Private Ophthalmic Consultant
Private ophthalmology consultations are available within our Giffnock practice. We are delighted that Dr Manish Gupta will provide this service, you can read more about his career, qualifications and areas of expertise below.
MBBS, BSc, DNB (Ophth), MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCOphth (London) FRCOphth (London)
Year of qualification: 1994
Main NHS base:
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Stobhill Hospital Glasgow
- Cataract surgery - Phacoemulsification
- Anterior segment
- Dry Eyes
- Medical Retina diagnosis and management
- Diabetic laser and Yag Capsulotomy
- Intravitreal injections for Age related macular degeneration and Diabetes
Training & background:
MBBS and DNB in Ophthalmology (India)
Fellowship, Moorfields Eye Hospital London
Fellowship in Medical Retina, Newcastle
Dr Gupta was appointed as the consultant in NHS in Dec 2010. He joined NHS Greater Glasgow in August 2011 and since then he is looking after the Medical Retina service at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Stobhill Hospital. His service also delivers general ophthalmology clinics and cataract operating lists.
Dr Gupta is an honorary senior Clinical lecturer with University of Glasgow and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow. He has co-authored book chapters and has publications in international journals. He is actively involved in training of other Health Professionals including Opticians, Nurses and General Practitioners and regularly run courses for Optometrists. He is also a consultant trainer for opticians at the West of Scotland Teach and Treat (WOSCOTT) clinic.
Fees for medical consultation are paid directly to Dr Gupta. Scans, images and other tests required as part of the consultation are paid to Black & Lizars. These may include 3D OCT scanning, Optomap imaging and Visual Field examination.
Initial consultation fee: £150
Return consultation fee: £100
3D OCT scanning: £30
Optomap imaging: £30
Visual Field Examination: £30