Jaheed Khan archive

Mr Jaheed Khan is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

He graduated from the Royal Free Hospital and University College London Medical School where he received a first class distinction for his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurosciences in 1993 and Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine degrees in 1997.

Treatments that Mr Khan performs at Clinica London:

His special expertise is in cataract surgery and conditions affecting the back of the eye, the retina, including AMD, diabetic retinopathy, and various other diseases of the retina.

To learn more about Mr Khan or the conditions he treats, please contact us.

Blogs about Jaheed Khan

Incision and curettage, getting rid of your chalazion once and for all

Are you bothered by a recurrent lump on your eyelid? This is most likely to be a chalazion, and it’s particularly stubborn. It may vary in size and may sometimes even shrink back, but it never goes away entirely! However, you don’t have to put up with it - at Clinica London, we offer a same-day, one-stop treatment package that will zap your chalazion for good. Click here to find out more.

By |2018-12-14T12:19:18+00:00November 26th, 2018|Chalazion, General Eye Conditions, Jaheed Khan, Jane Olver, Laura Crawley, Naz Raoof, Sajjad Ahmad|Comments Off on Incision and curettage, getting rid of your chalazion once and for all

Suffering from an itchy, red eye? We’ll diagnose your condition and provide the right treatment

Suffering from an itchy red eye is not only irritating but can make you feel self-conscious. The most likely explanation is blepharitis, which has a variety of causes. It’s important to get the problem diagnosed as soon as possible to prevent it from getting worse, and to make sure that it doesn’t come back. Our experts at Clinica London can help.

By |2018-12-14T12:00:11+00:00November 22nd, 2018|General Eye Conditions, Jaheed Khan, Jane Olver, Laura Crawley, Naz Raoof, Sajjad Ahmad|Comments Off on Suffering from an itchy, red eye? We’ll diagnose your condition and provide the right treatment

Cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) often occur together with ageing, but Mr Jaheed Khan can help you

If you’re having difficulty reading a book or a newspaper, for example, and you notice some visual distortion in one eye, this can be a sign of age-related macular degeneration. However, your symptoms may have other causes, so it’s essential to get the right diagnosis. If you also have a cataract, then Mr Jaheed Khan can help you, as the two conditions often develop together with ageing. When you come into the clinic, you will undergo a series of tests before seeing Mr Khan, who will accurately diagnose your condition and advise on the best course of treatment.

By |2018-12-13T17:11:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Cataracts, Jaheed Khan|Comments Off on Cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) often occur together with ageing, but Mr Jaheed Khan can help you

If you have both diabetes and cataracts Mr Jaheed Khan will look after you

Unfortunately, diabetes can affect the retina and make the onset of cataracts more likely at a younger age. Therefore, it's vital to maintain proper control of diabetes to help reduce the risk of retinopathy and cataracts. If you are over the age of 55 and diabetic, you should consult Mr Jaheed Khan, who can check your retina for any signs of disease and advise you on the best course of treatment, if necessary.

By |2018-12-13T17:08:32+00:00October 17th, 2018|Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Jaheed Khan|Comments Off on If you have both diabetes and cataracts Mr Jaheed Khan will look after you

Is cataract surgery safe?

Complications of cataract surgery are extremely rare. Our consultant surgeon, Mr Jaheed Khan, is very gentle and patient and he has a complication rate that is much lower than the national average. There is always a minute possibility that retinal detachment or infection and inflammation will occur, but on the rare occasion that it does, the vast majority of patients will make a complete recovery.

By |2018-12-13T17:05:25+00:00October 16th, 2018|Cataracts, Jaheed Khan|Comments Off on Is cataract surgery safe?

If you have cataracts and age-related vision degeneration, Mr Jaheed Khan can help you

Mr Jaheed Khan is Clinica London’s cataract surgeon and retina specialist. His patients are very often older people who may well have a combination of a cataract and age-related degeneration. In particular, he specialises in age-related or diabetic retinopathy. If you have cataracts in both eyes, unfortunately, it is not possible to do both procedures on the same day, but the operations can take place one or two weeks apart. Here’s what to expect if you have cataract assessment and surgery.

By |2018-12-13T16:59:56+00:00October 15th, 2018|About Clinica London, Cataracts, General Eye Conditions, Jaheed Khan|Comments Off on If you have cataracts and age-related vision degeneration, Mr Jaheed Khan can help you

When should you get a general eye check up? – Part 1

Any patient over the age of 55 should have an eye check up ever one to three years, even if they have no symptoms of visual problems. Once you are over 65, you should have a general eye check up every one to two years. However, you should have your eyes checked more often if you have a family history of eye disease.

By |2018-07-26T15:38:56+00:00July 26th, 2018|About Clinica London, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, General Eye Conditions, Glaucoma, Jaheed Khan, Jane Olver, Laura Crawley, Michel Michaelides, Sajjad Ahmad|Comments Off on When should you get a general eye check up? – Part 1

Mr Khan tells us about laser treatment for posterior capsular opacification after cataract surgery

Some patients develop a little bit of mistiness after a cataract surgery. That might be Posterior capsular opacification (POC) which a small percentage of people experience after cataract surgery - We can treat this condition with the Lumenis Duet laser.

By |2018-02-05T12:15:52+00:00January 8th, 2018|Cataracts, Jaheed Khan|Comments Off on Mr Khan tells us about laser treatment for posterior capsular opacification after cataract surgery

Mr Khan outlines the safety and potential risks of cataract surgery

After cataract surgery, redness, pain or blurriness are red flag symptoms! When undergoing cataract surgery, you should be aware of the risks that can occur. For a cataract surgery, 4% is the quoted national standard for minor complications. Find out more on this blog post with Jaheed Khan.

By |2018-02-05T12:11:41+00:00January 7th, 2018|Cataracts, Jaheed Khan|Comments Off on Mr Khan outlines the safety and potential risks of cataract surgery