(CATARACT, LASIK AND RETINA SPECIALIST)
MBBS (Dow), MSc (UK), MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCOphth (London), CCT (UK), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCOphth (London)
Dr Rehman Siddiqui is a British fellowship trained Eye Surgeon based in Karachi, Pakistan
Dr Rehman Siddiqui is the Director of Retina Service at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. He specializes in the management of retinal disorders such as retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, macular holes and macular degeneration. He is the only fellowship trained retinal surgeon with a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the General Medical Council of the UK, practicing in Karachi. The CCT is awarded when a doctor is assessed to have a very high standard of training in the UK and is allowed to practice without supervision. Dr Rehman Siddiqui is one of the only two members of American Society of Retina Specialists in Pakistan and the only one in Karachi. As a retinal surgeon, he has vast experience of dealing with advanced and complex cataracts, in addition to dealing with complications of cataract surgery.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision.
laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.
The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye on the inside.