Mr Akash Raj MBBS & MD (AIIMS), MRCS, DRCOphth, FRCS, FRCOphth, PG Dip (Distinction) Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma specialist and Cataract surgeon, Birmingham, Dudley, Ashby De La Zouch, Midlands, UK
Mr Akash Raj MBBS & MD (AIIMS), MRCS, DRCOphth, FRCS, FRCOphth, PG Dip (Distinction)Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma specialist and Cataract surgeon, Birmingham, Dudley, Ashby De La Zouch, Midlands, UK 

Please click on the links on the left to view individual topics from the following list:

            What is Glaucoma?

What is normal intraocular pressure (IOP=Pressure in the eye)?

Basis of Eye Pressure & Aqueous humour circulation

Does eye pressure change during various time of the day?

Who is at risk of Glaucoma?

How will I know if I have Glaucoma?

What are the types of Glaucoma?

What is Angle Closure / Narrow Angle Glaucoma ?

What causes Glaucoma?

What is Ocular Hypertension?

Why is corneal thickness important?

What are the risk factors for Glaucoma?

Can the risk factors for glaucoma be stratified?

A relative has Glaucoma, should I be worried?

Glaucoma & Blindness

Glaucoma & Driving

Glaucoma Monitoring & Tests

Glaucoma & Visual field loss

Reliability of visual field test & how best to perform it

Medical treatment for Glaucoma

Some important & interesting facts about eye drops


Laser Treatment for Glaucoma

·         Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)

·       Micropulse Laser Trabeculoplasty (MDLT)

·          Yag Laser Peripheral Iridotomy (LPI)

·          Cyclodiode Lser Treatment (CPC)


Surgery for Glaucoma: Glaucoma drainage surgery

·          iStents

·          Trabeculectomy + Mitomycin C

·         Glaucoma Tube Implant surgery

·         Can I swim or wear contact lenses after Glaucoma surgery?



Cataract Surgery: Risks & Benefits 

When should I go for cataract surgery?

Microincisional ('stitchless') cataract Surgery

What is 'after cataract' and what is it's treatment?

Can cataract grow back again after cataract surgery? 



Private & NHS patients

How to see Mr Raj

For private patients & referrals


Mr Akash Raj 

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma specialist & Cataract surgeon


West Midland Hospital

(Alternate Thursday AM)

Colman Hill


West Midlands

B63 2AH



01384 632 640


Private Secretary: Liz Carter : 01384 632 636 

                               Fax:     01384 632702

                                            FAO Liz Carter




Mr Akash Raj

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma & Cataract specialist


BMI The Priory Hospital, Edgbaston

(Thursday PM)
Priory Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands
B5 7UG
0121 446 1638
(Consultation by appointment only)
Private Secretary:
Liz Carter
Direct Line: 01384632636 






For NHS Referrals through GP/Opticians


Mr Akash Raj

Consultant Ophthalmologist (Glaucoma Lead)


Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road


West Midlands



Phone: 01384456111

Extn. 5815 (NHS Secretary: Lyn Eaton)


Fax:     01384244880

            FAO  Lyn Eaton


Mr Raj's private consultation times

Telephone consultations @ mutually convenient times. Please see options above.


Thursdays (alternate) 9am to 12 Noon @ West Midland Hospital, Colman Hill, Halesowen.




EveryThursday (2 pm - 4 pm) @   The Priory Hospital, Edgbaston(With prior appointments only)





Ashby Eye Clinic: 


Every Friday at Dr Dawes's Surgery. Please call the surgery for appointments.

The Surgery, Ashby
30 North Street
Leicestershire, LE65 1HS
Tel: 01530 417415

Please lookout for timings.



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