Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Professor Adnan Tufail is an highly esteemed and experienced leading London-based ophthalmologist, who specialises in medical retina disorders and cataract surgery in the context of retinal diseases. He is the current clinical and research lead at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

His current areas of clinical research include novel drug and cell therapies for AMDdiabetic retinopathy and myopic degeneration, as well as a number of rare and complex retina disorders. To-date, Professor Tufail's professional medical career has been dominated by his dedicated treatment of retina blinding disorders. Professor Tufail is also well-regarded for his excellent work on complex and rare retinal disorders.

The highly revered Professor Tufail, who has been a consultant ophthalmologist at the London-based Moorfields Eye Hospital since 2003, has, impressively and deservedly, had his research recognised and awarded. Thanks to his excellent and constant contribution to eye research, he was awarded the position of professor at the highly established Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL (University College London). He was also voted as one of the top 10 most influential ophthalmologists in the world by his peers in 2018. 

Professor Tufail has published extensively in clinical and scientific journals and is invited to lecture widely around the world. He has been engaged in clinical research trials which become a cornerstone for treatment protocols for a number of retinal disorders such as intravitreal injection therapy.

Especialista en


Index: What is the retina?...

Macular degeneration (AMD)

What is macular degeneration? The macula is the part of the eye that provides us with clear vision. As we grow, its function loses its abilitie...

Diabetic retinopathy



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What is myopia? Myopia means short-sightedness. People with myopia cannot see things clearly in the distance without wearing glasses or contact...

Retinal vein occlusion

What is retinal vein occlusion? Retinal vein occlusion is a blockage in the vein that carries blood away from the retina. ...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Cataracts
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Intravitreal injection
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Myopia
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Retina
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Visual impairment
  • Vitrectomy

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