care and expertise of not one but 2 consultants when needed!
Clinical Director, London Ophthalmology Centre, London
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Glaucoma Specialist
Mr Sharma is extensively trained, and has gained expertise, in lens surgery, glaucoma, eyelid surgery, and retinal treatments, as well as general ophthalmology:
Mr. Vik Sharma MBBS BSc FRCOphth is a Glaucoma Specialist who offers new non-penetrating surgical techniques and micro-tube implants, the latest micro-pulse laser treatment, and micro-incision cataract surgery with multifocal lens implants.
He is an experienced glaucoma and cataract surgeon, using topical anaesthesia and on-axis phacoemulsification as part of his technique. At LondonOC, Mr. Sharma has introduced the use of micro-incision phaco with sub-2mm incision for cataract surgery. This technique reduces trauma to the eye which leads to faster healing and decreased post treatment complications.
Holder of a substantive NHS consultant post with the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Edgware, and Barnet Hospitals, London, where he is the clinical lead for glaucoma. Mr. Sharma is developing a new modern service for patients in North London.
Mr. Vik Sharma is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and a fully accredited consultant on the UK General Medical Council Specialist Register, No. 4307574.
As well as completing a Glaucoma fellowship in London, he has also undergone further training in Oculo-Plastics at the Premier Facial Plastic Centre in Sarasota, Florida.
He has authored many ophthalmology chapters in medical texts and in peer reviewed journals. Vik Sharma remains an active member of the medical research field, presenting internationally and locally, discussing research findings and new techniques/treatments.
Mr. V Sharma qualified in 1996 from St. Bartholomew’s & The Royal London Hospital’s Medical College, and also completed a BSc in Immunology at UCL, London.
Early in his career, Mr. Sharma was Specialist Registrar in Ophthalmology appointed at many of London’s teaching hospitals, and he has held the position of Glaucoma Specialist at King’s College and St. Thomas’ Hospitals.
Mr. Vik Sharma can be accredited with the following:
Substantive NHS consultant post with Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, where he is the clinical lead for glaucoma, developing new laser treatments and surgical implants for better eye pressure control.
– Holds a Fellowship with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
– Fully accredited consultant on the UK General Medical Council
(Specialist Register, No. 4307574)
– Sits on the Glaucoma Advisory Board for pharmaceuticals
– Hon. Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology for the University of London
– Author of ophthalmology chapters in medical texts and articles in journals
– Lecturer for course in central London for Doctors, Nurses and Opticians
Special clinic interests:
• Glaucoma Research
– New laser techniques
– New surgical implants
• Cataract Procedures
– Latest micro-incision under topical anaesthesia with
– Mulitfocal lens implants
• Eyelid surgery
• Retinal Anti vegf treatments and laser
• Royal Society of Medicine
• Royal College of Ophthalmologists
• General Medical Council
• British Medical Association
• American Academy of Ophthalmologists
• European Cataract and Refractive Society
• UK and European Glaucoma Society
• Association of Ophthalmologists
Vik Sharma MBBS BSc FRCOphth
London Ophthalmology Centre
18-22 Queen Anne Street
London W1G 8HU
0800 756 9993 or 020 7000 3193