|Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram|
|MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), ICO, MCPS|
|Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismologist
Chief of Paediatric Ophthalmology Service at Moorfields UAE
Languages: English and Urdu
Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram is experienced in Retinopathy of Prematurity screening and management (an eye disease affecting premature babies). She is also experienced in all types of squint (strabismus) surgery (including the use of botulinum toxin).
Dr. Khurram studied medicine at the Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan, and undertook a post-graduate fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK. She completed her fellowship training in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK. During her time there, she worked with some of the most prominent Paediatric Ophthalmologists and gained a world-class knowledge of paediatric ophthalmic surgical procedures.
Dr. Khurram has a highly advanced sub-specialist interest in Paediatric Ophthalmology. Her area of expertise covers the clinical and surgical management of congenital cataracts and congenital glaucoma, including augmented filtration procedures and cyclophotocoagulation.
Dr. Khurram is an active researcher, publisher and presenter in her specialist field.