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Macular Services (AMD)

Service Description

The macular treatment centre was set up to deliver new treatments for macular diseases including wet age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular oedema and many other conditions which are sight-threatening.  Effective treatments for most of these diseases have become available within the last 10 years.  A full range of state of the art diagnostic equipment is used in testing patients before starting and continuing treatment.  A comprehensive range of treatment options are available including eye injection treatments and the latest laser technology.



The following Consultants do treatment sessions on the macular treatment centre:-

Mr Sajjid Mahmood (Clinical Lead)

Professor Tariq Aslam

Mr Konstantinos Balaskas

Ms Kanchan Bhan

Professor Paul Bishop

Ms Romi Chhabra

Ms Yvonne D'Souza

Ms Laura Steeples

Ms Amy Stone

Mr George Turner


Conditions Treated

Most common problems treated include:-

Wet age-related macular degeneration

Central and Branch Retinal vein occlusion

Myopic choroidal neovascularisation

Diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema


The macular treatment centre also treats rare macular diseases and is a teriary referral centre often receiving patients from the North West and North Wales.

The Macular treatment centre is also active in teaching and research into most macular diseases.


Treatment Options

Ranibizumab (Lucentis)

Afibercept (Eylea)

Bevacizumab (Avastin)

Dexamethasone (Ozurdex)

Fluocinolone (Iluvien)

Verteporfin photodynamic therapy

Retinal Laser


Contact Number

0161 276 1234 (Main Switchboard)


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