Name: Ali A. Mearza
Qualifications: MB BS (Lon), FRCOphth
Dr Mearza is a specialist ophthalmologist and has full specialist registration with the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom.
He qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London in 1996 and undertook both his basic and higher Ophthalmic surgical training in London. After completing a Corneal Fellowship at Moorfields NHS Trust, he joined the Emmetropia Mediterranean Eye Institute in 2006.
As well as modern small incision cataract surgery, his interests include lamellar corneal grafting techniques, refractive laser surgery, accommodative and phakic intra-ocular lenses, pterygium surgery, INTACS for keratoconus, anterior segment reconstruction and corneal inflammatory disease.
He also has a strong interest in voluntary ophthalmic work, and has conducted several trips to needy areas in India, Bali and Myanmar. The latter was the result of links established while Dr Mearza was working at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney and the outback region of Broken Hill, Australia.
He has published over 15 peer reviewed papers and has presented at numerous National and International meetings.
His most recent research has focused on Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) and he has presented on this topic at major prestigious conferences in Europe and the United States.
He is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Ali Mearza was a Fellow Doctor in Emmetropia Mediterranean Eye Clinic during the period 2006-2007.