Mr Parwez Hossain is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology in Southampton, Hampshire, specialising in patients with cornea & external diseases of the eye, such as Cataracts, Keratoconus, Infections, Dry Eyes, Blepharitis, Contact Lens Associated Keratitis, Herpes Keratitis, Allergic Eye Disease, Pterygium & Scleritis.
A highly qualified ophthalmologist in Hampshire
Mr Parwez Hossain, MB ChB, PhD, FHEA, FRCOphth, FRCS(Ed), qualified from Aberdeen University in 1990 and trained in Aberdeen, Nottingham & Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, USA. In 2005, he was appointed as Senior Lecturer/Consultant Ophthalmologist at the University of Southampton & Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, where he does a combination of out-patient clinics, surgery, research & teaching.
His special clinical interests include patients who need complex eye surgery such as Advanced Cataracts, Corneal Transplantation and Ocular Surface Surgery.
Mr Hossain's research interest in ophthalmology started when he was awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship to investigate the mechanisms of ocular inflammatory disease. This research period formed the basis of his PhD. Currently, he runs a research programme at Southampton University, where he leads a team developing new therapies for sight threatening corneal inflammation & infections.
Conditions treated by Consultant Ophthalmologist Mr Hossain in Hampshire
As a Consultant Ophthalmologist & Ophthalmic Surgeon, Mr Hossain treats all types of patients with Cornea & External Diseases, such as Cataracts, Keratoconus, Infections, Dry Eyes, Blepharitis, Contact Lens Associated Keratitis, Herpes Keratitis, Allergic Eye Disease, Pterygium & Scleritis. Many patients require complex eye surgery such as corneal transplantation (keratoplasty), advanced cataract surgery, Pterygium Excision. Mr Hossain also performs routine cataract surgery.
Mr Hossain is Associate Editor of the international journal ‘Eye’, Scientific Committee Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The Cornea Society.