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


Stourside Hospital (part of West midland Hospital)

60 Bradley Road



01384 505 183


(Alternate Thursday PM)



01384 632 640


Private Secretary: Liz Carter : 01384 632 636 






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)



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