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Mrs Misha Badial

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Misha Badial is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Sulis Hospital with a special interest in cataract surgery and treating retinal diseases.

She graduated in medicine with distinction from the University of Leeds gaining a 1st class Honours degree in Clinical Sciences.

She completed a medical rotation including Neuro-ophthalmology and neurology in Charing Cross hospital in London which led to her embarking on a career in Ophthalmology. She completed her structured Ophthalmology training in the well-renowned Birmingham Midland Eye Hospital.

She sub-specialised in medical retina alongside cataract surgery and pursued a fellowship in the world-famous Moorfields Eye Hospital. Her fellowship included cataract surgery, diabetic eye diseases, macular degeneration, vascular occlusions of the retina, inflammatory eye disease, and inherited eye disease.

She has a substantive NHS consultant at Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS foundation trust where she specialises in retinal diseases. She is the trust lead for Diabetic eye disease as well the lead for education and training of ophthalmologists.

She has a particular interest in ‘premium lens’ implants which treat the cataract issue, correct astigmatism as well enabling patients to see clearly for the distance as well for the near.

Misha is very keen on innovations in the treatment of macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions and diabetic eye disease and takes a lot of pride in always doing the best for all her patients.

She is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She also sits on the Medications, therapeutics committee at her NHS practice and is part of the medical Advisory Committee in Sulis Hospital where she is the Representative for the Ophthalmologists.

She is a keen painter and enjoys cooking food from different nations in her spare time.

Clinical specialities


  • Diabetic retinopathy and oedema treatment

  • Eyelid cyst chalazion

  • Eyelid cyst removal

  • Medical retina

  • Posterior capsule opacification

  • Yag laser capsulotomy

  • Cataract surgery

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Additional information about Mrs Misha Badial

Mrs Badial's specialist interest is medical retina related disease so she pursued a Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. This fellowship allowed vast exposure to research and clinical experience in Age-Related Macular degeneration, eye diseases related to diabetes, retinal vein occlusions, infectious and non-infectious inflammatory eye diseases.

Retinal disease is her main passion along with minimally invasive cataract Surgery. She left Moorfields Eye Hospital to take up the Ophthalmology Consultant position here in Bath.

Misha is the lead for diabetic retinopathy screening through her NHS consultant position at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. Her team have received accolades such as The Team of the Month Award at the RUH. She is heavily involved in teaching and training to ensure excellent care is given to the diabetic population locally.

As the lead for ophthalmology teaching, Misha supports Bristol medical students at The University of Bristol. She organises one-to-one as well as group teaching to enhance student on the subject of eye-related diseases. She is passionate about passing on her knowledge.

Mrs Badial is a keen oil painter and has pursued this hobby since her school days when she used to exhibit her work in national galleries. She is passionate about international cooking and has taken up yoga for fitness and relaxation purposes. She is married to a GP in Bath.

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NHS consultant position at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.

Age-related macular degeneration
Diabetic macular oedema
Macular oedema related to retinal vascular occlusions
Central serous retinopathy

General Medical Council

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

American Ophthalmology Association

Misha is on a number of national advisory boards including BAYER, NOVARTIS and Alimera Sciences. She provides educational information on the use of anti-VEGF in wet macular degeneration. She regularly attends international meetings to share and update knowledge including Euretina, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), World Ophthalmology Congress and Annual Congress.

Misha provides informative talks to both the general public and referring clinicians including optometrists.

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