Dr Meg Das



GMC number: 6094193



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  • Alternate Wednesdays, 13:30 - 16:30
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Dr Das is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular diseases and retinal vascular disorders. She has over 15 years of experience in Ophthalmology and has trained in Glasgow and the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh.

Dr Das takes an active role in Postgraduate Education and is currently an Educational Supervisor for Ophthalmology trainees in Edinburgh and Fife. She is actively involved in Undergraduate Medical Education at the Edinburgh Medical School and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology at the Edinburgh University.

Dr Das is part of the Advisory Group on Macula and Medical Retina Service Improvement at NHS Lothian. She also has a keen interest in simulation-based training of ophthalmic procedures, mainly lasers in the management of retinal disease.

Dr Das has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at many national and international meetings. She is involved in research in macular and retinal degeneration.


Special interests

  • Diabetic Eye Disease and Lasers 
  • Macular Degeneration 
  • Retinal Vascular disorders

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Bengali

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Meg Das at Nuffield Health

  • Glaucoma surgery (Trabeculectomy)
  • YAG Capsulotomy

Locations Dr Meg Das works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh University Hospital

Insurers Dr Meg Das works with

Dr Meg Das works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Dr Meg Das does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Meg Das does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Meg Das does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.

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