Vijay Wagh

Vijay Wagh is a man with short black hair and glasses

Consultant ophthalmologist


Mr Vijay Wagh is a consultant ophthalmologist (eye) and lead clinician for eye emergency services at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Vijay trained in ophthalmology in London, including Moorfields Eye Hospital before undertaking a fellowship at St Thomas' Hospital.

His expertise is in modern phako-emulsification cataract surgery including implantation of lens implants to improve astigmatism.

His special interests include oculoplastic surgery of the eyelids and surrounding structures including surgery of the tear drainage system. He also has experience in managing blepharitis and dry eyes.

Education and training

  • CertLASER, Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London (2019)
  • Diploma in refractive, corneal and cataract surgery, Miguel Hernández University, Spain (2019)
  • FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London (2014)
  • MRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London (2006)
  • FRCS (ophthalmology) Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons (2006)
  • MD (ophthalmology) AIIMS (2003)

Research interests

  • Cataract
  • Oculoplastics
  • External eye disease


  • Best paper presentation in ESCRS, Lisbon
  • First prize in ophthalmic quiz in D Ophthalmic Society annual conference
  • Second prize in ophthalmic quiz, AI ophthalmic conference
  • First prize in ophthalmic quiz, XV annual oculoplastics conference


Vijay has several publications in international journals and has delivered several lectures both nationally and internationally in his chosen field.

Find a list of Vijay Wagh's publications on Google Scholar.

Last updated: April 2022

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