Mr Tahir Farooq

Ophthalmologist in London

MBChB FRCOphth

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Mr Tahir Farooq is a highly regarded consultant ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon who currently practices at the King's College Hospital, London. Mr Farooq specialises in numerous medical conditions related to the human eye, such as eye trauma, eye removal, watery eyes, droopy eyelids, as well as ingrowing eyelashes, but to name a few. In terms of research, Mr Farooq's main areas of interest include skin cancer, thyroid eye disease, facial nerve palsy and blepharospasm

Mr Farooq, the experienced oculoplastic reconstructive surgeon, officially graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2007 with a bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery degree. He then went on to successfully complete his basic training in the North West Thames, London, before going on to undertake ophthalmic specialist training in the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield. To-date, Mr Farooq has gained invaluable and extensive ophthalmic experience, thanks, at large, to his completion of specialist registrar training at a whole host of high-calibre hospitals based in Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Hereford and Walsall. 

To add to an already outstanding medically focused cirriculum, Mr Tahir Farooq also regularly mentors undergraduate medical students at the University of Birmingham, has published an extensive amount of publications in various peer-reviewed journals, and has also completed intensive oculoplastic training in Birmingham Midland Eye Centre and Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital. 

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28/02/2024

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Very efficient friendly and professional

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19/01/2024

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Following a fall in the home resulting in cuts to the face and eyelid I received excellent care and service from Dr Farooq and his team all better now thankyou

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20/12/2023

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I had a right watery discharging eye. There was a blocked tear duct that caused me much distress. Mr Tahir Farooq performed a right endonasal DCR and tubes operation which was successful in curing my symptoms 100%. I am delighted and I would recommend Mr Farooq to anyone

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20/12/2023

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Helpful and answered all my questions - had injury to my left eye and he helped with the process. Now I will be getting an eye removal and he is helping me with that. I'm happy with everything thank you


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