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Mrs Priya Prakash - Ophthalmology

Mrs Priya Prakash is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Hertfordshire, Rivers Hospital with special interest in Medical Retina and Cataract surgery.

Clinical interests

With more than 25 years of experience and a wide training in ophthalmology and medical retina,

Mrs Prakash offers treatment and expertise on a wide variety of ocular conditions including:·

Cataract surgery-Phacoemulsification with monofocal, multifocal and Toric  intraocular lenses   

Age related macular degeneration 

Diabetic eye disorders

Retinal vein occlusions  

Intravitreal injections

YAG Lasers and Argon Lasers

General Ophthalmology including Dry eyes, Lids and glaucoma

Mrs Prakash will see patients from 16 yrs+

Academic background

Mrs.Priya Prakash is extensively trained both in the UK and India. Her training was recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC) and she went on specialist register in 2010. She has been practicing in the UK since 1999.


Master of Surgery-1997

Fellowship of Royal college of Surgeons (Glasgow)Ophtalmology-1999

International Council of Ophthalmologist-1999

GMC -license to practice since 1999

Specialist Registration in Ophthalmology 2010

Her  professional roles include

• Consultant and Clinical Lead Ophthalmologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.

• Ophthalmology Lead for Diabetic and Medical Retina Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.

• Research Lead for Ophthalmology in approved clinical Trials at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.

• Medical Advisory Committee Ophthalmology representative at Rivers Hospital for Ophthalmology

• CESR assessor at Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London

• Examiner for FRCS at Royal College

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

01279 212952