Mr Altaf H Natha


Practising since: 1996



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  • Saturday AM (fortnightly)
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Orthoptics is the measurement, diagnosis, and treatment of eye movement defects and how the eyes move together, called binocular vision. Altaf is an advanced private Orthoptist. He works closely with Ophthalmologists sub specialise in paediatric and neuro-ophthalmic conditions. He sees both children and adults. His main focus is on vision development, neuro-ophthalmic and paediatric management.

His initial training was in Orthoptics at the University of Liverpool. He has completed The Mary Seacole leadership programme and teaches university students who are training in Orthoptics. He leads the Orthoptic team in the NHS at Queen’s Hospital also supports the bereavement services.

Mr Natha accepts orthoptic referrals from all consultant ophthalmologists, neurologists, neuro-surgeons, hospital paediatricians, community paediatricians, developmental paediatricians, community orthoptists, General Practitioners (GP) and optometrists. It is recommended that self-referrals first get a letter from their GP or a referring medical professional.

Special interests

  • Paediatrics and neuro ophthalmic.
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vision and eye motility assessment in children and adults
  • Pre- and post-operative assessment strabismus (squint)
  • Binocular vision assessment
  • Management of double vision
  • Visual field analysis

Other interests

  • Strabismus (squints)
  • Amblyopia (reduced or lazy vision)
  • Eye-tracking (two eyes working together)
  • Nystagmus (wobbly eyes)
  • Vision development in children
  • Genetics
  • Myopia
  • Visual field testing

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu

Locations Mr Altaf H Natha works with

  • High Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5HX

    020 8505 3311
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Related experience


  • British and Irish Orthoptic Society
  • Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Other posts held

  • Queen’s Hospital, Romford - Head of Optical Services

Insurers Mr Altaf H Natha works with

Mr Altaf H Natha works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Healthcare RM
  • HealthFund
  • Health-on-Line
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • Police Mutual
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Standard Life
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Universal Provident
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Mr Altaf H Natha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Altaf H Natha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Altaf H Natha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.

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