Balasubramanian Ramasamy

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Balasubramanian Ramasamy

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).

Specialised In

Cataract Surgery

Expert In This Speciality

General Ophthalmology

Expert In This Speciality

Retinal laser treatment

Expert In This Speciality


Phacoemulsifiation with IOL implant
Dry eyes
Glaucoma management
Lid diseases
Excess lid skin
Diabetic retinopathy
Macular degeneration
Retinal vein occlusions
Epiretinal membranes and retinal detachments
Medical and Surgical Treatment for Retinal diseases



Royal College of Ophthalmologists



Royal College of Ophthalmologists


M.S (Ophthalmology)

Dr MGR Medical University



Dr MGR Medical University


Experience Details

Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon

2014 - Present

Wirral University Teaching Hospials NHS Foundation Trust

Vitreo Retinal Fellowship

2013 - 2014

University of Auckland - Greenlane Clinical Centre

Vitreo Retinal Fellow

2012 - 2013

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Locum Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

2012 - 2012

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Specialty Registrar in Ophthalmology

2007 - 2012

Mersey Deanery

Trainee in Ophthalmology

2002 - 2007

Lincoln County Hospitals and Warrinton Hospitals


Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Member of the British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons (BEAVRS)

Member of the American Society of Retinal Surgeons (ASRS)




Clinical Research Fellowship in Vitreo Retina, Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Auckland and Auckland City Hospital

Express Appointment

Spire Murrayfield Hospital

Spire Murrayfield Hospital

Holmwood drive, Thingwall, Wirral, CH61 1AU, Merseyside

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