Mr Balasubramanian Ramasamy is an ophthalmologist in Merseyside specialising in retinal, vitreoretinal and cataract surgery and providing laser eye surgery services to patients from Liverpool. This private ophthalmologist also provides general ophthalmic services (dry eyes, glaucoma management, lid diseases, entropion, excess lid skin and chalazion or lumps in eye lids) and has subspecialty interest in medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. He practices in Spire Murrayfield and also as an NHS consultant at Arrowe Park Hospital.
Ram’s expertise lies in:
• Cataract Surgery including Phacoemulsification with IOL Implants: An ophthalmologist providing a complete range of cataract surgery services, Ram has a cutting-edge experience in the process and provides bespoke advice to his patients. He also gives a range of IOL choices including multifocal and toric lenses.
• Retinal Diseases: This private ophthalmologist is highly experienced in training and management of patients suffering from diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, macular holes, retinal detachments, macular degeneration and epiretinal membrane.
Ram has completed an intensive surgical training in retinal surgery at the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and has authored 15 peer-reviewed publications. He has also co-authored review articles in Medscape CME and has research interest in retinoschisis, retinal detachment and endophthalmitis. Ram has conducted many successful laser eye surgeries in Merseyside and is also involved in teaching optometrists, nurses and training registrars. He was involved in the UK nationwide prospective study of endophthalmitis. It was the first nationwide study that investigated the risk factors and incidence of endophthalmitis following PPV (Pars plana vitrectomy).