Mr Mohamed El-Ashry is a highly experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon in Swindon who specialises in cataract surgery (using standard, premium and toric lenses), refractive lens replacement, vitreoretinal surgery including macular hole surgery, epiretinal membrane, retinal detachment, vitreomacular traction and ocular trauma. Additionally, he manages medical disorders of the retina such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion including Anti-VEGF treatments. Mr El-Ashry also has an extensive experience in high-risk and complicated cataract surgeries.
Mr El-Ashry undertook his basic specialist training in the Midlands and subsequently completed his higher specialist training in Edinburgh. He was awarded MD for his research on the genetics of ocular diseases. Mr El-Ashry has completed advanced fellowships in surgical retina in Edinburgh and Sheffield, followed by a surgical and medical retina fellowship in Hull.
Mr El-Ashry has presented more than 34 papers and posters in various international and national conferences and meetings. He has published over 24 papers in peer-reviewed journals.