The Latest from Rahila Zakir

As lockdown slowly lifts, we continue to take health and safety precautions for our patients and our team. Consultations are done via video wherever possible, and face to face clinics have resumed. High standards of protection and disinfection are maintained during and between consultations. Rahila will be wearing a mask, gloves and will be in scrubs, the equipment is cleaned between patients, and appointments have been spread out so that there is only one patient at a time – waiting rooms are relatively empty and 2m social distancing is possible.

Are cataract operations being done now?

In many parts of the country, planned and routine operations were put on hold as NHS hospitals prepared for, or coped with, admissions due to coronavirus. Many hospitals stopped everything except...

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EURETINA Meeting

EURETINA Meeting

Rahila Zakir and a team of junior doctors presented a poster of their early results with real world use of Jetrea (Ocriplasmin) for macular holes and vitreomacular traction at EURETINA,...

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ISOPT Meeting

ISOPT Meeting

Rahila presents the ‘The INJECT study: a non-interventional, multi-centre, worldwide study in patients treated with JETREA’ at ISOPT, The International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology...

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Setting up a JETREA® Injection Service

Setting up a JETREA® Injection Service

Rahila shared her experience of setting up a Jetrea (Ocriplasmin) injection service for vitreomacular traction and macular holes at the Mecical EducTion Event, JETREA® (ocriplasmin)...

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BEAVRS Annual Meeting, Bristol

BEAVRS Annual Meeting, Bristol

Rahila supervised a foundation year doctor with an interest in ophthalmology and a team of ophthalmology trainees to present their study of Open Globe Injuries in West London. The...

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Lecture on Vitreoretinal Conditions

Lecture on Vitreoretinal Conditions

Rahila Zakir gave a lecture giving an update of vitreoretinal conditions at the Staff and Associate Specialists Study Day, with some excellent feedback:- 75 delegates provided feedback...

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July News

July News

Rahila Zakir submitted a new drugs application for Jetrea for the treatment of macular holes and vitreomacular traction, and this is now available for use in the NHS for North West...

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