Mr. Assad Jalil is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretinal and
Cataract Surgeon and Uveitis Specialist at Manchester Royal Eye
Hospital. He has received comprehensive general ophthalmic surgical
training from Manchester before undergoing further sub-specialist
training in the dual fields of Surgical and Medical Retina and Uveitis. He
was appointed as a Consultant in Vitreoretinal surgery and Uveitis at
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2014. Mr. Jalil has also set up a new
vitreo-retinal service at Rochdale Infirmary covering North Manchester
in a joint collaboration between Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
Mr Jalil has extensive experience is all aspects of latest vitreoretinal surgery including 23G, 25G and 27G pars plana vitrectomies. He has a special interest in surgical and medical management of vitreous and retinal diseases including Retinal detachment; Diabetic retinopathy; Macular diseases like macular hole and epiretinal membranes; Floaters; Retinal vein occlusions; and Age-related Macular Degeneration (including intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy). In addition he is an expert of complex, sight-threatening ocular inflammatory disorders (uveitis) especially in the use of immunosuppressive medications and vitrectomy in dealing with this condition. His surgical expertise also encompasses simple and complex cataract surgery. He regularly audits his practice to ensure the highest standards of quality of care.
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With gratitude for your impressive concentration, sound judgements, patience in answering my questions and for showing that you wanted a good outcome. - A very small and entirely unimaginative gift because I wanted to say 'thank you'
I have nothing but admiration and thanks to Mr.Jalil's team @ManchesterREH for once again giving me the best treatment possible. Thank you.
Dear Mr. Jalil,
I write to thank you for the care and consideration you have shown towards me following the surgery on my eye. It is difficult to express adequately my gratitude and admiration for your skills and surgical expertise. Nevertheless I thank you more sincerely for "rescuing" the sight of my right eye, I was extremely fortunate.
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