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Mr Velota Sung is a vastly experienced and highly regarded consultant ophthalmologist based in Birmingham. He is a glaucoma and cataract expert who specialises in cataract surgery, glaucoma management, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, small incision cataract surgery, combined cataract and glaucoma surgeries, glaucoma tube-shunt surgery and angle-closure glaucoma.

Mr Sung has been working as a consultant eye surgeon at the regional Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre for over 17 years. He is a pioneer in the field of complex glaucoma surgeries, he developed a safe surgery system for tube-shunt implant surgery and was the first ophthalmologist in the UK to use goniosynechialysis for angle-closure glaucoma surgery. He is also an expert in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and complex cataract surgery in glaucoma patients.

Mr Sung graduated from the University of Wales, He undertook a comprehensive eye specialist training programme at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham and then a glaucoma fellowship at the world-renowned Moorfield Eye Hospital. While working in his current consultant role he continued his studies, achieving an MSc in medical leadership from the University of Warwick in 2013.

He is extremely passionate about education and research, as well as contributing to countless peer-reviewed medical publications. He has trained over 20 glaucoma specialists working in UK and overseas. He also runs a research programme through which he supervises PhD and MD research projects. Additionally, Mr Sung is a clinical trial scholar at the Birmingham Clinical Trial Unit and an examiner for the Royal College of ophthalmologists.

Mr Sung was awarded with an NHS Bronze National Clinical Excellence award, in recognition of his outstanding care.


Especialista en

Cataract surgery

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Glaucoma surgery

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Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)



What are cataracts? Cataracts occur when the lens in the eye becomes cloudy, either completely or partially. Cataracts occur most commonly due ...

Open angle glaucoma

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Angle closure glaucoma

What is angle-closure glaucoma? ...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Angle closure glaucoma
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Chalazion
  • Contact lens related problems
  • Cornea
  • Corneal diseases
  • Emergency eye care
  • Eye flashes
  • Eyelid lump
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma drainage devices
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Myopia
  • Open angle glaucoma
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Retinal tear
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT)
  • Visual impairment
  • Vitreomacular traction

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  • BMI The Priory Hospital
    Priory Rd, Birmingham, United Kingdom B5 7UG - Birmingham
    (+44) 01218289905
  • BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital
    St Andrews Rd, Droitwich Spa, Droitwich, United Kingdom WR9 8DN - Droitwich (Droitwich Spa)
    (+44) 01218289905
  • Stourside Hospital
    60 Bradley Rd, Halesowen, Stourbridge, United Kingdom DY8 1UX - Halesowen (Birmingham)
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  • The Westbourne Centre
    53 Church Rd, Birmingham, United Kingdom B15 3SJ - Birmingham
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