Miss Varuni Gunasekera

Speciality: Ophthalmology

Role at hospital

Consultant Opthalmologist

Clinics (Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital)

Monday afternoon: General clinic and monthly cataract clinic

Tuesday morning: Medical Retina clinic and monthly uveitis clinic

Wednesday afternoon: Diabetic macular oedema treatment clinic

Thursday morning: Laser clinic
Thursday afternoon: Diabetic eye disease clinic

Alternate Friday mornings: Laser clinic

Specialist interests

  • Cataract surgery
  • Medical Retinal conditions including diabetic eye conditions
  • Treatment of diabetic macular oedema with intra-vitreal anti-VEGF injections
  • Steroid implants
  • Laser treatments for a variety of conditions¬†

Qualifications and training

Cambridge University MB.BChir 2002

M.A. (cantab) Medical Sciences: Pharmacology 2003

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

On the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Ophthalmology

After completing general medical training, I completed specialist ophthalmic training in the Oxford region and undertook further specialist Medical Retina training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Other interests

My hobbies include swimming, reading and travelling to new places.

Married to David, with two school-age children.


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