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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.

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Additional information about Mrs Misha Badial

Medical retina, Refractive lens, Cataract surgery, Diabetic retinopathy, Age-related macular degeneration, Retinal vascular disease, Central serous retinopathy


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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.

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.

The following feedback has been shared by Misha Badial's patients:

"I just wanted to write to thank you for the cataract and lens replacement surgery you carried out on both of my eyes.

Although I was never sure what the outcome might be, the results have been way beyond anything I could have imagined. For the first time in many years I am not reliant on glasses and, in fact, have stopped using them altogether.

I understand I need to be patient as my eyes recover, but the results so far are spectacular. Funnily enough, it is in my day-to-day life where I notice it most. The ability to be able to clearly see the dashboard of my car or read a menu or even read a text sent by one of my daughters. The difference is fantastic.

And may I also thank you personally for making the entire process so comfortable and free of stress. Your kindness and your professionalism were outstanding and I really appreciate everything you have done for me. In very real terms, you have transformed my sight and, in so doing, have transformed my quality of life. Thank you so much." Paul