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Sus Biswas

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To book a consultation with Sus Biswas:

Call: 01625 352037 or 07729077139

Sus Biswas

Manchester Royal Eye Hospital


Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist & Ophthalmic Surgeon

Qualifications: BSc Hons, (1989), MB BS (1992), FRCOphth (1996)

Special Interests:

Professor Biswas has over 27 years’ experience in ophthalmology and for the last 22 years he has specialized in children’s eye problems, developing unparalleled expertise in:

  • Paediatric strabismus/lazy eye

  • Paediatric Corneal and External Disease;

  • Paediatric Corneal Transplantation;

  • Developmental abnormalities of the front of the eye in children

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity;

  • Congenital and Developmental Glaucoma in children

  • Inherited eye diseases in children



  • Medical School: St Bartholomew's Hospital, London (1986-1992).

  • Ophthalmology training at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (1994-2002).

  • Ocular Genetic research fellowship 1999-2000, including a 3 month visiting research fellowship at the Jules Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Great Ormond Street Hospital and King's College Hospital (2001-2002).

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist - Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, with a specialist interest in paediatric ophthalmology since 2002.

  • Clinical Head of Division, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital,  2012- 2018

  • Chair of the North of England Ophthalmological Society 2019-2021

  • Chair of The Paediatric Sub Committee of the Royal College of  Ophthalmologists since 2019

  • Head of the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital Paediatric Ophthalmology Service to date

  • Professor of Ophthalmology since August 2023



Professor Biswas has established:

  • A popular and highly sought after paediatric ophthalmology training fellowship.

  • Paediatric corneal transplantation service

  • Multidisciplinary clinics in paediatric cornea, ocular allergy and retinal disease

Contributor to national guidelines for Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening and Treatment in the UK

Authored or co-authored over 70 publications in peer reviewed journals plus chapters in textbooks.

Nominated for a national award for establishing the Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening Service in Manchester

Awarded the Duke Elder Medal by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in May 2023


Conditions treated

  • Childhood squint (strabismus /lazy eye)

  • Childhood cataracts

  • Corneal & external eye disease in children

  • Allergic eye disease in children

  • Children’s retinal diseases

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity

  • Genetic and inherited eye diseases in children

  • Coats’ disease

  • Glaucoma in children

Contact Details

Secretary: Grainne Graham

Tel: 01625 352037 or 07729077139


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