Mr Arun Brahma is an expert consultant ophthalmic surgeon based in Manchester specialising in cornea, cataract and refractive laser and lens surgery. He is also an expert in treating keratoconus, long and short-sightedness and performing corneal transplants and multifocal and toric lens implants.
Mr Brahma graduated from Manchester Medical School in 1988 and continued his training in Leeds, Manchester and Dundee. He was then appointed as a consultant ophthalmic surgeon in the Cornea and Anterior Segment Service at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2000. One year later, Mr Brahma set up the Refractive Surgery Suite; one of the first hospitals in the UK to offer both laser and lens surgery.
Mr Brahma has pioneered several corneal transplant techniques and has also introduced many new surgical techniques to Manchester, including collagen crosslinking, Intacs, Kerarings and topographic guided laser treatment. He has contributed to numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and is a co-investigator in research studies funded by the Medical Research Council and BBSE Council in Manchester, Lancaster and Cardiff universities.