Mr Chawla undertook his Fellowship in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1994. Subsequently being elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

He is on the panel of Examiners of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, and is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer Queen Mary,University of London.

Mr Chawla offers specialised cataract surgery with multifocal lens implants with reduced dependence on spectacles afterwards. He also deals with refractive lens exchange, piggy-back lens implants, astigmatic keratotomy and lens implant exchanges which are often needed in patients who have had cataract surgery but are left with a significant prescription for spectacles.

Mr Chawla specialises in Oculoplastic surgery and offers surgery for Dermatochalasis (baggy eyelids), Ptosis (droopy eyelids), Benign and cancerous conditions of eyelids and face including reconstruction of eyelids, minimally invasive Brow lifts, lacrimal surgery for blocked tear ducts, Malpositions of eye lids and Botulinum toxin therapy.

At Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, all the oculoplastic procedures performed by Mr Chawla are performed with Radio-Frequency apparatus, which reduces post operative inflammation, discomfort and results in minimal scarring.

Medical qualifications:  MD, FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Edin), FRCOphth

GMC number:  4167659

Year of qualification:  1977

Areas of expertise:  Ophthalmology


Member of:

  • UK & Ireland Society of Cataract Refractive Surgery
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • British Society of Refractive Surgery
  • British Ocuplastic Surgery Society (Founder Member)
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

NHS base/contact details:

Private practice base/contact details:  01277 695 695 01277 261 924

Other interests:

  • Refractive phacoemulsification and multifocal lens implants for cataracts
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Ptosis correction
  • Eyelid cancer and reconstruction of eyelids

Current posts:  Consultant Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon, Barking, Havering & Redbridge University NHS Trust

Services that this consultant provides:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis Correction)
  • Excimer Laser Treatment
  • Eye Bags
  • Eye Lift
  • Eyelid Reshaping (Blepharoplasty)
  • Glaucoma
  • Lacrimal Disorders
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Loss of Vision
  • Medico-legal
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbital Disease
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Ptosis Correction
  • Squint (Strabismus)
  • Uveitis
  • Visual Fields
  • Visual Loss