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Arun Brahma


To book a consultation with Arun Brahma:

Call: 0161 445 6278 or 07899 790 029

Mr Arun Brahma

Cornea, Cataract, Anterior Segment, Refractive Laser & Lens Surgery
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital



Having qualified from Manchester Medical School in 1988, Arun Brahma performed his training in Leeds, Manchester and Dundee. Following his appointment as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the Cornea and Anterior Segment Service at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2000, Arun then set up the Refractive Surgery Suite in 2001, forming one of the earliest hospital services in the country to offer both laser and lens surgery.


In addition to his wealth of experience in refractive surgery, Arun specialises in the treatment of keratoconus and has introduced several new techniques over the years to the region, including collagen cross linking, Kera-rings, INTACs and topographic guided laser. He has also pioneered numerous corneal transplant techniques in Manchester and is regularly referred patients from across the country and overseas.


A medico legal expert in cornea and refractive surgery, Arun has helped to train many refractive surgeons, both in the UK and abroad. He has many publications in peer reviewed journals, and is a co-investigator in a number of research studies funded by the Medical Research Council and BBSR Council in Manchester, Lancaster and Cardiff universities.



BSc (Hons) 1985, MbChB 1988, FRCOphth 1992, MD 2000


Procedures Performed

Laser Eye Surgery

Lens Surgery
Cataract, Refractive Lens Exchange (NuVu), Phakic IOL, Implantable Contact Lens, Piggyback IOLs.

Advanced IOLs and Laser optimisation after lens insertion, Iris-clip, iris sutured IOLs.

Scleral fixated sutured posterior chamber intra-ocular lenses.

Piggyback IOL to correct residual refractive error after previous cataract surgery.

Presbyopia Surgery
KAMRA, Blended vision, Refractive Lens Exchange.

Corneal Grafts
DSEK, DSAEK, DALK, Femtosecond DALK, PK, Femtosecond PK, ALTK.

CXLink, Corneal Segments, LaserLink, Corneal Graft, Femtosecond Laser Assisted Corneal Graft.

Corneal Surface
Amniotic membrane, Pterygium surgery, PTK for Recurrent Erosion Syndrome and Band Keratopathy.


Contact Details

Secretary: Georgia Cuncarr

Tel: 0161 445 6278



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