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Optegra Surgeon Oliver Backhouse Leading the Way on Vision Correction Excellence & Giving Back to Eye Health Causes


Guildford, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/04/2017 -- Ophthalmic surgeon Oliver Backhouse is more than just one of the brightest talents within the eye care profession. Practicing his trade at the state of the art Optegra Eye Hospital in Yorkshire,           Mr Backhouse has also strived to give back to the community through charitable initiatives, most notably by founding MOSS (Madagascan Organisation for Saving Sight). The consultant is also a keen member of the Yorkshire World Blindness 2020 Group, founded to promote eye health programmes in developing countries.

Professionally, Mr Backhouse has enjoyed a vividly successful career to date. Having qualified in 1992 as a doctor, he worked at Great Ormond Street Children's hospital before becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1997. To date, Mr Backhouse enjoys the distinction of having over 30 peer reviewed publications. In 2003, he joined Optegra – widely mooted as the UK's most trusted eye health care group, with seven dedicated nationwide eye hospitals. While the leading eye health group offer a total A to Z of eye health solutions, Optegra also offer leading vision correction procedures including Clarivu lens replacement, and LASIK/LASEK laser eye surgery. In addition, Optegra are among a handful of elite laser eye surgery providers in the UK offering ReLEx SMILE – the most advanced 3rd generation keyhole laser eye treatment available in the world.

Mr Backhouse (BSc, MB BS, FRCOphth) is renowned in various areas of work including Advanced Cataract Surgery, Vision Correction Surgery (Clarivu) for Short Sight, Long Sight and Astigmatism, Macular Degeneration (AMD), Uveitis (eye inflammation), and Neuro-Ophthalmology. Having carried out thousands of successful operations with access to the very latest technology, techniques and treatments at Optegra, Oliver Backhouse is able to offer patients the very pinnacle of standards within eye health care.

Besides his considerable surgical prowess, qualifications and experience, Mr Backhouse is also a member of the following:

- UK and European Refractive Surgery Society
- North American Neuro-Ophthalmological Society (NANOS)
- European Neuro-Ophthalmological Society (EUNOS)
- International Uveitis Society
- British Uveitis Group and UK Bechets Forum
- Worshipful Society of Apothecaries
- North of England Ophthalmological Society

Learn more about Oliver Backhouse and the range of A-Z eye health care Solutions offered at Optegra by visiting the Optegra Eye Hospital Yorkshire site where he is a leading consultant.

To learn more about Optegra, UK's most trusted eye hospital group as rated by patients visit or call 0808 273 6059 Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-4pm.

For media enquiries contact Tukshad Engineer – Head of Digital at Optegra - 0755 499 4155 |

About Optegra Eye Health Care
Optegra Eye Health Care is a specialist provider of ophthalmic services in the UK, China, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany.  Optegra operates nationwide eye hospitals and clinics in the UK and brings together leading edge research and medical expertise, state-of-the-art surgical equipment and top ophthalmic surgeons renowned for their areas of expertise to offer excellent clinical outcomes in laser eye surgery, lens replacement (Clarivu™), cataract removal, AMD, vitreoretinal and oculoplastic procedures all carried out in five-star patient facilities.

Tukshad Engineer, Head of Digital at Optegra
Company: Optegra Eye Health Care
Phone: 0755 499 4155
Address: Surrey Research Park, The Surrey Research Park, 10 Alan Turing Rd, Guildford GU2 7YF, United Kingdom